When you apply for Victorian visa nomination for the Significant Investor visa stream, we assess your application against a number of criteria.
You must meet the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s requirements for this visa subclass.
You will need to make an investment that complies as follows:
There is no age limit for this visa stream and you are not required to meet the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s points test.
To qualify for Victorian Government visa nomination, you must show that your complying investments will make a contribution to the Victorian economy in two key investment areas:
To demonstrate economic benefit to Victoria through your Venture Capital and Growth Private Equity (VCPE) investment you will need to show that:
To demonstrate economic contribution to Victoria through your combined ‘emerging companies’ and ‘balancing investment’ components, you will need to show that:
Your fund manager can provide you with a fund compliance form which indicates the contribution the fund will make to Victoria.
You must have a genuine and realistic commitment to seek Australian permanent residency status by living in Victoria and continuing to contribute to Victoria through investment activity.
On 1 July 2015, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection introduced a new Significant Investor visa Complying Investment Framework. For applicants nominated by Victoria before this date, view the previous nomination requirements for complying investments and contribution to Victoria before 1 July 2015