The Australia Business Innovation & Investment Programme

QUICK FACTS

PROGRAM TYPE: Residence
TOTAL INVESTMENT RAISED:
US$10 billion +
TOP APPLICANT NATIONALITY: Chinese

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
See the official website of the government entity responsible for processing applications to the program.


Statistics on this program


Recent articles about this program

Australia Announces Major Changes to BIIP: Cuts 5 Categories, Raises Capital Requirements

Australia Announces Major Changes to BIIP: Cuts 5 Categories, Raises Capital Requirements

Australia is bringing wide-ranging changes to its extremely popular BIIP, cutting five categories and raising capital requirements.

Australia’s SIV Raised A$680m in FY2020, But Processing Severely Thwarted by Pandemic

Australia’s SIV Raised A$680m in FY2020, But Processing Severely Thwarted by Pandemic

While the program is as popular as ever, Australia has struggled to process applications during the pandemic.

What if Visas and Citizenships Were Sold at Auction?

What if Visas and Citizenships Were Sold at Auction?

In 2013, Nobel Laureate Gary Becker suggested the best way for a country to attract skilled immigrants was to sell citizenship at auction.

Australia to Double Its Investor Visa Quota as Part of Economic Recovery Plan

Australia to Double Its Investor Visa Quota as Part of Economic Recovery Plan

The Ministry is targeting “those who are going to grow Australian businesses, create Australian jobs and supercharge our economic recovery.”

Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that “Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.”

Australian Govt. Says Min. Investment Requirements for Investor Visas Are Too Low

Australian Govt. Says Min. Investment Requirements for Investor Visas Are Too Low

Capped at 6,862 applications a year, Australia’s BIIP is invariably oversubscribed. This, says the government, leaves room for significant price increases.

After Three Years of Decline, Australia’s SIV Program Regains Momentum

After Three Years of Decline, Australia’s SIV Program Regains Momentum

The program’s largest fund manager says that, thanks to non-SIV follow-up investments, total FDI arising from the program may be close to A$50 billion.

App. Backlog Nears 20,000 for Australia’s Business Innovation & Investment Visa

App. Backlog Nears 20,000 for Australia’s Business Innovation & Investment Visa

Close to 80,000 investor migrants and dependents have obtained Australian visas under the BIIP, but 18,682 applicants are “in the pipeline”.

The 13 Most Popular Golden Visas in the World, According to the Data

The 13 Most Popular Golden Visas in the World, According to the Data

We’ve put together an overview of the world’s most popular residence by investment programs, backed by official statistics. A note on the

Applications for Australia’s Golden Visa Down 72% From Peak As Chinese Lose Interest

Applications for Australia’s Golden Visa Down 72% From Peak As Chinese Lose Interest

Applications to Australia’s Significant Investor Visa (SIV) program has fallen from an average of 46 a month during the 2015/2016 fiscal year