Australian Business and investment visas are available through two pathways:
This visa is a temporary provisional visa which allows the visa holders to own and manage a business in Australia, conduct business and investment activity in Australia or undertake an entrepreneurial activity in Australia. At the end of the provisional visa period, the visa holders are able to apply for the Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (Subclass 888), subject to satisfying all the requirements.
This visa includes five streams:
1.1 Business Innovation stream (Subclass 188A)
1.2 Investor stream (Subclass 188B)
1.3 Significant Investor stream (Subclass 188C)
1.4 Premium Investor stream (Subclass 188D)
1.5 Entrepreneur stream (Subclass 188E)
This visa is a permanent visa which allows the visa holders to establish a new business or develop an existing business in Australia.
This visa includes two streams:
2.1 Significant Business History stream
2.2 Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream