IMMIGRATE TO AUSTRALIA THROUGH INVESTMENT
Investor Visa Program
Investment immigration is by definition, where an individual invests a set amount of money as stipulated by the country he/she wishes to seek permanent residency in. The investment is solely for the benefit of the country’s economy where the individual wishes to reside in, thus allowing them to qualify for permanent residency through an investment immigration program. Each jurisdiction has different requirements to satisfy, as outlined below:
Australia is a highly sought after location for foreigners to permanently reside in, due to its strong and stable economic infrastructure, attractive working conditions and high standard of living. Australia is considered a financial hub and has adopted an advanced financial and telecommunications system, which allows for the ease of business start- ups and international business relations. Australia is a popular location for foreign investors; the standard of health care and education in Australia is high, while real estate offers good value for money.
There are many conditions which must be satisfied for an applicant to successfully gain an investment immigration visa in Australia. The main programs available as an investor are that of Business Innovation and Investment or an investment retirement visa. The type of program you will opt for is dependent on both your age and financial status. Some of these are detailed below:
Business innovation and investment Visas in Australia are designed for applicants who have been nominated by a state, territory government or Australian agency with an invitation to apply by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. The visa is valid for four years and three months from the date it is granted and allows the applicant to travel to and from Australia for duration of visa. This visa has four streams, each with different requirements; Business Innovation stream, Investor stream, Significant Investor stream and premium investor stream.
Please Note: The Premium Investor and the Significant Investor stream are currently unavailable due to low volume of applications.
The Business Innovation stream is designed for skilled business individuals who seek to establish a new or existing business in Australia.
In order to qualify for this Visa, the applicant must meet the following requirements:
The Investor stream is designed for individuals who are willing to make an investment of at least AUD 1.5 million into a business
In order to qualify for this visa, the investor must meet the following requirements:
Applicants with the Business Innovation (Provisional) Visa are eligible to apply for the Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa upon expiry of the provisional visa.
This retirement investor visa is a temporary visa that is applicable for retirees seeking residency in Australia aged 55 or over who have no dependents other than a partner. The visa is valid for 4 years and entitles applicant to work in Australia. Applicants must be sponsored by an Australian state or territory government agency (other than the Australian Capital Territory).
To be eligible for this visa, the applicant will need to meet the following requirements:
Please Note: The Retirement Investor Visa is currently unavailable due to low volume of applications.