Investment Immigration - 188B

The Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa - Subclass 188 category is divided into five categories, one of which is the Australian 188B Investment Management Temporary Visa (188B: Investor Stream). There are many other aliases in the market, such as 188B, Australian business investment immigration, Australian 188B investor visa, Australian investment immigration 188B, Investor Visa, investment immigration state nomination program and so on. Goldmax consultants collectively referred to them as Australian 188B or 188B investment immigration.


This provincial nomination program is set up specifically for applicants active in various types of investment activities (such as business, stocks, futures, funds, foreign exchange, etc.), and the application requires the basis of their extensive investment or management experience for review. Through this program, the Australian government can attract investment talents from all over the world to invest funds in Australian government designated bonds for four years and encourage them to continue business or investment activities in the state.



Programme Advantages/ Features:

  1. All immediate members can be included in the same application. 
  2. Investment is simple and stable.
  3. No academic qualifications and English required.



Applicants must meet the following conditions:

  1. Age 55 or below
  2. In the past two years, the net assets of individuals and families are not less than A$2.25 million
  3. Over 3 years of successful investment or management experience
  4. In 1 of the past 5 financial years, applicants required an investment of A$1.5 million equivalent
  5. No less than 65 points in the Australian Business Selection System (EOI)
  6. Invested A$1.5 million to purchase Australian government-designated bonds for four years, and the amount of investment should be the investment profits reported at the time of application



Friendly reminder from Goldmax Consultants:

  • The 188B visa is a temporary visa for four years. As long as the applicant meets the investment requirement and residing requirements, they can apply for conversion to a permanent resident status (888 visa) after 4 years.
  • If the dependent children wish to apply together, they must be 22 or under, unmarried and full-time students.