188B Investor Stream

188B Investor Stream is a 4-year temporary visa, for people who want to make a designated investment in an Australian state or territory. After maintained an investment in Australian for 4 years, the applicant can apply for permanent residence through the Business Innovation & Investment (Residence) Subclass 888 visa. The applicants can either be in Australia or overseas to lodge this visa.


Suitable for


  • 188B Investor Stream suitable for people who are willing to invest $1.5 million in an Australian State or Territory bonds.




  • Under 55 years of age, unless the nominating state or territory certifies that the applicant will make an exceptional economic benefit; and

  • Score at least 65 at Innovation Points Test.

  • Equip good management skills and eligible business investment skills.

  • At least 3 years’ experience managing one or more qualifying businesses or eligible investments.

  • Have a successful business career.

  • You must have a genuine intention to live for at least 2 years in the state or territory in which you have made an investment.

  • A qualifying business in which you, your partner, or you and your partner combined had at least 10% ownership interest, or eligible investments owned by you, your partner, or you and your partner combined of at least AUD1.5 million.

  • During the 2 fiscal years immediately before we invite you to apply, have legally acquired net business, investment, and personal assets of at least AUD2.25 million. These must be available for legal transfer to Australia within 2 years of the visa being granted.

  • Make an investment of AUD1.5 million in your nominating state or territory

  • You must have had no involvement in unacceptable activities.


How and Contact Us


  • Contact MEA Consultancy for more information and visa options or sign up with us and one of our counselors will be in touch shortly.


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