NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: BSMQ BUSINESS PROGRAM CLOSED FROM 5pm AEST 17 December 2019

The business program for Queensland State Nomination is temporarily closed for all business visas including:

  • Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) – Significant Business History stream
  • Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) – Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) – Business Innovation Stream
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) –  Investor Stream
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) – Significant Investor Stream
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) – Entrepreneur Stream

Those who have submitted an EOI for:

  • Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) – Significant Business History stream
  • Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) – Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) – Significant Investor Stream
  • Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188) – Entrepreneur Stream

up until close of business (5pm AEST) 17 December 2019 will still be picked up and processed.

BSMQ SKILLED PROGRAM

The 491 Small Business Owners (SBO) Pathway is now OPEN as at 11 December 2019. 

This option can be used to reward small business owners in regional Queensland for investing in the local business community and provides employment opportunities for local residents.

Further details of the 491-SBO can be found in the following links:

I’m operating a small business in regional Queensland

491 Small Business Owners Pathway FAQs

491-SBO Assessment Form 

491-SBO Fact Sheet

After reviewing eligibility please ensure you submit an EOI through SkillSelect. A 491-SBO Assessment Form will also need to be submitted separately for the EOI to be picked up.

All the necessary information related to the 491-SBO is located in the links above. Due to the high interest in the program phone calls will not be answered at this time.

Ref: https://migration.qld.gov.au/



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