For the past several decades, Australia has become a magnet for High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI). The rich and the famous are attracted to Australia because of its high standard of living, quality education for their children and to experience the vast natural beauty. Australian Investor visas are one of the favourite permanent residency pathways for wealthy individuals with financial assets that meet the visa requirements.
Applicants can apply under three streams:
- Investor Visa (IV) Stream
- Significant Investor Visa (SIV) Stream
- Premium Investor Visa (PIV) Stream
If you are interested in applying for an Investor Visa, Significant Investor Visa or Premium Investor Visa read this step-by-step guide or contact us for a FREE assessment.
Visas for High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI)
Are you an investor looking for Australian PR? This step-by-step guide is for you.
Investor Visas At a Glance
Visa Application Fees (AUD)
- Investor Visa (IV): From AUD 6270
- Significant Investor Visa (SIV) : From AUD 9195
- Premium Investor Visa (PIV): From AUD 9455
If you are over 18 years old and are assessed as not having functional English then you need to pay a 2nd instalment of $4,890, otherwise the 2nd instalment is NIL.
There is also a fee for each family member who applies for the visa with you.
You might also have to pay other costs for health checks, police certificates and biometrics.
Age Limit (years)
To apply for this visa you must be between 18 and 55 years old.
Avg. Processing Time (months)
Processing time for Investor Visa (IV)
- 75% of applications: 34 Months
- 90% of applications: 40 Months
Processing time for Significant Investor Visa (SIV)
- 75% of applications: 15 Months
- 90% of applications: 22 Months
Investor Visa Streams
Investor Visa (IV)
This provisional visa requires you to invest at least AUD 2.5 million in Australian investments that meet certain requirements and maintain business or investment activity in Australia.
Significant Investor Visa (SIV)
This provisional visa is for people who invest at least AUD 5 million in Australian investments that meet certain requirements and maintain investment activity in Australia.
Premium Investor Visa (PIV)
This provisional visa is for people who are nominated by Austrade and who invest at least AUD 15 million in Australian investments and/or philanthropic contributions.
Need help with your Investor Visa, Significant Investor Visa or Premium Investor Visa application?
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How it works
Here’s how we'll work with you:
Initial consultation & documents review
We ask you to send us some background information. An experienced consultant is assigned to your case who sets up an initial online call to go over your specific migration goals and challenges.
In depth research & Advice
Your personal consultant then researches all possible options for you and prepares a detailed plan of action and milestones for your successful migration.
Application prep & submission
Once you approve the plan, your personal consultant takes over. Your application is prepared, all relevant documents are compiled and lodged focusing on timely and error free submissions.
Ongoing updates & communication
Our team continually monitors the progress of your application every step of the process. Any updates are promptly communicated to you to ensure that nothing slips through the cracks.
If you have a track record as a successful investor, the investor visa, significant investor visa and the premium investor visa are the best option for you to obtain an Australian PR.
If you need any help preparing your documents for the investor visa, contact our Investor and Significant Investor Visa Specialists who will guide you step by step in preparing and lodging your visa application.
Good luck to you with your journey to becoming an Australian Permanent Resident and Citizen.