Subclass 132

Business Talent (Permanent) Visa

What is a subclass 132 visa?

A subclass 132 is a permanent visa given to high caliber business owners who have a genuine intention to operate a new or existing business in Australia.  


Application Process



We will check that all eligibility requirements are met and you have sufficient evidence to support your claim 


Expression of interest (EOI)

We will indicate your intention to apply for this visa and the state you want to go to 


state nomination

We will need to obtain a state nomination approval before we can lodge your visa application




We have 60 days to lodge the visa once we received the state nomination approval 

basic eligibility

Your, your partner, or you and your partner combined must have all the following:

Be less than 55 years old unless state government grants waiver/ exemption

Total net assets of at least AUD400 000 in one or more qualifying businesses for least two of the four fiscal years immediately before you are invited to apply 

Net business and personal assets of at least AUD1.5 million that are legally acquired and can be transferred to Australia within two years after the visa is granted 

Ownership of at least: 
51 per cent of a business with turnover of less than AUD400 000 per year
30 per cent of a business with $turnover of more than AUD400 000 per year, or;
10 per cent of the total issued capital of a publicly listed company 

Total annual turnover of at least AUD3 million in one or more of your main businesses in at least two of the four fiscal years immediately before you are invited to apply 

Overall successful business career. No involvement in unacceptable business activities (no illegalities) 

A genuine desire to own and maintain a management role in a business in Australia 

Available Streams

Significant Business History Stream


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We simplify the process for you

A business visa can require a lot, but it does not mean it should be stressful. Part of our priority at Think Visa is simplifying the application process for our clients, meaning we provide thorough walkthroughs, reminders, and collaborative efforts in pursuit of your visa grant

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