If you are looking at establishing an office in Australia, purchasing a business in Australia or migrating to Australia as a business owner or investor, it is critical to get the right immigration advice upfront. Having a sound immigration strategy upfront can streamline matters significantly and ensure that you meet your goals in starting a business in Australia.
There are a variety of Australian work visas that business people can obtain for themselves or their employees, including:
This is a 4-year provisional visa available to business owners and investors. There are 5 different streams including Business Owner, Investment Linked, Significant Investor, Premium Investor and Entrepreneur.
If you wish to visit Australia for 3 months or less to attend business meetings or to explore business opportunities, you may be interested in applying for a business visitor visa.
Business Talent (Migrant) visas are granted to people with an overall successful business career as the owner of a business or people with Venture Capital funding in Australia. There is no need to apply for a provisional visa before applying for this permanent visa.
This is the permanent stage of the Subclass 188 Provisional Business Innovation and Investment. It requires applicants to have established business operations in Australia or to have maintained an investment in bonds.
This is a brief summary intended for information purposes only. It is not a legal advice. It should not be relied upon as legal advice. Please consult with an experienced immigration consultant before submitting a visa application.