Significant Investor Visa

Chinese migration, investment and integration – 3 May event

Chinese integration and investment in Australia is the focus of the next BasisPoint Significant Investor Visa (SIV) event. It provides a leadership platform for the Chinese-Australian sector to discuss Chinese investments and integration in Australia.

Guest speakers will share insights on:

  • The impact of recent Chinese SIV, high-net-worth and business migrants on investment and consumption in Australia
  • How future generations of Chinese-Australians will evolve and participate in Australian society
  • Assimilation within Australia as Australia engages further with Asia
  • Lessons for recent Chinese migrants from European migrant success stories.

Date: Wednesday 3 May 2107

Time: 12 pm to 2.45 pm including networking time

Venue: Doltone House, 161 Elizabeth St, Hyde Park, Sydney

RSVP: BasisPoint here

Cost: $180 per head (discount code “vipstacey8”)

For sponsor tables contact me on 0413 127 677 or for details.

Investment Migration Consulting Service

Are you considering moving to Australia or New Zealand and would like information on the various options? Are you unfamiliar with the range of financial and migration services and not sure who to trust?

Australia and New Zealand are attractive destinations for migration with strong government, regulated financial services, good schools, clean air and enviable lifestyles. There are a range of business, employment and investment visa options to suit personal circumstances and future plans.

  • Australia has the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) which has relaxed language, age and other criteria. It requires applicants to invest $5M into a portfolio of complying investments for four years.


  • New Zealand has an NZD 3M Investor 2 visa which is also four years and permits new residential real estate.
Investment Migration Consulting Service

For those moving from another country the prospect of navigating a new financial and migration system can be daunting.

Stacey Martin, Investment Migration Consultant and founder of the Expat Advisors Community network for professionals with internationally connected clients, can assist by connecting a range of suitably qualified professionals to meet the needs of VIP’s and their families.


The author of “Smooth Road to Travel – China to Australia,” a guide to navigating the Australian financial and migration landscape, Stacey can assist SIV and Investor 2 Applicants with a co­ordinated service to help make the journey as smooth as possible.

This includes:

  • Banking – account opening and arranging identification requirements
  • Migration – introduction to registered agents or lawyers to manage the immigration application process
  • Complying investments – introduction to specialist advisors and fund managers
  • Language – interpretation and translation services
  • Accounting and tax – introduction to cross-border experts
  • Legal services – for business, property, and asset succession
  • Schools – assistance to select appropriate education providers
  • Property – specialists in residential, commercial and agriculture
  • Lifestyle – travel and concierge services.

Download the dual language flyer SIV Consulting Service. 

Get in Contact

Working with one of Australia’s most respected SIV experts will provide those considering investment migration with peace of mind they are engaging with qualified professionals to maximise the opportunity of a successful outcome.

For more information on the range of professional services through Expat Advisors Community including the Investment Migration Consulting Service, you can Contact Us,  or call  Stacey Martin on +61 (0) 413 12 7677 or WeChat staceym97.


Significant Investor Visa (SIV) stats to 31 July, 2016

australia-passport_mapThe change in complying investments to the  mandated $500,000 Venture Capital (VC) and $1.5M allocation to small company shares had initially slowed the rate of applications under the new Significant Investor Visa regime. However, there are currently almost 200 invitations still being processed which alone would result in almost $100M into the VC sector and $900M into other complying managed funds.

Continue reading Significant Investor Visa (SIV) stats to 31 July, 2016

Consulting Service to SIV industry

SIV logoHave you received enquiries for the Significant Investor Visa program from valued connections?  Would you like the capability to deal with Chinese clients but are unsure what is required?

Download our SIV Consulting Service flyer here. 

Moving to Australia

For anyone considering moving to another country, either now or in the future, there are many lifestyle and financial issues to consider. For financial planners, fund managers and other professionals considering working with Significant Investor Visa (SIV) applicants, it’s not just about a $5,000,000 investment, they need to integrate with other professionals starting with migration.

A registered migration agent or lawyer can determine the most appropriate business, innovation or investment visa pathway for the family’s circumstances and future needs. The SIV/888 visa is just one option.  Continue reading Consulting Service to SIV industry

Migration Conference held in Sydney – speaker insights

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Jennifer Fong, VisaCorp, Stacey Martin, NAB SIV Advisor, Chris Livingston and Liana Allan, Migration Alliance
The 2016 Migration Conference organised by Legal Training Australia and Migration Alliance had over 130 attendees with a packed full day program.

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Suzanne Gillham provided an overview of the current focus for the NSW government in attracting business and skilled migration to NSW. So far, they have nominated 40 applicants under the new SIV2 framework. Continue reading Migration Conference held in Sydney – speaker insights