Victorian government announcement – 19th February, 2019
After closing down their business migration program in January, Victoria have announced that they will reopen their business migration program as of Tuesday 19th February, 2019.
” Business Innovation & Investment Program Update
Your interest in Victoria’s Business Innovation and Investment Program is highly valued and we thank you for your patience while select visa nomination applications have been on pause.
We are pleased to advise that Victoria will begin issuing invitations and assessing nomination applications for affected business and investor visas subclasses from
18 February 2019.
Please note that an Expression of Interest (EOI) process will be introduced for the following visas:
- 188 – Business Innovation Stream
- 188 – Investor Stream
- 188 – Entrepreneur Stream
- 132 – Business Talent (Permanent) visa – Significant Business History stream
- 132 – Business Talent (Permanent) visa – Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream
Applicants will now need to submit an EOI for the relevant visa subclass in the Department of Home Affairs’ SkillSelect and indicate their interest for Victorian nomination.
Applicants do not need to notify Victoria’s Skilled & Business Migration Program that they have submitted an EOI.
Please note that EOIs submitted before 18 February 2019 in the SkillSelect system will not be considered. You will need to resubmit to be considered for Victorian nomination.”
If you have lodged, or are considering lodging a business nomination application for Victoria please Contact Us to discuss this further.