188C 重要投資者類


這個臨時商業投資簽證適合有意在澳大利亞投資至少500萬澳元的投資者,且能符合特定條件, 並維持在澳大利亞的投資活動,該簽證為簽證持有人提供了永久居留(888簽證)途徑。
  • 在你的臨時簽證有效期內,投資至少500萬澳元合規重大投資於風險投資基金﹑新興公司和平衡投資;
  • 您的資金來源是合法獲得的;
  • 用作投資的資金是沒受任何約束或阻礙的;;
  • 在澳洲連續居住4年

1) 合規 重大投資

如果您在 2021 年 7 月 1 日或之後被邀請申請此簽證,您必須(在申請此簽證之時或之後)在被邀請時進行至少 500 萬澳元的合規重大投資。您還必須有真實意圖在臨時簽證的有效期內持有該投資, 而且必須按以下比例進行投資:

  • 至少 100 萬澳元的風險投資和成長型私募股權基金,投資於初創企業和小型私營公司
  • 至少 150 萬澳元的批准管理基金,管理基金必須投資於在澳大利亞證券交易所上市的新興公司
  • 至少 250 萬澳元的管理基金“平衡投資”

 2) 沒有參與不可接受的活動的歷史


3) Functional英語語言程度

所有在申請時年滿 18 歲或以上的申請人必須至少具備Functional程度英語或願意支付第二期簽證申請費。

188C visa

New South Wales


You must make a complying significant investment of at least A$5,000,000 in NSW and have a genuine intention to hold that investment for the life of your provisional visa.

Complying investments

It must be invested in the following proportions:

  • at least A$1,000,000 in venture capital and growth private equity funds which invest in start-up and small private companies
  • at least A$1,500,000 in approved managed funds. The managed funds must invest in emerging companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange
  • a ‘balancing investment’ of at least A$2,500,000 in managed funds

Investing in NSW

To qualify for NSW nomination, you must show that your complying investments will contribute to the NSW economy.

NSW will refuse your nomination application for a permanent visa (subclass 888) if you cannot show your complying investments meet the following criteria:

Venture Capital and Growth Private Equity investment

At least 50% of your venture capital component must be invested in:

  • a venture capital fund investing in start-up and small-to-medium enterprises in NSW, or
  • a venture capital limited partnership that sources investments in NSW
Emerging companies

At least 50% of the emerging companies component must be invested in emerging companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange that are headquartered in NSW.

Balancing investment

At least 50% of your balancing investments must bring benefits to NSW. This can be shown where:

  • the funds have an office in NSW; or
  • the business of underlying investment is headquartered in NSW; or
  • the business activities of underlying investment are of economic benefit to NSW

Living in NSW

You must have a genuine commitment to reside in NSW and contribute to NSW through your investment activity.



To be eligible to apply for Victorian Significant Investor stream (subclass 188C) visa nomination, you must:

  • intend to live in Victoria,
  • be able to make a complying investment of at least A$5 million in Victoria,
  • be committed to meet the Department of Home Affairs’ requirements for subclass 888B permanent residence


  • Meet Department of Home Affairs’ subclass 188C Significant Investor Stream requirements;
  • Ensure the Complying Investment is of economic benefit to the ACT by entering into an agreement to either:
    • Invest a minimum $500,000 into Significant Capital Ventures, an Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership that complies with Part A of the Complying Significant Investment Framework; and invest the remaining funds in Part B and C of the Complying Significant Investment Framework; or
    • Invest at least $500,000 into a Complying Significant Investment that is of economic benefit to the ACT.For example:
      • Venture capital and growth private equity fund investing in start-up and small private companies in the ACT; or
      • Venture Capital Limited Partner (VCLP) fund component in a fund that is actively sourcing investment in the ACT.
    • Invest the remaining funds in Part B and C of the Complying Significant Investment Framework.

South Australia

  • To meet the South Australian nomination requirements, you must:

    • Meet the Department of Home Affairs subclass 188C significant investor stream criteria.
    • Intend to live in South Australia.
    • Agree to make and maintain an investment of AUD$5 million for the duration of the provisional visa in a complying investment fund. The complying investment fund must materially benefit South Australia.
    • Agree to register your arrival in South Australia with Skilled & Business Migration and maintain current contact details for the duration of your visa.  
  • The choice of investment options is based on the client’s own preference and Department of Home Affairs complying investment requirements.
  • It is strongly recommended that applicants obtain professional legal and financial advice before investing or undertaking any business activity.
  • The South Australian Government will not advise on any investment made or any business activity to be undertaken by the applicant nor does it accept liability for any financial loss, cost of expense incurred as a result of any business decision, business activities or investments of the applicant or any person in any way connected with the significant investor program or otherwise.

The Commonwealth and State Government require applicants to agree to not take legal action against them for any loss of capital arising from the complying investment.




Western Australia



Northern Territory






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