Business Talent (Permanent) visa (132)

Have business acumen and ambition

You must have:

  • an overall successful business career
  • a genuine desire to own and maintain a management role in a business in Australia

Own a substantial part of the business

For at least 2 of the 4 fiscal years before you were invited to apply, you must have an ownership interest in one or more qualifying businesses in which your net value was at least AUD400,000. If the qualifying business is a publicly listed company, your shareholding must be at least 10 percent.

Have total net assets worth AUD1.5 million or more

Your net business and personal assets must be at least AUD1.5 million:

  • legally acquired
  • available for transfer to Australia within 2 years after the visa is granted

Have annual turnover of AUD3.0 million or more

Your total annual turnover must be at least AUD3.0 million:

  • from at least 1 business and no more than 2 businesses
  • for at least 2 of the 4 fiscal years immediately before you were invited to apply for this visa

Your ownership interest must be either:

  • 51% or more of a business with turnover of less than AUD400,000 per year
  • 30% or more of a business with turnover of more than AUD400,000 per year, or
  • 10% or more of a publicly listed company

Have total net assets worth AUD400,000 or more

Your total net assets must be at least AUD400,000 from the ownership interest in one or more qualifying businesses, gained over at least 2 of the 4 fiscal years immediately before you were invited to apply for this visa.

Application Procedures

Application Procedures (Details)

1. Submit your EOI (Expresssion of Interest) through online system. 

There is no minimum requirement on EOI for 188C but you will still have to submit your points online.

2. Gather your documents mentioned in the checklist: 

3. Submit visa application

4. Receive visa outcome

Keep a copy of this with you when in Australia.

You have a right to a review of the decision if you are refused but the application charge will not be refunded. 

5. Enjoy permanent residency

when you have this visa

  • work and study in Australia

  • enrol in Australia’s public health care scheme, Medicare

  • sponsor your relatives to come to Australia

  • apply for Australian citizenship

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