South Australia is an ideal location for people wanting to establish a business, invest or retire in Australia.

The information papers accessible below have been prepared for the purpose of providing information only to those persons applying for a designated investment (Bond) under the following visas:

  • Investor Retirement Visa – (Sub class 405)
  • Business Investor Visa (Sub class 188) applications from 1 July 2012 for applicants under 55 years of age.
  • Business Investor Visa (Sub class 188) applications from 1 July 2012 for applicants 55 years of age and over.
  • Significant Investor Visa (Sub class 188/888) from 24 November 2012.

All of which are administered by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

An information paper is solely for the use of a qualifying person applying for the relevant Bond.

The Bonds as designated investments are only available in accordance with, and to those who meet, the requirements of DIBP.

No person is authorised in connection with the information papers to give any information or to make any representation other than those contained in the information papers and, if given or made, such information or representation must not be relied upon as having been authorised by SAFA or the State of South Australia.

Applicants should carefully consider each information paper relevant to the particular Bond, they are seeking to invest in, as each may contain different terms.

Business Investment (188) Bond

Your initial point of contact is Migration SA

Contact person is Phillip Grifoni telephone number 61 8 8303 2924, or email phillip.grifoni@sa.gov.au.

  • Business Investor Visa (Sub class 188) for applicants that commenced their application after 1 July 2012 and who are under 55 years of age.
  • Business Investor Visa (Sub class 188) for applicants that commenced their application after 1 July 2012 and who are 55 years of age and over.

Information Paper

Indicative interest rates as at 19/1/2016 for the following terms are as follows:

Year Rate (% p.a.)
1 1.60
2 1.85
3 2.00
4 2.10

Investor Retirement 405 & Renewal Investor Retirement 405

Your initial point of contact is Migration SA

Contact person is Phillip Grifoni telephone number 61 8 8303 2924, or email phillip.grifoni@sa.gov.au.

Information Paper

Indicative interest rates as at 19/1/2016 for the following terms are as follows:

Year Rate (% p.a.)
1 1.60
2 1.85
3 2.00
4 2.10

Significant Investor (Sub class 188) introduced from 24 November 2012

Your initial point of contact is Migration SA

Contact person is Phillip Grifoni telephone number 61 8 8303 2924, or email phillip.grifoni@sa.gov.au.

Information Paper

Indicative interest rates as at 19/1/2016 for the following terms are as follows:

Year Rate (% p.a.)
1 1.60
2 1.85
3 2.00
4 2.10

General Skilled Migration Bond

This programme is only for those applicants who applied prior to 1 September 2007 and who are instructed by DIAC or the Migration Review Tribunal - Refugee Review Tribunal (MRT-RRT) to invest a minimum amount of $100,000 for at least one year to gain the extra points.

Apply for the Sale or Transfer of SAFA Bonds, or Change My Details

Apply for the sale of SAFA Bonds

Apply for the transfer of SAFA Bonds

Change your details

Please contact SAFA Operations on 08 8226 9420 or 08 8226 1690, or email mail.safa@sa.gov.au for any further information.