Australia Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 888 is a permanent residence visa that allows an applicant to continue business or investment activities. The Subclass 888 visa is the second stage of Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa Subclass 188. Under 888 visa, you can live and settle in Australia permanently.You don’t need to submit new expression of Interest (EOI) or have to receive invitation for this visa , if you have full-filled all the requirements of Provisional Visa Subclass 188.
For being eligible to apply , candidates have to meet the below-given eligibility criteria:
1) You should be the holder of the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa Subclass 188.
2) You should receive the nomination from state/territory government.
3) You must qualify the health and character requirements.
4) You and your accompany partner should be free from all kind of illegal and unlawful activities.
5) You have genuine and real intentions to maintain investment in Australia.
6) You should be free from all kind of outstanding debts from Australian Government.
7) You hold the Special Category Visa (Subclass 444) and have qualified all the eligibility requirements of Business Innovation Stream.
1) For being eligible to apply for Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 888 under Business Innovation stream then you should be the holder of Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 188 or a Special Category visa (Subclass 444) for at least one year out of the two years immediately you apply for the visa.
2) To apply for Significant Investor Stream of Permanent Visa Subclass 888, you must have held Provisional Visa (Subclass 188) under Significant Investor Stream or Significant Investor Extension Stream for the period of 40 days per year for the time you have held provisional visa.
3) If you want to apply for the permanent visa Subclass 888 under Premium Investor Stream then you should have held a Premium investor stream of Provisional Visa Subclass 188 for at least one year and have received nomination from the Commonwealth Government.
4) For being eligible to apply under Investor stream of Permanent Visa Subclass 188, you must have resided in Australia and been the Provisional Visa Subclass 188 holder in the investor Stream for the minimum period of two years out of the four years.
The Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 888 processing time may vary depending on the below-given factors:
1) If all the required documents are not submitted on time.
2) If you have not submitted all the required documents along with your visa application.
|Stream||75% of applications processed in||90% of applications processed in|
|Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 888||Inapplicable due to low volume of applications||Inapplicable due to low volume of applications|
|Stream||Main applicant Charge||Additional applicant ( 18 and above 18 years)||Additional applicant ( less than 18 years of age)|
|Business Innovation and Investment Visa Subclass 888||AUD 2,405||AUD 1,130||AUD 565|
Additional costs: you may have to pay for the police clearance , health exam and other important documents.
a) Police clearance certificate: This certificate states your moral conduct. You have to pay for the respective authorities where you have resided from last 12 months.
b) Health certificate: You have to pay full cost for your health exam. The health exam is valid for 12 months.
c) If documents are not available in the English language then you should get it translate it into the English language with the help of authorized accessing authority.
1) Subclass 888 Visa allows you to live and stay in Australia permanently.
2) You have the right to work in Australia during your stay.
3) You can sponsor your family members for permanent residency.
4) You get the access to Medicare, the best health care and medical facilities.
5) The applicant can travel multiple times in and outside Australia till the time visa is valid.
6) You may apply for Australian Citizenship if you meet the eligibility requirements.
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