Business Visa

    The 188C visa is a type of visa in the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) subclass 188 visa program of Australia. This visa is for entrepreneurs, investors, and business owners who are seeking to establish a new or existing business in Australia. The 188C visa is a provisional visa that allows the holder to reside in Australia for up to four years, with the possibility of applying for permanent residency later.

    For those prepared to invest AUD$5 million in Australia, this is a temporary visa valid for 5 years. The applicant may submit a Business Innovation & Investment (Residence) Subclass 888 visa application after maintaining an investment in Australia for four years.

    For this visa application, the applicants can be in Australia or abroad (on shore or off shore).


    • You must be invited to apply for this visa.
    • You must be nominated by a State or Territory government agency or Austrade to invest at least AUD5 million that meets certain requirements and have a genuine intention to hold that investment for the life of your provisional visa.
    • You must have a genuine intention to live in the State or Territory whose government agency nominates you.


    • You can establish or develop a new or existing business in Australia.
    • You can be eligible for permanent residency through the Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888).
    • You can bring family members with you to Australia.
    • You can live, work and study in Australia while you run your business.
    • You can access to government support and resources for business owners in Australia.

    Start your application and Book your free consultation to assess your eligibility for subclass 188C (Significant Investment) Visa.