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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:

We have used the legal services of Andre at My Australian Visa to help us through the visa processes 3 times now. The first time was when I was sponsored by my employer for a 457 Visa. Then as I married an Australian I was unaware of the processes to get a partner visa in Australia. Andre helped us ...

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 ...

Thi and I would love to say thank you to you and My Australian Visa team for looking after our case. We are very excited after our 457 visas are granted. I had been searching for consultation in many different migration lawyers and agents. However, after the very first appointment with My Australian ...

Subclass 457 Visa granted post July 1st 2017

Dear Andre, I am so excited for the news that my Partner Visa is granted. I apologise for taking so long but it has been a very busy period for Matt and I and once more I thank you for the great job and the patience you showed. We wish you all the best and we will keep in touch for the second step ...

Gloria - Partner 820 Subclass Visa - De Facto Relationship

I sought the help of Andre and the awesome team at MY AUSTRALIAN VISA for my permanent residency application in October 2016. Upon taking my case Andre advised me to choose the employer nomination scheme ENS (subclass 186) visa as I was on a 457 visa as a metal fabricator. My employer agreed to go ...

Rajesh - Employer Sponsored Permanent Residency - ENS Subclass 186 Visa - TRT Stream

Andre Congiu has assisted us with our 457 visa application which has been granted at the first time. He is a really professional lawyer who does explain in detail everything and really wants to make sure you are choosing the best visa based on your circumstances and goals. I am very happy to refer ...

Terence - Temporary Work (Skilled) Subclass 457 Visa

Thanks to Andre, always available, reliable and happy to explain all the circumstances, I have finally got my Australian Permanent Resident Visa. He has started to assist me since 2013 when I applied and successfully got the sponsorship (457Visa) with the business that I'm working for. That day when ...

Mauro - 457 Visa and ENS 186 Visa

I was referred to MYAUSTRALIANVISA by a friend who has been using their services for many years. From the very first meeting with Andre, I found him to be extremely professional, knowledgeable, detailed and friendly. He assisted me with two visas, temporary graduate and permanent residency visas, ...

Bhavini - Temporary Graduate Subclass 485 Visa AND Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa

We made an application to obtain the visa 457, MyAustralianvisa was really professional, always keep in touch with us, advise us at any time, we always get the information’s that we needed, and the application was quick (16 days only) We thank you for your great job. It was a pleasure to deal with ...

Dorian - Subclass 457 Visa - Onshore Application

I had chance to meet many immigration agents and immigration lawyers, some with good experience but too confident of them self and some other without knowledge of what they was going to do. I met Andre casually when I first arrived here and I chose him to help me out with my visa. He have always ...

Mariano - Standard Business Sponsorship (SBS) Nomination and Subclass 457 Visa Applications