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Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria

When you apply for Victorian visa state sponsorship, your application is assessed against a number of criteria. We apply the criteria below across all applications.

Sponsorship eligibility conditions

Applicants are required to meet the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) requirements.

Applicants holding a provisional visa sponsored by the state of Victoria must demonstrate that they have met the sponsorship eligibility conditions they agreed to at the time of accepting provisional sponsorship.

Living in Victoria

The designated investment of at least A$750 000 must have been held in Victoria continuously for at least four years, however the application for state sponsorship can be accepted up to eight weeks prior to that date.

The applicant must have resided in Victoria for a total of at least two years in the four years immediately before they make their sponsorship application.