Investment 188

VISA (subclass) 188 Investment opportunities for business and innovation migration applicants

Property Investment opportunities for SMSF

Invest in Australia

Opportunities across all property, manufacturing, tech, agi-business

Investment 188 Approved

Business migration nominees ready to meet visa 188 requirements

Business Innovation Visa

Own and manage a business in Australia, conduct investment activity

Business Innovation and Investment

Investment 188 Visa

This visa provides 4 years temporary residence for business owners, investors and entrepreneurs to establish businesses in Australia. Have your received your State based nomination to migrate to Australia and now searching for the right business or investment opportunity?

What is the Business Investment Visa?
What are the VISA 188 SUBCLASS Streams?
What is the Visa SUBCLASS 188 Eligibility?
  • State nominated four-year provisional visa
  • Pathway to the Business Innovation and investment (subclass) 888 permanent residency visa
  • Part of the Business Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) run by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)
  • Business Innovation visa (subclass 188A)
  • Investor visa (subclass 188B)
  • Significant investor visa (subclass 188C
  • Entrepreneur visa (subclass 188E
  • Meet the Australian Governments Immigration and Border Protection criteria
  • Demonstrate you have a net worth of A$800K for the Business Innovation visa; or
  • A$2.5 million for the Investor visa; or A$5 million to invest for the Significant investor visa
  • Must commit to living in the State that nominated you. Refer to each State’s fact sheet for their qualifying criteria

Investment 188 Visa

Invest in Australia

Australia ranks in the top 5 countries to immigrate and the nation was built on colonial settlement from 1788 with the arrival of the First Fleet of British ships to Sydney, New South Wales. Since then Australia has developed into second and third generation immigrants who have found a home in Australia.


  1. One-third of all majority foreign-owned businesses operating in Australia are investments from the US, the UK and Japan combined, therefore account for half of the employment among all majority foreign-owned businesses.
  2. Almost two-thirds of exports from majority foreign-owned businesses are generated from US, UK and Japanese-owned businesses.
  3. Foreign-owned businesses also contribute significantly to Australia’s IVA. Businesses from the US, UK and Japan contribute around 10 per cent (combined) of Australia’s IVA, resulting in 10 per cent of total business assets are held by foreign-owned businesses from the US, the UK, Japan and Switzerland.  (source: Austrade)
  4. Australia’s economy has out performed its peers for more than 2 decades and the country is achieving great success in global industries. There is no better reason to invest in Australia.

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Investment 188 VISA allows you to

  • invest in Australia through establishing a new or develop an existing business or
  • make a designated investment with an Australian state or territory government or
  • participate in a complying entrepreneurial activity in Australia
  • make and maintain a complying investment in Australia or
  • travel in and out of Australia for the life of your visa
  • bring members of your family unit with you to Australia
  • seek permanent residence by applying for a Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888)

Invest in Australia

Understanding Investment 188 (subclass) requirements

  • Business Innovation visa (subclass 188A)
    • Ownership of a business wit turnover at at least AUD 500,000 for 2 out of the last fiscal years
  • Investor visa (subclass 188B)
    • 100% ownership interest in a qualifying or eligible investment of at least AUD $1.5 million
  • Significant investor visa (subclass 188C
    •  Demonstrate you have AUD $5 million in assets readily available to invest in Australia
  • Funding agreement for a minimum of AUD $200,000 from a qualifying venture fund in Australia entrepreneur visa (subclass 188E


Register Your Interest Here!

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    We invite business owners and professional investors nominated under the visa 188 subclass, who are seeking to invest in Australian unlisted public or private companies. Accrutus Capital facilitates these opportunities open for acquisitions, strategic partnerships, debt or equity financing.

    Accrutus Capital operates within the original ASIC Class Order 02/273 Business Introduction and Matching Service as of 23 March 2019. ASIC Corporations (Amendment) Instrument 2019/216 which provides exemptions under Section 708 of the Corporations Act (Cth) 2001 (Act).

    Accrutus Capital in NOT a registered migration agent, we do not prepare your visa 188 application. We only work with approved State nominees in the visa 188 subclass.

     We give no advice or recommendation