188D Visa (Premium Investor)

188D Visa (Premium Investor)

The 188D Visa is for people that are interested in making an investment of at least AUD15 million into complying premium investments in Australia. It is ideal for applicants who want to invest and maintain a business in the country.

Application Requisites:

  • The applicant must be nominated by AusTrade on behalf of the Australia Government.
  • A Premium Investment of at least AUD 15 million into complying investments in Australia.
  • The applicant must be invited to apply for this Visa.
  • In order to apply, the applicant can be in Australia or even overseas. If the applicant in Australia, it is essential to hold a Substantive Visa or a Bridging A, B or C Visa.


Premium Investment for Premium Investor Visa includes:

  • Australian government or semi-government bonds or notes
  • Listed assets of Australian securities exchange.
  • Corporate bonds or notes that have been issued by an Australian exchange listed entity or notes that have been rated by an AFS licensed debt rating agency or investment grade that has been rated by Australian corporate bonds.
  • Australian proprietary limited companies
  • Real property in Australia excluding residential property
  • Deferred annuities that have been issued by Australian registered life companies
  • State or territory government approved philanthropic contribution.


This 4 year temporary visa is the quickest way to Permanent Residency in Australia. The applicant can apply for PR on maintaining an investment in Australia for1 year. This can be done through the Business Innovation & Investment (Residence) SC 888 Visa.


  • The visa has no residence requirement.
  • It has a quick 12 month pathway to Permanent Residence.


This visa can help you quickly gain PR in Australia. While documentation and visa procedures may seem complicated, FTS can easily walk you through this process. Applying for Visas with Fast Track to Success is an effortless and swift procedure.