A provisional visa is a temporary visa that may lead to the granting of a permanent visa if you meet certain conditions. More information about provisional visas is available on the Department of Social Services website.
Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188)
New South Wales nomination for this visa allows you to own and manage a business in NSW, conduct business and investment activity in NSW or undertake an entrepreneurial activity in NSW.
Permanent visas allow the holder to remain in Australia indefinitely. You can find out more about permanent visas and residency status on the Department of Social Services website.
Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888)
This permanent visa allows you to continue to live in Australia and undertake business and investment activities if you are currently on a provisional visa.
NSW no longer accepts applications for these visas.
Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132)
New South Wales stopped accepting applications for this visa on April 16, 2021.
For answers to our most commonly asked business and investor visa questions, see our Business and Investor FAQs page.
For all other enquiries, contact the NSW Business and Investor migration team.