Entrepreneur Stream

What is a subclass 188e visa?

This visa is for those who have plans to carry out an entrepreneur activity ( leading to commercialization of product or services in Australia).  

Basic Eligibility

Must be under 55 years old

Receive State or territory government nomination  

Have competent English

Have an agreement of at least $200,000AUD in funding from a particular approved party : state or territory government/ publicly funded research organization or investors who are registered as Venture Capital Limited Partnerships or Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships. 

Will undertake a complying entrepreneur activity (commercialization or development of a product or service) in Australia and have a genuine intention to continue this activity 




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


Expression of Interest

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 


Visa Application

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

What benefits are you entitled?

Successful applicants and holders of Subclass 188E Entrepreneur Stream  will enjoy the following privileges and benefits:

Pathway to Permanent residency after holding the provisional visa for 4 years and lived in Australia 2 out of the 4 years ( residency requirement for Permanent visa) 

Full Work and study rights

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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