Australia & South Africa

Business Visa

Business Innovation and Investment
(Permanent) visa (subclass 888)

Business Innovation Stream

This visa lets holders of the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) in the Business Innovation stream or the Business Innovation Extension stream, or holders of a subclass 444 (Special Category) visa, or certain holders of a subclass 457 (Business (Long Stay) visa, stay permanently.

Stay

Permanently

Cost

From A$2,590 [excluding investment criteria]

Processing Time

There are no standard processing times available for this stream

  • You must apply online
  • You must hold a subclass 188 in the business innovation stream,subclass 444 visa or certain holders of subclass 457 visa
  • You must be able to show ongoing business involvement

Business Innovation and Investment (permanent) visa (subclass 888)

Investor Stream

This visa lets you continue your investment activities in Australia permanently.

Stay

Permanently

Cost

From AUD2,590

Processing Time

There are no standard processing times available for this stream.

  • You must apply online
  • You must hold a subclass 188 in the investor stream
  • You must have held a designated investment of AUD1.5 million for 4 years

Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888)

Significant Investor Stream

This visa lets you continue your investment activities in Australia permanently.

Stay

This is a permanent visa.

Cost

From AUD2,590

Processing Time

There are no standard processing times available for this stream

  • you must apply online
  • you must hold a subclass 188 visa in the Significant Investor stream or Significant Investor Extension stream
  • you must have held a complying investment of AUD 5 million for 4 years

Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888)

Premium investor stream

This visa lets you continue your investment activities in Australia permanently.

Stay

Permanently

Cost

From AUD2,590

Processing Time

There are no standard processing times available for this stream

  • you must apply online
  • you must have held a subclass 188 visa in the Premium Investor stream for 12 months
  • you must have held a complying investment of AUD15 million for the duration of your subclass 188 visa

Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888)

Entrepreneur stream

This visa lets you stay in Australia indefinitely. You can apply if you hold a Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) in the Entrepreneur stream. It lets you continue your entrepreneur activities in Australia.

Stay

Permanently

Cost

From AUD2,590

Processing Time

There are no standard processing times available for this stream.

  • you must have held a subclass 188 visa in the Entrepreneur stream for 4 years
  • have lived in Australia for at least 2 years while on the above visa

you must demonstrate a successful record of entrepreneurial activity in Australia while you held your subclass 188 visa

Contact the office for more information