When you apply for Victorian visa nomination, your application is assessed against a number of criteria. We apply the criteria below across all applications.
Applicants are required to meet the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) requirements.
Applicants holding a provisional visa nominated by the state of Victoria must demonstrate that they have met the nomination eligibility conditions they agreed to at the time of accepting provisional nomination.
The applicant must have resided in Victoria to have successfully managed their business. Time absent from Victoria generally should be no more than six weeks a year, if more than six weeks, the applicant must submit the business reasons for their absence.
The applicant must be able to show that they have been responsible for the day to day operation of their business and the overall strategic direction of the business.
At the time of lodgement for state nomination, the data provided in the application must be no more than three months old and be consistent with Business Activity Statements, financial reports, tax lodgements and any data held by an Australian government department, e.g. Australian Taxation Office and DIBP.
The applicant is required to comply with the National Minimum Wage standards in regards to 'eligible' employees. For guidance regarding full time and part time employees, holiday pay rate, work cover, superannuation; please consult with your registered accountant.
The Fair Work Commission website provides information about minimum wages for the current period.
Applicants engaging in export activity must demonstrate that the business has made a direct contribution to the Victorian economy. Examples of how to demonstrate economic contribution can include identifying:
Applicants are required to demonstrate that they will not engage in ‘grey market’ or ‘parallel exporting’, that is, activities where goods are imported and sold in an export market without the consent of the owner of the goods’ trademark. Such evidence may be, but is not limited to, your consultation with the Victorian business for example, partnership agreements, the provision of meeting dates and personnel consulted.