SIV - Significant Investor Visa - Subclass 188 C
This provisional visa is for people who invest at least AUD5 million in approved Australian investment funds for a minimum of four years. The investment must be made through an approved Investment Corporation in Australia and directed into investment categories set by the Australian government. After meeting all requirements, the visa holder may progress to the full permanent residence via the 888 visas.
This visa has very few strict requirements to meet, other than the minimum investment funds. There is no requirement as to how long you must have owned those funds. There's no age limit, no minimum level of education and no minimum English language requirement. If you have the funds, you can be confident of an acceptable return on that investment. This return is over the four years with the approved investment body you have selected.
There are several approved Investment corporations in Australia, and each is fully registered and monitored to protect your investment. Dyson and Associates can assist you in arranging for the placement of your investment with the agency of your choice. We are familiar with the background and performance of these organisations. This visa is also subject to a nomination from a State or Territory agency, and we would discuss with you as to where you would prefer to settle once you have your visa.
At the end of the four years, we would prepare and lodge the 888 permanent residence visa application and follow through for a successful outcome.
We remind you that this visa application is much easier to secure, providing you have the required investment funds.
If you do have an interest in this visa, or would like more information, please register your interest below, and we will get back to you.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the consultation fee?
$110. This fee will be credited back towards our agency fee if you wish to proceed with us for your visa application. You need to pay the consultation fee before the appointment date and time.
How long does it take to get a booking confirmation?
On average it may take between 3 hours to 24 hours to get a booking confirmation on weekdays.
Any request received on weekends and public holidays will be confirmed on the next business day.
Am I going to get advice from a registered migration agent?
Yes. All our migration agents advisors are registered with OMARA - Australia's Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority and abide by the migration agents' code of conduct.
How can I get a status update on my application process?
Your case officer will keep you informed of any progress on your visa application through emails and phone calls.
Note: The Visa Office will not respond to requests for a status update. They will only contact us if they require more information, such as medical checks and police checks. Otherwise, we need to wait until we hear anything back from the Visa Office.
If you would like to discuss an urgent matter with your case officer then, please click here and fill in the primary applicant's contact details and your case officer will get in touch with you shortly.
Your privacy is our priority. We keep your information confidential and abide by the migration agents' code of conduct.
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