Australian Significant Investor Visas
Direct foreign investment into Australia for emigration purposes continues to grow in popularity as investors seek opportunities for their families that provides more than a financial return offered by investments elsewhere.
The Australian Federal Government are prioritising all Business, Innovation and Investment visa. Enabling investors to emigrate within a few months.
- Ability to reside, study, work and retire in Australia
- One of the highest standards of living in the world
- World-class education and healthcare
- Ability to bring eligible dependents
- No English language proficiency required
- No points test to satisfy
- No upper age limits
Providing Permanent Residency after a qualifying period, leading to citizenship after five years in exchange for inward investments.
At least AUD$ 5 million (held for the duration of the provisional visa). This will comprise of:
- 20% in eligible Venture Capital and Private Growth Equity funds (VCPE) investing in start-up and small private companies (AUD$ 1m)
- 30% in eligible managed funds or Listed Investment Companies (LICs) that invest in emerging companies (AUD$ 1.5m)
- 50% in balancing investments in managed funds or LICs that invest in eligible assets, including Australian listed securities, eligible corporate bonds or notes, annuities and real property (AUD$ 2.5m).
The source of funds
Prior to accepting direct foreign investments, the Australian Investment company conduct:
- Anti-money laundering checks
- A Know Your Clients onboarding process
- A Politically Exposed Person check
Compliant investment funds
The fund managers selected to assist in managing the investment must satisfy the Department of Home Affairs criteria as follows:
- Over AUD$ 100 million investments under management
- Hold an Investor Director Portfolio Services Licence
- Manage complying investment frameworks
- Licenced by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
- Member of the Australian Investment Council
A complete tailored emigration by investment solution. Our qualified experts assist with both your emigration case and sourcing the Compliant Investment Framework most suited to your individual emigration requirements.