188B Investor Stream

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Project Introduction

The 188B visa is a four-year temporary residence visa for professionals who specialize in various investment activities (stocks, funds, futures, etc.). This visa does not require the applicant to have a business, but requires the applicant to have certain investment experience and experience, and obtain certain benefits from it. There are no mandatory requirements for the main applicant’s education and English.

Project Advantages

Applicants are not required to own a business
There is no pressure to start a business and run a business after entering Australia
Invest in government-designated bonds with high security
No English requirement for applicants
Can bring eligible direct family members to apply for temporary residency and corresponding permanent residency visas
Visa holders are free to travel to and from Australia
While holding a visa, children can study in Australian public primary and secondary schools for free

Application Requirements

At least 3 years of successful investment management background
Business or household net worth of at least A$2.5 million in the 2 financial years preceding the application
Prove that the applicant has excellent investment skills (investment is profitable)
Participate in the management of investments worth more than A$2.5 million in at least one of the five financial years prior to the application, or hold more than 10% of the company's shares
Agree to make a compliant investment of $2.5 million prior to visa approval
Score of 65 points (*scoring criteria include business experience, capital, English ability, etc.)

Application Process

You must give us an Expression of Interest (EOI), be nominated by a State or Territory, and then be invited to apply.
You will need to prove your identity, and provide documents about your business and assets. You also need to provide documents about family members applying with you.
Apply for this visa online in ImmiAccount. You must be invited to apply. Your invitation letter contains instructions on how to lodge your application.
Application received
Visa Approved.