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Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188)

About this subclass:

  • Applicant needs to hold a Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) Innovation stream.
  • Applicant have held the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) Innovation stream for at least 3 years
  • He or She not have held more than one Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) Innovation stream visa
  • He or She must be nominated by a State or Territory government agency.

Benefits:

  • Applicant can operate a new or existing business in Australia
  • Bring eligible members of your family with you
  • Apply for a permanent Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888) Business.

 

VISA Subclasses

Business Migration to Australia

Innovation Stream 188A

 

About this Visa:
 This is a 4 years 3 months provisional residence visa;
 Allows you to come to Australia with your family;
 Start a new business or purchase an existing business;
 Manage this business for minimum 2 years and then;
 Apply for Permanent Residency (PR) in Australia.

Specific Requirements for 188A:

1. Main Applicant under 55 years of age. Some exceptions; and
2. Minimum 30% ownership in business; and
3. Main management role in the business; and
4. Annual turnover of at least AUD 500,000 for 2 years in recent 4 years; and
5. Net min personal and business asset to be AUD 800,000 ; and
6. MUST Score at least 65 points on the Innovation Points test.

 

Mandatory Point test Criteria:
1. Age
2. Net Asset
3. Business Experience
4. Annual Turnover

Optional / Additional Points for:
1. Education
2. English / IELTS
3. Patent
4. Trade Mark
5. Joint Venture
6. Export Business
7. Gazelle Business

IMPORTANT:
Business Migration is a very complex process, especially determining the possibilities and presenting it to the Department in Australia. Different countries have different investment phenomena and financial systems and that all needs to be integrated into Australia and International standards. With our expertise in processing applications from around the globe, we can guide you the best.

 

How to apply?

Fill up the KYC Form for a FREE Eligibility Check and email to migration@bwest.com.au

 

Can I apply in Australia or overseas?
We apply in Australia for your full family, and you can be overseas or in Australia at the time of application.

 

How to be PR in Australia?
1. You or spouse must stay in Australia at least 1 year in 2 years just before you apply for PR;
and
2. Invest min AUD 600,000 in total (Min AUD 200,000 in Business and Min AUD 400,000 in Land or Property); and
3. Manage business for 2 years in Australia; and
4. Make turnover of AUD 300,000 in the second year
5. You may employ 2 Australian PR or Citizen staff in 2nd year of business (Optional)
6. Have genuine and realistic commitment to stay in Australia.
7. Have followed Australian Law.
8. Meet health and character requirements.
If you can’t fulfil the requirements, you can apply for maximum 2 years extension. 2 years extension can be applied only in 4th year of your current 188A visa.

 

How much does it cost to apply?
Main applicant application fee is AUD 5,375
Any Family members over 18 years of age is AUD 2,685
Any Family members under 18 years of age is AUD 1,345
If main applicant or any family member over 18 years of age have less than functional
English, there is additional fee (Second Instalment) applies:
The Second Instalment charge for Main Applicant is AUD 9,795
The Second Instalment charge for over 18 any family member is AUD 4,890

* Other professional service fee, surcharge, third party fees applicable to process the
application through us and can be discussed once we check the eligibility and know details.

 

Click here to download the article > Info Pack_188A_BWest

Business Migration to Australia

Investor Stream 188B

About this Visa:

 This is a 4 years 3 months provisional residence visa;
 Allows you to come to Australia with your family;
 Invest in Australia and you can do business as well;
 Keep the investment in Govt. Bond for 4 years and then;
 Apply for Permanent Residency (PR) in Australia.

Specific Requirements for 188B:
1. Main Applicant under 55 years of age. Some exceptions; and
2. One year experience out of recent 5 years of either;
A. Minimum 10% ownership in qualifying business with a management role; OR
B. AUD 1,500,000 Mil Investment Management Experience; and
3. Net Asset (personal and business) to be AUD 2,250,000 or more; and
4. Must have at least 3 years of Qualifying Business or Investment Management Experience; and
5. MUST Score at least 65 points on the Innovation Points test.

Mandatory Point test Criteria:
1. Age
2. Net Asset
3. Special Endorsement from State Govt
4. Business Turnover
5. Investment Experience

Optional / Additional Points for:
1. Education
2. English / IELTS

 

Eligible Investment means:

A. Ownership in a business.
B. Real Estate
C. Loan to Business
D. Term / Fixed Deposit (FD)
E. Stocks and Bonds
F. Gold or bullion

 

IMPORTANT:
Business Migration is a very complex process, especially determining the possibilities and presenting it to the Department in Australia. Different countries have different investment phenomena and financial systems and that all needs to be integrated into Australia and International standards. With our expertise in processing applications from around the globe, we can guide you the best.

How to apply?
Fill up the KYC Form for a FREE Eligibility Check and email to migration@bwest.com.au

Can I apply in Australia or overseas?
We apply in Australia for your full family, and you can be overseas or in Australia at the time of application.

How to be PR in Australia?
1. You or spouse must stay in Australia at least 2 years in 4 years just before you apply for PR; and
2. Invest min AUD 1,500,000 into Govt Bond
3. Have a genuine and realistic commitment to stay in Australia.
4. Have followed Australian Law.
5. Meet health and character requirements.

How much does it cost to apply?
Main applicant application fee is AUD 5,375
Any Family members over 18 years of age are AUD 2,685
Any Family members under 18 years of age are AUD 1,345
If the main applicant or any family member over 18 years of age have less than functional English, there is an additional fee (Second Instalment) applies:
The Second Instalment charge for Main Applicant is AUD 9,795
The Second Instalment charge for over 18 any family member is AUD 4,890

* another professional service fee, surcharge, third party fees applicable to process the
application through us and can be discussed once we check the eligibility and know details.

Click Here to download the article > Info Pack_188B_BWest

Significant Investor Stream 188C

About this Visa:
This is a 4 years 3 months provisional residence visa that allows you to live, invest and do business in Australia. Your family members can be included and kids can study. You get this visa based on your AUD 5 Million investment to Australia (see requirements).The investment needs to be in specified format and you must have a genuine intention to hold this investment for 4 years. After 4 years and meeting other criteria, you will become eligible to apply Permanent Residency (PR).

Can I apply in Australia or overseas?
You can either be in Australia or overseas when we lodge your application. To apply in Australia you must have other substantive visa or in Bridging A, B or C Visa.

Basic Requirements (188C):
For grant of the visa, applicants must make an investment of at least AUD 5 million in a “complying investment”. A “complying investment” for the purposes of the Significant Investor Visa must be made up of:
• At least $500,000 in venture capital and growth private equity funds which invest in start-ups and small private companies
• At least $1.5 million in approved managed funds investing in emerging companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
• A ‘balancing investment’ of up to $3 million in managed funds that may invest in a range of assets, including ASX-listed companies, Australian corporate bonds or notes, annuities and commercial real estate. In this stream, you need to stay at least 6 weeks (40 days) in Australia per year; OR Your spouse needs to stay at least 180 days per year in Australia.

How to apply?
Please fill up the Initial Query Form so that we can do a FREE Eligibility Assessment or email your details to migration@bwest.com.au

IMPORTANT:
Significant Investment migration is a very complex process, especially determining the possibilities and presenting it to the Department in the way law requires. Different country have different investment phenomena and financial systems, and that all needs to be integrated in Australia and International standard. With our expertise on processing applications from around the globe, we know the differences and can guide you the best. Sometimes you may have other options for migrating to Australia. So we need to go through details information and give a proper assessment on your prospect and options. It takes reasonable amount of time to do so but still we are happy to do it for you, if you can provide all genuine and true information to us. Without seeing proper documents, we are not able to give any comments. IELTS and Education is not mandatory for this visa. Once you get this visa, we will start another process for your next visa which is 888C (PR). We will provide assistance till you get Australian Citizenship.

How much does it cost to apply?
Main applicant application fee is AUD 5,375
Any Family members over 18 years of age is AUD 2,685
Any Family members under 18 years of age is AUD 1,345

If main applicant or any family member over 18 years of age have less than functional English, there is additional fee (Second Installment) applies:
The Second Installment charge for Main Applicant is AUD 9,795
The Second Installment charge for over 18 any family member is AUD 4,890

* Other professional service fee, surcharge, third party fees applicable to process the application through us and can be discussed once we check the eligibility and know details.

How to apply PR (subclass 888) after getting this visa?
Please read our subclass 888A requirements or contact us for details.

Click here to download >> Info Pack_188C_BWest.pdf

Business Innovation and Investment  (Entrepreneur stream) visa 188E

Eligibility:

  • Be under 55 years of age, although a state or territory can waive this requirement if your proposed complying entrepreneur activity will be of exceptional economic benefit to the nominating state or territory
  • Have competent English and be able to provide evidence of this at the time you are invited to apply for the visa
  • Be undertaking or proposing to undertake a complying entrepreneur activity in Australia and have a genuine intention to continue this activity

An activity is a complying entrepreneur activity if all of the following requirements are met:

  • Applicant has one or more legally enforceable agreements to receive funding with a total of at least AUD200 000 from one of the following entities:
  • Commonwealth Government agency
  • State or Territory Government
  • Publicly Funded Research Organization
  • Investor registered as an Australian Venture Capital Limited Partnership or Early State Venture Capital Limited Partnership
  • Specified Higher Education Provider

 

  • under the agreement at least 10 per cent of the funding must be payable to the entrepreneurial entity within 12 months of the day the activity starts to be undertaken in Australia;
  • You held at least 30 per cent interest in your entrepreneurial entity when you entered into the agreement.
  • You have a business plan for the entrepreneurial entity noting how your innovative idea will lead to the commercialization of a product or service in Australia, or the development of an enterprise or business in Australia.

This visa lets you:

At first you will get 4 years visa, then establish a new or develop an existing business and/or invest in Australia, make a designated investment with an Australian state or territory government, make and maintain complying investments in Australia or participate in a complying entrepreneurial activity in Australia.

  • Travel in and out of Australia for the life of your visa.
  • Bring members of your family unit with you to Australia.

Business Talent Migration to Australia (Direct PR) 132

About this Visa:
This category is Permanent Residency (for life time) that allows you and full family to live in Australia for life time. You and full family, gets all benefit of Australian PR, other than voting right. Once you operate business in Australia and meet stay requirements, you become Citizen of Australia and get Australian Passport. Whoever of family members stay, they get citizenship and other stay as PR for life time until they stay in future and become citizen.

Can I apply in Australia or overseas?
You can either be in Australia or overseas when we lodge your application. To apply in Australia you must have other substantive visa or in Bridging A, B or C Visa.

Business Talent Visa is available in two streams:

1. Significant Business History Stream: for people with large scale business ownership and experience.
2. Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream: for people who have access to venture capital funding of at least AUD 1 million.

Basic Requirements (132):

Common Criteria
All applicants must have a genuine and realistic commitment to either establish a new business or to participate in an existing business, and to maintain substantial ownership interest, and be involved in the day to day management of the business.

Significant Business History Stream
For the Significant Business History Stream, you would need to meet the following criteria:
1. Main applicant under 55 years of age. If you are 55 years or more, some state may accept your application under exceptional economic benefit; and
2. Net Asset Personal and Business assets (Applicant + Spouse) to be AUD 1,500,000 ; and
3. Main applicant have a overall successful business career; and
4. You and or your partner must have at least AUD 400,000 net asset in one or 2 qualifying businesses; and
5. Annual turnover of at least AUD 3,000,000 for the 2 years in recent 4 fiscal years from maximum 2 qualifying business; and
6. Qualifying Business – Main applicant (only) MUST have any one of bellow for 2 fiscal years;
o Minimum 51% Share if turnover is less than AUD 400,000 per year; OR
o Minimum 30% Share if turnover is more than AUD 400,000 per year; OR
o Minimum 10% Share if Public Listed Company.

Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream
For the Venture Capital Entrepreneur Stream, you must have a venture capital funding agreement of at least AUD 1 million through an Australian company who is a member of the Australian Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).

How to apply?
Please fill up the Initial Query Form so that we can do a FREE Eligibility Assessment or email your details to migration@bwest.com.au

IMPORTANT:
Business Talent migration is a very complex process, especially determining the possibilities and presenting it to the Department in the way law requires. Different country have different investment phenomena and financial systems, and that all needs to be integrated in Australia and International standard. With our expertise on processing applications from around the globe, we know the differences and can guide you the best. Sometimes you may have other options for migrating to Australia. So we need to go through details information and give a proper assessment on your prospect and options. It takes reasonable amount of time to do so but still we are happy to do it for you, if you can provide all genuine and true information to us. Without seeing proper documents, we are not able to give any comments. IELTS and Education is not mandatory for this visa. Once you get this visa, we will help for Business Acquisition and also provide assistance till you get Australian Citizenship.

How much does it cost to apply?
Main applicant application fee is AUD 7,855
Any Family members over 18 years of age is AUD 3,930
Any Family members under 18 years of age is AUD 1,960

If main applicant or any family member over 18 years of age have less than functional English, there is additional fee (Second Installment) applies:
The Second Installment charge for Main Applicant is AUD 9,795
The Second Installment charge for over 18 any family member is AUD 4,890

* Other professional service fee, surcharge, third party fees applicable to process the application through us and can be discussed once we check the eligibility and know details.

Click here to download >> Info Pack_132_BWest.pdf

FAQ

1.What is the normal processing time?

1 year to 1.5 years.

2.When can I apply for citizenship?

After 4 years of 188 visa grant and also need to fulfill 188 visa conditions.

3.Can I include my parents?

Yes. But some exceptions are made, consult with our Experts.

4.If one of my businesses is in a loss, would it be affected in my visa?

Depends on your Business profile, Please Take our legal assistance

5.Do I need to establish same business in Australia?

Not mandatory.

6.Can I travel frequently or need to stay constantly in Australia?

Yes, you can travel frequently.

7.What is the normal processing time?

1 year to 1.5 years.

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