Business Innovation and Investment Program

The Business Innovation and Investment Program is designed to increase entrepreneurial talent and diversify business expertise in Australia. It is positioned to target migrants that have a demonstrated history of success in innovation, investment and business and are able to make a significant contribution to the national innovation system and to the Australian economy.

Australia Permanent Residence

  • Significant Business History Stream (subclass 132)
    • Be under 55 years old
    • Business and personal assets of at least AUD 1,500,000
    • Main business should have an annual turnover of at least AUD 3,000,000
  • Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream (subclass 132)
    • Receive venture capital funding of AUD 1,000,000 for:
      • the early-phase start-up of a business in Australia; or
      • the commercialization of a product in Australia; or
      • the development of a business in Australia; or
      • the expansion of a business in Australia

Australia Provisional Visa

  • Business Innovation Stream (subclass 188A)
    • Be under 55 years old
    • Net personal or business assets of at least AUD800,000 available for transfer to Australia
    • Business turnover of at least AUD500,000 for two out of the last four years
  • Investor Stream (subclass 188B)
    • Be under 55 years old
    • Net personal or business assets of at least AUD2.25million
    • Invest AUD 1.5 million dollars in a state or territory for at least 4 years
  • Significant Investor Stream (subclass 188C)
    • Investment of at least AUD5 million dollars in Commonwealth, State or Territory government bonds, or eligible investment funds
  • Premium Investor Stream (subclass 188D)
    • Investment of AUD15 million dollars into complying investments
  • Entrepreneur Stream (subclass 188E)
    • Be under 55 years old
    • Develop an enterprise or business in Australia or
    • Commercialise a product or service
    • AUD 200,000 funding from any of the following:
      • Commonwealth agencies;
      • State and Territory governments;
      • Publicly funded research organisations; and
      • Investors registered as a Venture Capital Limited Partnership/s (VCLP) or an Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership/s (ESVCLP)

Australia business and investment migration is one of AIMS’ specialties and we have many business
solutions available for these visa programs. Contact us to find out more.

General Skilled Migration

Family Visas

Other Visas