Business Immigration to Australia
Under the citizenship by investment program, it is required to specific certain amounts of money in Australian assets and business projects. Obtaining a business visa is one of the possible ways to immigrate to Australia for the purpose of engaging in commercial activities. The business visa allows foreign entrepreneurs to enter the country and carry out business projects officially.
After four years of legal residence in Australia, the investor and their family can obtain citizenship status there. However, during the last year before applying for citizenship, it is necessary to reside in the country with permanent resident status (PR).
Requirements for an investor to apply for Australian citizenship documents:
- No criminal record.
- Age under 55 years.
- Basic level of English language proficiency.
- Legal source of income.
- Financial independence.
- Business management experience.
- Police clearance certificate from other countries.
Stages of obtaining Australian citizenship through investment:
- According to the requirements, the application for Australian citizenship based on investments can be submitted after four years of obtaining an investment or business visa. It is important to note that continuous residency in the country is required during the last 12 months.
- Passing the due diligence check. You will undergo a background check, which includes an analysis of your personal and business history.
- Obtaining a temporary visa. After the application is approved, the investor must make the financial contribution according to the chosen option. Obtaining a temporary visa allows multiple entries into the country for 4 years.
- Obtaining a permanent visa. To obtain the status of a permanent resident of Australia, you need to comply with the conditions provided by the program, maintain investments, and live in the country for the required period.
- Applying for citizenship. You must undergo an interview and pass an exam assessing your English language knowledge and Australian history.
Main set of documents for Australian citizenship application:
It is important to note that specific requirements and documents may vary depending on individual circumstances. The main set of documents required for Australian citizenship includes the following:
- Foreign identity document.
- Health clearance certificate from a hospital, confirming the absence of dangerous diseases.
- Police clearance certificate, indicating no criminal record.
- Completed questionnaire.
- Birth certificate of the child, photo, and passport if planning to relocate with children.
- Identity declaration - an official process of confirming or declaring your identity.
- Results of the IELTS test or the Citizenship English Test (CET) to demonstrate your ability to communicate in English.
- Evidence of meeting residency requirements. You must provide documents confirming that you meet the residency requirements in Australia, including the Significant Investor Visa if obtained through investments.
- Citizenship application: You must complete the application form known as "Form 1300t" or "Application for Australian Citizenship." This form can be downloaded from the Department of Home Affairs Australia website or obtained at the nearest customer service center.
We offer an opportunity to create and develop your business in Australia. By obtaining a visa, you will have the right to legal residence and work in Australia and subsequently apply for a national passport.
Contact IT-OFFSHORE to apply for Australian citizenship in 2023.