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Business & Investment Migration to Australia

Are you a successful business owner or investor looking to migrate to Australia for a better quality of life? Are you interested in investing into a state of Australia, purchasing an existing business in Australia or starting a new business venture? Then this could be the Australian visa pathway for you.
The Australian government understands the benefits of allowing talented and experienced business owners and investors to migrate to Australia. The business migration program is designed to allow people with a history of successful business ownership to migrate to Australia on the basis of their business history. Similarly, the investor streams of the business migration program allow deft investors to take advantage of their investment skills to gain permanent residence in Australia.
There are several alternative visas and visa streams available if someone wants to migrate to Australia for business-related reasons. All business visas require nomination from the state or territory to which the applicant wants to migrate.

Subclass 188 & 888 Business Innovation Stream  

These visas create an Australian migration pathway for people with a history of successful business ownership & management who wish to own and manage an Australian business, whether new or existing.

Subclass 188 & 888 Investor Streams  

These visas are for people who have a history of successful investment activity who wish to invest in a state or territory of Australia. The minimum amount of the investment is 1.5 million Australian dollars but there are several streams for varying levels of investment. 

Subclass 132 Business Talent Visa – Significant Business History Stream  

Those who are highly skilled and experienced in owning and managing businesses with significant good business history could be eligible to apply to migrate to Australia under this visa category. This visa requires owning and managing larger businesses than the subclass 188 provisional visa. 

Subclass 188 & 888 Entrepreneur Stream  

These visas are for people who are able to secure at least $200,000 in venture capital funding to start a business in Australia. In order to gain permanent residency, the candidate’s business ventures must be successful overall after four years.

Subclass 132 Business Talent Visa – Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream  

These visas are for people who are able to secure at least $1 000,000 in venture capital funding to start a business in Australia. These people can skip straight to permanent residency instead of going through the provisional visa process above. 
 

Red Earth Migration Can Help

Business migration is a complicated area and it can be hard to determine which is the best visa pathway for your Australian migration journey. Our expert migration consultants handle business visas on a regular basis and understand all factors involved in choosing the Australian visa that’s right for you. Call 08 6161 9239 to schedule a consult today and take the first step to living in Australia.