PUBLISHED: 30 AUGUST 2021
All subclass 188 Business Innovation visa holders must provide written permission from the trademark or brand owner(s) for their Australian exports. This is for goods exported during their provisional visa period.
Parallel exporting (exporting without permission) is not permitted on this Victorian nominated visa.
If you have exported Australian trademarked goods in the 2 years before you apply for subclass 888 nomination, you must provide evidence showing permission from the trademark or brand owner(s).
Evidence may include:
- Official certificate or agreement from the trademark owner authorising export activity, or
- Authorisation from the trademark owner to the supplier/distributor for export activity, or
- Correspondence (e.g. meeting notes, emails) showing the trademark owner understands the business migrant’s export intentions, or
- Partnership or contractual agreements between the trademark owner and business migrant.
For further information, please visit our subclass 888 page.