Amendment Circular 2022-41
Supporting amendments to Residence Instructions
Changes have been made to immigration instructions on Migrant Investment Categories, Residence Class Categories and Who may not apply for a Residence Class Visa.
BJ Migrant Investment Categories
A supporting note has been added to immigration instructions confirming that residence applications lodged before 28 July 2022 will continue to be determined in accordance with the instructions that were in force when the application was made.
BA2.1 Residence class categories
RA5 Who may not apply for a residence class visa
References to the Investor 1 and Investor 2 visa categories have been removed from immigration instructions to support the closure Read on for a summary of these and other key changes.
Amendment Circular 2022-41 contains updates to immigration instructions that:
1. Revoke all Migrant Investment (Investor 1 and Investor 2) resident visa instructions, and
2. Clarify that residence applications submitted prior to 28 July 2022 will continue to be assessed in accordance with the applicable immigration instructions (expressions of interest not drawn from the EOI Pool and unused invitations to apply are no longer valid), and
3. Remove references to Investor 1 and Investor 2 from immigration instructions.
The instruction changes within Amendment Circular 2022-41 are effective on and after 28 July 2022.