Why is an increasing number of South African Business owners looking for permanent residency in Australia? 5 Reasons to Migrate to Australia

People will always strive to improve their current conditions. This includes leaving one’s current environment for a better one.  South Africans are no exception and this need for an improved quality of life has for nearly two decades driven a massive surge in migration.


Australia has a growing African community. There are many local community associations and organisations for South African migrants in Australia.


Key reasons why South Africans migrating to Australia

  • Safe and friendly living environment 
  • Beautiful and temperate climate
  • World-class education with excellent reputations
  • Accessible medical system – Medicare
  • Exciting career and business opportunities


If you’re thinking about emigrating from South Africa to Australia, No Borders Law Group can help you with the best visa options.


The Skilled Migration Program consists of a number of categories of prospective migrants, where there is a demand for particular occupational
skills, outstanding talents or business skills.


These categories are:

  • Business Visa migration:
    • encourages successful business people to settle permanently in Australia and develop new business opportunities 
  • Family visa category:
    • applicants can apply for sponsorship by Australian or elibigle New Zealand residents and/or citizens
  • Employer-sponsored:
    • employers may nominate (or ‘sponsor’) skilled workers personnel from overseas through the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS), Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) and Labour Agreements. 
  • Point – based skilled independent migrants:
    • applicants must pass a points test which includes skills, age and English language ability 
  • Distinguished talent:
    • for distinguished individuals with special or unique talents of benefit to Australia 


Through the Business Visa you can live and work in Australia. Our immigration agents work with you to build a strategy for Australian investment migration.


Business Visa Australia – Australian PR by investment


  • Business Innovation and Investment Visa – Provisional (188)

For people who intend to establish a new business in Australia, or manage an existing business or invest in Australia.

All except the Investor Retirement visa offer a pathway to permanent residence.

    • Business Innovation Stream
    • Business Investor Stream
    • Significant Investor Stream


  • Business Innovation and Investment Visas – Permanent (888)

    The second stage of the Provisional (188) Business Visa Australia. It allows you to continue business and investment activity. You can apply for it after you have fulfilled the requirements of your provisional visa.

    This step is a direct entry to permanent residence.

    • Business Innovation stream
    • Investor stream
    • Significant Investor stream
  • Business Talent Subclass 132 Visa

    The Business visa (subclass 132) is a permanent residence visa for business people who are nominated by an Australian state or territory government agency.

    To be able to get this visa you need to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect and then be invited to apply.You can be in or outside Australia when you apply and when the visa is decided.

  • Investor (Residence) (Subclass 893) Visa

    The State/Territory Sponsored Investor visa (subclass 893) is for people who are sponsored by a state or territory authority and have held a designated investment in Australia for four years.

    You can apply for this visa if you already hold a State/Territory Sponsored Investor (provisional) visa (subclass 165).


Over the past months, No Borders Law Group has experienced a 50% increase in inquiries from South Africans wanting to move abroad.

Business people from all areas and industries are expressing interest about migration.


Need help with getting Australian Business Visas?


Email: [email protected]

Tel:  +61 (07) 3876 4000

Consultation: https://www.noborders-group.com/australian-visa-test/business


We will help applicants by exploring visa options and securing the application. 

If you run a successful business in South Africa and want to open a new business or buy into an established one in Australia, please enquire or book a consultation to get expert advice with our knowledgeable and experienced Migration Agents/Lawyers on +61 07 3876 4000 or email: [email protected].  



“Migration, Australia, 2019-20 financial year; Australian Bureau of Statistics”. 17 June 2021.

Book a free consultation today and let us help you find a way forward.