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LIN 19/189 Arrangements as made
This instrument operates to specify the approved forms for making a valid application for various visas. It also repeals the Arrangements for Business Skills Visa Applications 2016/106 (IMMI 16/106).
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 20 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Oct-2019
Tabled Senate14-Oct-2019
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Migration (LIN 19/189: Arrangements for certain Business Skills Visas) Instrument 2019

I, Peter Richards, Delegate of the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following legislative instrument.

Dated    Nineteenth September 2019

 

P Richards

Peter Richards                                 

Senior Executive Service, Band One, Immigration Programs Division

Delegate of the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 

 


Contents

Part 1 – Preliminary                                                                                                     1

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Part 2 – Arrangements for certain Business Skills Visas                                           2

6  Approved form......................................................................................................................... 2

7  Approved place and manner..................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Approved forms, Places and Manner for making certain Business Skills visa applications                                                                                                                  3

Schedule 2—Repeal                                                                                                      7

Specification of Arrangements for Business Skills Visa Applications 2016/106 (F2016L01764)  7

 

 


Part 1 – Preliminary

1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (LIN 19/189: Arrangements for certain Business Skills Visas) Instrument 2019

(2)          This instrument may be cited as LIN 19/189.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in regulation 1.03 of the Regulations such as approved form.

In this instrument:

Department means the Department of Home Affairs.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

5  Schedules

The instrument specified in Schedule 2 to this instrument is repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in Schedule 1 to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

 


 

Part 2 – Arrangements for certain Business Skills Visas

6  Approved form

For the purposes of the following subitems 1104AA(1); 1104BA(1); 1104B(1); 1112(1); 1113(1); 1202A(1); and 1202(B)(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the approved form is specified in Column B of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument for the class of visa specified in Column A of that table.

7  Approved place and manner

For the purposes of the following subitems 1104AA(3)(a); 1104BA(3)(a); 1104B(3)(a); 1112(3)(a); 1113(3)(a); 1202A(3)(a); and 1202B(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations, the approved place and manner are specified in Column C of the table in Schedule 1 to this instrument for the class of visa specified in Column A of that table.


 

Schedule 1—Approved forms, Places and Manner for making certain Business Skills visa applications

 

Item No.

Column A

Visa Class

(and Subclass)

Column B

Approved Forms

Column C

Place and manner

1

Item 1104AA
Business Skills Business Talent (Permanent)
(Class EA)

Subclass:

132 (Business Talent) visa

Form 1396 (Internet)

Applications using Form 1396 (Internet), Form 1398 (Internet), or Form 1397 (Internet) must be made as an Internet application.

2

Item 1104BA
Business Skills (Permanent)
(Class EC)

Subclass:

888 (Business Innovation and Investment Provisional) visa

Form 1398 (Internet)

3

Item 1202B
Business Skills (Provisional)
(Class EB)

Subclass:

188 (Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa

Form 1397 (Internet)

 

4

Item 1104B
Business Skills (Residence)
(Class DF)

Subclasses:

890 (Business Owner) visa

891 (Investor) visa

892 (State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner) visa

893 (State/Territory Sponsored Investor) visa

(a)  For applicants seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 890 (Business Owner) visa:- Form 47BU and Form 1217; or

(b)  For applicants seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 891 (Investor) visa: Form 47BU; or

(c)  For applicants seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 892 (State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner) visa: Form 47BU, Form 1217 and Form 949; or

(d)  For applicants seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 893 (State/Territory Sponsored Investor) visa: Form 47BU and Form 949.

Applications must be made by:

(a)  post, with correct prepaid postage to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
GPO Box 2399

ADELAIDE SA 5001
AUSTRALIA; or

(b)  courier service delivery to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
Level 4
70 Franklin Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000.

5

Item 1112
Distinguished Talent (Migrant)
(Class AL)

Subclass:

124 (Distinguished Talent) visa

Form 47SV

Applications must be made by:

(a)  post, with correct prepaid postage to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
GPO Box 2399
ADELAIDE SA 5001
AUSTRALIA; or

(b)  courier service delivery to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
Level 4
70 Franklin Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000; or

(c) online lodgement through the Department’s lodgement portal at the following address:

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-support/departmental-forms/online-forms/global-talent-contact-form

 

6

Item 1113
Distinguished Talent (Residence)
(Class BX)

Subclass:

858 (Distinguished Talent) visa

Form 47SV

Applications must be made by:

(a)  post, with the correct prepaid postage to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
GPO Box 2399
ADELAIDE SA 5001
AUSTRALIA; or

(b)  courier service delivery to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
Level 4
70 Franklin Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000; or

(c) online lodgement through the Department’s lodgement portal at the following address:

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-support/departmental-forms/online-forms/global-talent-contact-form

 

7

Item 1202A
Business Skills (Provisional)
(Class UR)

Subclasses:

160 (Business Owner (Provisional)) visa

161 (Senior Executive (Provisional)) visa

162 (Investor (Provisional)) visa

163 (State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner (Provisional)) visa

164 (State/Territory Sponsored Senior Executive (Provisional)) visa

165 (State/Territory Sponsored Investor (Provisional)) visa

Form 47BT and:

(a) Form 1136; or

(b) Form 1137; or

(c) Form 1139.

If the applicant’s residential address, provided to the Department using Form 47BT, is in Taiwan or the People’s Republic of China, including Hong Kong or Macau, having the application delivered by courier service to the following address:

Australian Consulate General
24th Floor, Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road
Wanchai
HONG KONG

In any other case, applications must be made by:

(a)  post, with correct prepaid postage to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
GPO Box 2399
ADELAIDE SA 5001
AUSTRALIA; or

(b)  courier service delivery  to:

Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Home Affairs
Level 4
70 Franklin Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000.


 

Schedule 2—Repeal

Specification of Arrangements for Business Skills Visa Applications 2016/106 (F2016L01764)

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument