Statistics on Significant Investor Visa (24/11/12 – 31/08/14)

To encourage foreign investment into Australia, the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) was introduced by the Australian Government on 24 November 2012. It is a pathway to provide for significant migrant investment into Australia under the Business Innovation and Investment visa programme.

As of 31 August 2014:

  • 45.8 per cent of primary visa applications have been on hand for less than three months
  • AUD3.055 billion is proposed to be invested in Complying Investments
  • AUD1.930 billion has been invested in Complying Investments

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