Visa 892 - State Sponsored Business Owner

This visa is available for:

State nomination criteria

For applicants who hold a qualifying provisional business visa approved before 19 April 2010 and purchased/established a business in Western Australia prior to 19 April 2010.

  • you have owned and managed up to two actively trading businesses in Western Australia during the last 24 months

  • you have been resident in Australia for a total of at least 12 months during the last 24 months

  • your main business or main businesses had a turnover of at least AUD$200,000 during the last 12 months (unless your business and residence is in a regional area and the Government of Western Australia has determined that there are exceptional circumstances)

  • unless the Government of Western Australia has approved a change to your business proposal, you must have met the conditions of the State nomination agreement of your provisional business visa, including:
    • total capital transfer to Western Australia
    • business investment
    • type of business activity
    • location of business activity
    • employment generation

For applicants who hold a qualifying provisional business visa and had NOT purchased/established a business in Western Australia prior to 19 April 2010.

For the last 24 months you have directly managed up to two businesses in which you have/had an ownership share as follows:

    • 51 per cent where the business turnover is less than AUD$400,000

    • 30 per cent where the business turnover is AUD$400,000 or more

    • 10 per cent where the business is a publicly listed company
  • you have been resident in Australia for a total of at least 12 months during the last 24 months

  • your main business or main businesses had a turnover of at least AUD$200,000 during the last 12 months (unless your business and residence is in a regional area and the Government of Western Australia has determined that there are exceptional circumstances)

  • unless the Government of Western Australia has approved a change to your business proposal, you must have met the conditions of the State nomination agreement of your provisional business visa, including:
    • total capital transfer to Western Australia

    • business investment

    • type of business activity

    • location of business activity

    • employment generation

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