INVESTMENT & INNOVATION VISAS

Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) Visa


This is a temporary visa that lets people with business skills own and manage a business in Australia, conduct business and investment activity in Australia or undertake an entrepreneurial activity in Australia.

SUBCLASS 482

Temporary skill shortage visa

This temporary visa lets an employer sponsor a skilled worker to fill a position they can’t find a suitably skilled Australian to fill. On this visa, applicants can live, work and study in Australia. They can also travel freely to and from Australia.

Basic requirements

The employer must:
The skilled worker must:
  • be nominated for a skilled position by an approved sponsor
  • have the right skills to do the job
  • have at least 2 years relevant work experience in their nominated occupation or a related field
  • meet the relevant English language requirements
The Subclass 482 visa has three different streams
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Stay

Up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies

Purpose

Up to 2 years or up to 4 years if an International Trade Obligation (ITO) applies

Occupation

Must be on the Short-term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL)

Employers: 
Can you sponsor a worker?

Check your eligibility here.

Workers:
Can you apply for this visa?

Check your eligibility here.

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Stay

Up to 4 years

Purpose

Up to 4 years

Occupation

Must be on either the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or the Regional Occupation List (ROL)

Employers: 
Can you sponsor a worker?

Check your eligibility here.

Workers:
Can you apply for this visa?

Check your eligibility here.

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Stay

Up to a maximum of 4 years, depending on the terms in the labour agreement

Occupation

Employer must have a labour agreement with the Australian government

Employers: 
Can you sponsor a worker?

Check your eligibility here.

Workers:
Can you apply for this visa?

Check your eligibility here.

Potential pathways
Getting this visa is the first step towards a permanent Business Innovation and Investment visa (Subclass 888). If eligible, people who hold a permanent Subclass 188 via can go on to apply for Australian citizenship.
Are you a business owner or entrepreneur?

We can assist you with finding the best pathway to invest and conduct business in Australia. Contact us today for an initial consultation.

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