Business Visa


Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa Subclass 188



  • Successful Business experience of minimum 4 years 
  • Must be owner of the business Or at least 30% shareholder 
  • Minimum Turnover of $500,000 per year 
  • Minimum Personal and Business Financial Assets of $800,000 
  • Must be less than 55 years old 
  • IELTS score of 5 bands required (  Tuition fee of approximately $10,000 can be paid in lieu of IELTS)- for main applica
  • Spouse needs minimum of 4.5 bands overall in IELTS or $5,000 tuition fee for English course 
  • Duration of Visa: 4 years and 3 months ( After establishing business in Australia for 2 years, eligible for PR) 
  • Minimum amount required for establishing the business in Australia starting from $200,000

This is a points based visa. Minimum required points are 65. Points are awarded for Age, Qualifications, business experience, business turnover, financial assets, English language proficiency and 10 points from the relevant State/ Territory.