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September 8, 2021

Investment Options of Australian BIIP Residency Program

Australian BIIP and its temporary visas offer the investor a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years. To participate in the Australian Residency Program, visa applicants must make an investment starting from $1.5 million (AUD) (under the Investor Stream), as well as meet requirements to satisfy health, character, and public interest criteria.

Learn more about investment options of Australian BIIP below:

There are four visa streams under the BIIP (Business Innovation and Investment Program):

  • The Business Innovation Stream — Under this stream, Individuals must pass a points test, have a successful business career, and have a business turnover that equals at least AUD 750,000. Additionally, applicants must have net assets of AUD 1.25 million and obtain substantial ownership and management of an Australian business. One year of residency is required.
  • The Investor Stream —Just like in the Business Innovation stream, individuals must pass a points test. Under the Investor Stream, the applicants are required to commit AUD 2.5 million investment into a complying Australian investment fund. The investment must be maintained for the duration of the provisional visa validity. At least 2 years of residency are required.
  • The Significant Investor Stream — Under the Significant Investor Stream, applicants must invest at least AUD 5 million into a complying Australian investment fund. The investment must be maintained for the duration of the provisional visa validity. On average, at least 40 days a year of residency are required for primary visa holders.
  • The Entrepreneur Stream — Individuals must receive endorsement by a state or territory government and reside in the country for at least two years.

    All above-mentioned temporary visas offer a direct pathway to permanent residence after 3 years. Investors are required to meet certain residence and investment requirements. The initial Australian visa will be valid for 5 years.

Australian Residency Program Overview

Australian BIIP Residency by Investment program offers a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years. To participate in BIIP Australian Program, visa applicants must meet requirements to satisfy health, character, and public interest criteria.

Australia is the world’s sixth-largest country and one of the first countries to establish democracy in the modern world. Being one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Australia offers a well-developed multicultural environment, high quality of life, protection of civil and political rights, and economic freedom to its residents.

At the moment, Australia is the world’s 14th largest economy and has over 25 million population that is centered in urban areas in the east and in coastal areas. The largest cities in Australia are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth, all have something to offer for each visitor.

What are the Australian Residency program benefits?

Australian BIIP program offers a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years, subject to meeting certain residence and investment or business turnover requirements. The program lets the whole family live in a multicultural environment with political, social, and economic stability. Children obtain access to high-standard schooling and Australian universities. In addition, Australia is one of the best places for business investment due to its stable and growing economy.

Investment Options

Temporary business visa streams offer a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years, subject to meeting certain residence and investment or business turnover requirements. The Business Innovation and Investment Program includes the following business visa streams:

The Business Innovation Stream

  • Individuals must pass a points test
  • Applicants should have a successful business with a turnover of at least $500,000(AUD) , and net assets $800,000 (AUD).
  • Substantial ownership and management of an Australian business.

The Investor Stream

  • Applicants must pass a points test and have at least 3 years of investment experience.
  • Applicant should commit $1.5 mlm (AUD) into an Australian state or territory bond for 4 years.
  • The applicant should have net assets of at least 2.25 million (AUD).

The Significant Investor Stream

  • Applicants should commit at least $5 mln (AUD) into a complying Australian investment.
  • Investment should be held for at least 4 years.
  • Permanent residence after four years.

The Entrepreneur Stream

  • Applicants must sign a formal agreement to receive $200,000 (AUD) in venture capital funding from an Australian company.
  • Funding must be used for the commercialization or development of a high-value business idea or product.
  • The Permanent residence will be granted after four years.

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Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your personal circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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