Business skills category

Australia’s business skills migration program encourages successful business people (business owners, investors and senior executives) to settle permanently in Australia and develop new or existing businesses in Australia. There are several options designed to enable business migration to Australia. Exactly which type of migration is relevant relies upon your exact requirements, relevant business experience and available investment capital.

Australia has a comprehensive economic policy framework in place. The economy is globally competitive and remains an attractive destination for investment. The Business Migration program encourages successful business people to settle permanently in Australia and develop new or existing businesses under the below options:

  • State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner (Provisional) category
  • Business Owner (Provisional) category
  • State/Territory Sponsored Senior Executive (Provisional) category
  • Senior Executive (Provisional) category
  • State/Territory Sponsored Investor (Provisional) category
  • Investor (Provisional) category

Who can apply for a business skills visa?

  • BUSINESS OWNER: for owners or part-owners of a business
  • SENIOR EXECUTIVE: for senior executive employees of major businesses
  • INVESTMENT: for investors/business people willing to invest in Australia
  • BUSINESS TALENT: for high-caliber business people who have sponsorship from a State/Territory government