Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification of Arrangements for Business Skills Visas Applications 2015 - IMMI 15/029

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Commonwealth of Australia Migration Regulations 1994
 
 
ARRANGEMENTS FOR BUSINESS SKILLS VISAS APPLICATIONS 2015
(Items 1104AA, 1104BA, 1104B, 1112, 1113, 1202A, 1202B)
I, michaelia cash, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 2.07(5) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations), for items 1104AA, 1104BA, 1104B, 1112, 1113, 1202A and 1202B of Schedule 1 to the Regulations:
 
1.                  REVOKE instrument numbers IMMI 14/066 (F2014L01030)  made under item 1112 on 18 July 2014 and IMMI 14/065 (F2014L01029) made under item 1202A on 18 July 2014; AND
 
2.                  SPECIFY for subitems 1104AA(1), 1104BA(1), 1104B(1), 1112(1), 1113(1) and 1202B(1) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following approved forms and for paragraphs 1104AA(3)(a), 1104BA(3)(a), 1104B(3)(a), 1112(3)(a), 1113(3)(a) and 1202B(3)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Regulations the following place and manner for making an application:
 
 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and manner

1
Item 1104AA
Business Skills – Business Talent (Permanent) (Class EA)
 
Subclass 132
 
1396 (Internet)
Application must be made as an Internet application
 
 

2
Item 1104BA
Business Skills – (Permanent) (Class EC)
 
Subclass 888
 
 
1398 (Internet)

3
Item 1202B
Business Skills – (Provisional) (Class EB)
 
Subclass:
188
 
1397 (Internet)

 
 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and manner

4
Item 1104B
Business Skills – (Residence) (Class DF)
 
Subclasses:
890
891
892
893
(a) For applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 890 (Business Owner) visa:  47BU and 1217
(b) For applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 891 (Investor) visa:  47BU
(c) For applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 892 (State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner) visa: 47BU, 1217 and 949
(d) For applicant seeking to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a Subclass 893 (State/Territory Sponsored Investor) visa: 47BU and 949
 
Application must be made in Australia but not in immigration clearance
 

5
Item 1112 Distinguished Talent (Migrant) (Class AL)
 
Subclass 124
 
and
 
Item 1113 Distinguished Talent (Residence) (Class BX)
 
Subclass 858
47SV
Application must be made by:
(a) posting the application (with correct prepaid postage) to:
Distinguished Talent Application
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
GPO Box 2399
ADELAIDE SA 5001
AUSTRALIA; OR
 
(b) having the application delivered by courier service to:
Distinguished Talent Application
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Level 4
70 Franklin Street
ADELAIDE SA 5000.
 

 
 
Item and Visa
Form
Place and manner

6
Item 1202A
Business Skills – (Provisional) (Class UR)
 
Subclasses:
160
161
162
163
164
165
(a) 47BT and:
(i) 1136; or
(ii) 1137; or
(iii) 1139.
 
If the applicant’s residential address, given using form 47BT, is in Taiwan or PRC, including Hong Kong or Macau, to the following address:
 
 
Australian Consulate General
24th Floor, Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road
Wanchai
HONG KONG.
 
 
In any other case, by courier service to:
 
Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Level 4
70 Franklin Street
ADELAIDE SA
 
Or by post with correct prepaid postage to:
 
Adelaide Business Skills Processing Centre
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
GPO Box 2399
ADELAIDE SA 5001
AUSTRALIA

 
Note 1: Subregulation 2.10(2A) provides that if  an application is made in Australia  - and there are no requirements  in Part 2 or Schedule 1to the Regulations about where to apply -  the  application must be made at an office of Immigration in Australia.
 
This Instrument, number IMMI 15/029, commences on 18 April 2015.
 
Dated 16 April 2015                                     
 
 
 
 
Michaelia Cash
 
Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
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