There are various business visa options available for migrants wanting to establish a business or invest in Australia.

The visa categories also offer different streams depending on whether you already own a business, want to start a business or if you want to invest in a particular state.

The main visa subclasses that fall within this category are listed below:

Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) – SC188 Visa

The Subclass 188 visa allows people with business skills to come to Australia and utilize these skills.

The visa is initially granted for a period of up to 4 years and 3 months.

There are several streams:

  1. Business innovation stream
  2. Investor stream
  3. Significant investor stream
  4. Premium investor
  5. Entrepreneur stream

Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) – SC888 Visa

The Subclass 888 allows Subclass 188 visa holders to apply for permanent residency and to continue their business activities in Australia. You must have a realistic commitment to continuing your business and investment activities in Australia and not have been involved in any activities that are unacceptable in Australia.

There are several streams:

  1. Business innovation stream

  2. Investor stream
  3. Significant investor stream

  4. Premium investor

  5. Entrepreneur stream

Business Talent – SC132 Visa

This visa allows you to establish a new or develop an existing business in Australia. It is a permanent visa.

There are two streams:

  1. Significant business history stream
  2. Venture capital entrepreneur stream

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