Permanent business visas

Please note that from 1 July 2020 all applications for State nomination must be lodged through our new online application system. Applications received by email or in hard copy after this date will not be processed.

Due to COVID-19 we are conducting all interviews with clients by telephone. Personal appointments will also be replaced by telephone interviews at the Western Australian Government Trade Office in Shanghai until further notice.

If you have an appointment with our staff, or intend to make one, please contact us on to arrange the appointment by telephone.

Permanent business visas are granted to high calibre business migrants or holders of provisional business visas who have successfully managed a business or investment in Western Australia.

The following permanent business visas require nomination from the Government of Western Australia. The Business Migration Centre (BMC) is responsible for approving State nomination on behalf of the Government of Western Australia:

If you wish to apply for the following visas please contact us. 

  • Visa 892 State Sponsored Business Owner
  • Visa 893 State Sponsored Investor

For information on the State nomination and visa requirements please refer to the Department of Home Affairs website.

The fee for all State nomination applications is AUD$750. Please note, this is not refundable if an application is refused or withdrawn. You will be required to pay the fee at the end of the online application process.

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