Program: Significant Investor Visa (SIV)

Start year: 2012

Time to citizenship: 60 months

Investment minimum: AUD 5,000,000

Investment options: Must meet all three (3) requirements:

1. AUD 500,000 in eligible venture capital and private equity funds
2. AUD 1.5 million in approved managed funds investing in emerging companies listed in Australia;
3. AUD 3 million in managed funds that invest in Australia-listed companies, corporate bonds, notes, annuities, and commercial real estate.

Investment holding period: 4 years

Citizenship / residency requirements:

SIV visa: Main applicant must reside in Australia for 40 days per year; OR the secondary applicant (spouse) must reside in Australia for 180 days per year.

PR: (48 months). Eligible after 4 years maintaining residency requirement as per above.

Citizenship: (60 months). Must hold PR status at least 12 months prior to application. Eligible if four years prior to application, shall have not left Australia more than a total of one year (i.e. 75%) of the time spent in Australia. Must spend at least 275 days in Australia in the immediate 12 months before applying (i.e. 75%). (60 months)

Eligible dependents:

Children under age 18

Key advantages:

  • High quality of life destination
  • Low residency requirement to maintain visa
  • English requirement can be waived


Concierge-Style Attention

Working closely with a small number of clients each year, Dasein takes the kind of personal, tailored approach you expect and deserve.

Valuable Affiliation

With decades of experience and an affiliation with the world’s leading private client-focused law firm, we can do what others can’t.

Holistic Solutions

Dasein will help you understand and prioritize the personal, professional, cultural, travel, tax and wealth planning aspects of residency and citizenship.

Let’s talk about your future.