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Apply for visa nomination

Apply for Victorian visa nomination

You need to apply for Victorian nomination before you apply for your visa.

Applying for visa nomination from the Victorian Government is a simple process that involves two steps.

Step 1 : Apply for visa nomination

Apply for Victorian visa nomination by completing the Business Innovation and Investment visa (subclass 888) – Investor stream downloadable application form.

You will need to prepare the following documentation for your application:

  • an Appointment of an Agent/Representative form (if applicable)
  • a Nomination Conditions form for Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888).

The above documents are available from the Supporting Documentation and Forms page.

You will also need to prepare the documents below.

1. Evidence of your designated investment:

  • a bond holding statement issued by the Treasury Corporation of Victoria, or
  • if the investment has matured, written confirmation from the Treasury Corporation of Victoria.

2. Evidence of your Victorian residence such as a tenancy agreement, property ownership documents or enrolment of your children in Victorian schools 

3. Evidence of additional business or investment activity in Victoria, this could include:

  • for stocks, share certificates and evidence of active management
  • for business activity,  current and historical ASIC extract
  • for investment properties, certificate of title and most recent tenancy agreement.

Please return the application form with the above supporting documents to businessmigration@liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au

Step 2: Lodge a formal visa application

If you receive Victorian government visa nomination, you can then lodge a visa application with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Notes about your application

Where to get technical help

If you experience technical difficulties with your online application, please email: webmaster@liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au

Victorian visa nomination processing

Processing times can vary. You can expect an outcome within four weeks from the time your complete Victorian nomination application is lodged.

Additional information

More information may be requested from you if further clarification is required about your application.

Nomination outcome

You and your agent (if applicable) will be notified of the outcome of your visa nomination application by email.