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The Australian 188C Investor Visa

The Australian 188C Investor Visa is an immigration program designed for high-net-worth individuals. Applicants are required to declare assets of AUD 5 million and provide a reasonable explanation of the source of funds. In the later stages, the AUD 5 million assets need to be liquidated and invested through a fund company. Successful applicants are granted a 5-year visa, and during the visa period, the primary applicant must reside in Australia for at least 40 days per year, or the spouse must reside for at least 180 days per year. Continuous investment of AUD 5 million is required, and after 3 years, applicants can apply for permanent residency through the 888C visa. This program is suitable for high-net-worth individuals seeking a straightforward pathway to immigrate to Australia. The advantages of the 188C Investor Visa include: 1. No age limit, no points system, and no English language requirement; 2. Relatively lenient requirements for proving the source of funds; 3. Flexible residency requirements for the subsequent permanent residency application.

The eligibility criteria for the Australian 188C Investor Visa

1. The combined personal and family assets of the applicant and spouse must be at least AUD 5 million

2.Invest AUD 5 million in designated investment products in Australia, such as private equity funds, stock funds, or other corporate debt funds. The AUD 5 million investment must be sourced from the declared family net assets

3. Dependent children must be below the age of 20. Children who are 18 years or older must be unmarried and enrolled in full-time study

The conditions for transitioning from the Australian 188C Investor Visa to permanent residency (subclass 888 visa)

1. Maintain the investment of AUD 5 million in eligible investment products in Australia throughout the residency period

2. During the residency period, the primary applicant must reside in the nominating state for a minimum of 40 days per year, or the spouse must reside in the nominating state for a minimum of 180 days per year

The immigration process for the Australian 188C Investor Visa

Assessment and Positioning

Evaluate and position the immigration plan based on the applicant's information

Document Preparation

Upon receiving state nomination, prepare the necessary documents, including auditing, translation, property evaluation, notarization, etc

Health Examination and Police Clearance

After completing the required documents, receive notification for health examination and provide a clean criminal record

Pre-Approval Letter

Approximately one week after paying the English language training fee, receive the pre-approval letter

State Nomination Submission

Send the prepared documents and initial assessment plan to the lawyer for state nomination application

Supplementary Document Request

Upon receiving a request for additional documents, update and supplement the materials as required

Investment Confirmation

Receive an investment confirmation letter and complete the investment of AUD 5 million within 70 days

Invitation Letter

Receive an invitation letter from the immigration department


Interview or Non-Interview

After submitting the required documents, receive notification regarding whether an interview is required or not

Formal Approval Letter

After passing the health examination and obtaining a clean criminal record, receive a notification to pay for English language training

Why choose Globevisa for 188C investment immigration in Australia?

Perfect product line makes you worry-free

It has opened more than 200 projects covering venture capital immigration, skilled immigration, passports, visa services, overseas education and overseas real estate, company registration, bank account opening, pension reunion and childbirth, identity renewal, etc., covering more than 40 countries and regions. With a complete vertical product line, tailor-made overseas plans for you.

​ The project development team makes you feel at ease

Globevisa International Project Development Center is composed of more than 100 people from more than 20 countries around the world, including professional business experts and investment experts. It always adheres to the principle of taking the law as the foundation, taking safety, effectiveness and risk as the principle, and taking project safety as the benchmark to do our best. Efforts are made to ensure the security of customer assets and identity acquisition, so that customers can rest assured.

Online service allows you to communicate without worry

Globevisa provides customers with a VIP member center system, online query of project progress and cost details, which is convenient and fast. Independent research and development of IM customer communication APP, using advanced data encryption technology. Protect customer privacy throughout the process. Exclusive consultant one-on-one service, private conversation, encrypted group chat. Safety first, privacy first.

Good relationship allows you to submit worry-free

In order to enable customers to obtain immigration information in a more timely manner, Globevisa has maintained good relations with governments, embassies, overseas banks, funds, etc. for a long time. Our professionalism and credibility have been praised by many overseas governments. At the same time, government officials also Went to Global China many times to have one-on-one in-depth exchanges with our customers.

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