Subclass 188a Visa

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Subclass 188A – Business Innovation STREAM

A provisional visa for those who have successful business career or investor from overseas and who wants to establish, develop and manage a new or existing business in Australia. You must be nominated by an Australian State or Territory government agency, before being invited to apply for this visa.

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KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be under 55 years old
  • You must score at least 65 points on the points test
  • Successful overall business and investment career
  • For 2 out of 4 fiscal years immediately before you receive an invitation to apply, you must have had an ownership stake in 1 or 2 businesses that had at least AUD500,000 turnover in each of those 2 years
    • If the company’s annual turnover exceeds $400000, you must own 30% of shares
    • If the company’s annual turnover is under $400,000, you must own 51% of share
    • If a listed company, you must own 10% of shares or above
  • Total net business and personal assets of at least AUD800,000
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BENEFITS

  • Stay in Australia for up to 4 years and 3 months
  • Bring eligible members of your family with you
  • Apply for a permanent stream if certain requirements are met.

COST

This visa costs AUD5,375 for the main applicant.

There is also a charge for each family member who applies for the visa with you:

  • Family members over 18 years old: AUD2,685
  • Family members under 18 years old: AUD1,345

You must pay an extra charge for any applicant 18 years old or older who has less than functional English. The second instalment charges are:

  • Main applicant: AUD9,795
  • Family members: AUD4,890
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ELIGIBLE FOR A BUSINESS VISA!

At Gold Migration Lawyers, our incredible lawyers will ensure that your hard-earned investments will not go to waste, and that you and your family achieve your ultimate goal of obtaining your Australian Permanent Residency.

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What matters to us most is what our clients have to say about their experience once everything has been resolved. Below are some of the messages we have received from people we’ve represented.

Lach S
Lach S
We get our visa in record time Could not believe it. Immigration says 2 years and they get it in weeks. Mr andreas is very amazing man and me and family owe you and gold lawyers forever
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Asmita K.
Thank you for Great service.Got Visa in very short period.The team was helpful all the way from start till visa grant.
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Gerlyn O.
I came to Gold Migration lawyers few months ago distraught about my application for permanent residency.It was over 3 years ago since I have applied for my PR and still did not receive any approval. Gold migration gave me assurance that they will facilitate and follow up with the department. They were very detailed and precise with their advise. All requirements and paperworks were tripple checked by them before its submitted to the department.Very prompt in answering all queries and overall very happy with their service.I recieve my Permanent Residency today and I am extremely grateful for this fantastic Lawyers who made my dreams come true after few years of stressing and worrying about my status in Australia..Thank again Peter and your team for helping me..Will definitely recommend your firm to everyone I know whose struggling with their migration process.read more
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Daniel M.
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King K.
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Michael G.
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tynal C.
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Harry M.
I wish I could give more than 5 stars. They are the best lawyers in Melbourne city. Andreas and Ramtin helped me so much and I couldn't have asked for a better service. Thank you so much and I will be recommending you to everyone I come across.read more