When you apply for Victorian visa nomination, your application is assessed against the following criteria:
You are required to meet the Department of Immigration and Border Protection visa requirements.
Victorian visa nomination is valid for three months. As such, early applications are not recommended since this may impact visa eligibility.
Applicants holding a provisional visa nominated by the Victorian government must demonstrate that they have met the nomination conditions they agreed to at the time of accepting Victorian nomination.
You must show that you have continuously held complying investments that were of economic benefit to Victoria during your provisional visa period.
If you lodged your provisional visa application with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection before 1 July 2015, your chosen investments must meet the following requirements:
If you lodged your provisional visa application with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on or after 1 July 2015, your investments must meet the following requirements:
- Venture Capital and Growth Private Equity (VCPE) investment
- Emerging companies and balancing investment
You will be required to demonstrate that you are committed to living and investing in Victoria.
The Victorian Government is flexible on how this commitment is demonstrated. We understand that individuals have different circumstances, so we will consider factors collectively, such as:
Note: you are not required to demonstrate all of the above factors.
Some examples of evidence include:
The above are only some examples; the Victorian Government is flexible regarding evidence that can be used to show your commitment to Victoria.