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The Business Talent visa is designed to attract the highest calibre business people who are owners or part owners of a business to contribute to the success of a new or existing Australian business. This visa requires State or Territory government sponsorship and is a permanent visa that provides the holder with Australian permanent residence.

Successful applicants will be expected to have a genuine and realistic commitment to work in Australia and participate in the management of a new or existing Australian business.


The Business Talent Visa is for high calibre business people who have sponsorship from a State or Territory government to contribute to the success of an Australian business. Applicants must be under 55 years of age unless exceptional circumstances exist.

In order to qualify for this visa type, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have a successful business career. In particular, applicants are required to provide evidence of an annual turnover of at least AUD$3,000,000 for at least two of the last four years before lodging the application.

In addition to providing evidence of successful business career, applicants must demonstrate that they have sufficient business and personal assets to settle in Australia. As part of the application process, applicants are required to prepare a detailed business proposal for their intended business endeavour in Australia.


Successful applicants and holders of an Australian Business Talent visa become permanent residents of Australia. As a permanent resident, you are entitled to live, work and study in Australia on a permanent basis. When you are granted permanent residence, a visa label is placed in your passport as proof of your permanent residence status.

Additional benefits of Australian permanent residence include access to government-subsidised healthcare (Medicare), certain social security benefits and the ability to apply for Australian citizenship.


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Learn more about these routes to British Nationality: is a specialist UK Nationality and British Citizenship site offering an online search and assessment. Claims to hold a British Passport can be complex and the site offers a quick, simple search to give you the answers. While many people qualify for the UK Ancestry Visa based on holding a Commonwealth passport with a UK born grandmother or grandfather, we have found that if you have a grandparent born in the UK, or if your mother is British or your father is British, then there are several scenarios where you can claim British Nationality and the right to hold a British Passport. This stems from Britain’s collection of British Colonies, British Protectorates and British Protected States in the middle of last century and the Nationality rules concerning what are now the countries of the Commonwealth. is a subsidiary of Sable International.

Sable International offers a range of services relating to UK and Australian immigration. For over 20 years, we have been helping people with their UK and Australian visa applications. We assist with applications for Ancestry visas, spouse visas, work visas, Tier 1 visas, UK working holiday visas, UK dependant visas, Tier 4 visas, UK Visitor visas, sponsorship visas or UK permanent residency or indefinite leave to remain. We also specialise in UK visa extensions. If you’ve overstayed your visa, our Overstayer Status Trace service can assist to regularise your visa status.