As part of the Supporting Innovation in South Australia (SISA) pilot, South Australia is seeking to attract promising overseas seed-stage entrepreneurs to develop their concepts in South Australia.

New entrepreneurs are invited to apply for state endorsement on this visa as part of the SISA pilot program.

Temporary Activity visa
Subclass 408

This is a temporary visa for seed-stage entrepreneurs who are seeking to develop their business concept in South Australia as part of the Supporting Innovation in South Australia (SISA) pilot.

Please note: Applications for the Supporting Innovation in South Australia (SISA) - Temporary Activity (subclass 408) visa are currently closed until further notice.

This visa is for seed-stage entrepreneurs who have an innovative idea with a project proposal on how you intend to further your concept. Priority will be given to proposals in the following industry sectors:

  • Defence and Space
  • Digital, including Cyber Security, Big Data, and Blockchain
  • Food, Wine and AgTech
  • Health and Medical Technology
  • Robotics
  • Media and Film

You must be under 45 years of age at the time of application and continue to be involved in the South

Australian innovation sector for the duration of your temporary visa.

Which visa should I apply for?

If you are having difficulty navigating the state endorsement and visa application process, you can engage the services of a Migration Agent who can help you understand all requirements and options available to you. To learn more about the purpose, support and responsibilities of a migration agent, visit the Find a Migration Agent page.