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Business Visas Subclass Requirements

The Different Business Skills Categories

(1) Provisional Visa Subclasses

Business Owner (Provisional) (subclass 160/163) is for applicants with a successful business career of senior business management or business ownership. Applicants under this subclass must also have significant business assets and have a genuine and realistic commitment to participate as a principal in the management of a new or existing business.

This category may be sponsored by a State/Territory government, with lower level criteria applying.

Senior Executive (Provisional) (subclass 161/164) is for senior executive employees of major overseas corporations who have been responsible for strategic policy development affecting a major component or a wide range of operations of that business. Applicants under this subclass must also have significant net assets and a genuine and realistic commitment to participate as a principal in the management of a new or existing business.

This category may be sponsored by a State/Territory government, with lower level criteria applying.

Investor (Provisional) (subclass 162/165) - for investors/business people who have an overall successful record of business or investment activities. Applicants under this subclass must also have significant net assets, be willing to invest funds in a designated investment in Australia for 4 years and have a genuine commitment to maintain business and investment activity in Australia.

This category may be sponsored by a State/Territory government, with lower level criteria applying.

(2) Migrant visas

Business Talent (Migrant) (subclass 132) is for high-calibre business people who are owners or part owners of an overseas business and have an overall successful business career. Applicants under this subclass must also significant business assets and have a genuine and realistic commitment to participate as a principal in the management of a new or existing business.

To apply under this category you must be sponsored by a State/Territory government.

(3) Residence visas

Business Owner (Residence) is for persons who hold a Business Skills (Provisional) and have established an ownership interest in a business in Australia for at least 2 years with significant personal and business assets, turnover as well as a minimum number of employees.

Applicants must have been in Australia for at least one year in the two years immediately before applying.

This category may be sponsored by a State/Territory government, with lower level criteria applying.

There is also provision for 457 Independent Executive visa holders in Australia to apply for the State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner.

Investor (Residence) - for persons who have held a Investor Provisional visa and a Designated Investment for the minimum 4 years and who have lived in Australia for at least 2 years in the four years immediately before the application is made.

This category may be sponsored by a State/Territory government.



Client Testimonials:

Andre and his team were really helpful and professional with our partner visa application. Everything ran smoothly thanks to them and it was granted in a record time. We can only recommend the

Francois - Partner Subclass 820/801 Visa - De Facto Relationship

We found Andre and the team at My Australian Visa very professional through the entire process of our application for Permanent Residency. As this is a new visa for New Zealand Citizens, there was a lot of information required and uncertainties in respect to the length of time before we were granted ...

Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa - NZ Stream

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Kat - Partner Subclass 820/801 Visa - de Facto Relationship - Age Gap

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Student Visa Renewal

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Converting 489 Visa to 887 Visa

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457 Visa Granted for Cook - Caveat Occupation

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Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa

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Thanks to Andre and the team from MyAustralianVisa my girlfriend and I are lucky to call ourselves Permanent Residents of Australia! Andre started to assist us back in 2013 with the Sponsorship visa and we just received our employer sponsored permanent residency visa. They were always great to deal ...

ENS, ENS Subclass 186 Visa, TRT stream

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Subclass 457 Visa granted post July 1st 2017