TCV provides Government-guaranteed bonds in Victoria as Designated Investment under the following visa classes:


Application lodged with Department of Immigration and Border Protection on or before 30 June 2012

Application lodged with Department of Immigration and Border Protection on or after 1 July 2012


  • State/Territory Sponsored Investor (Provisional) (subclass 165) visa
  • Investor Retirement (subclass 405) visa
  • Investor (Provisional) (subclass 162) visa (Category Specification Letter)
  • Investor Retirement (subclass 405) visa
  • Business Innovation and Investment (subclass 188B) visa (State Nominated Investor
  • Business Innovation and Investment (subclass 188C) visa (Significant Investor) and (subclass 888C) visa

These Government Bonds have been specified as a Designated Investment and can only be issued after you have been advised in writing to do so by the Australian overseas mission or the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) office processing your application for migration/residence and/or by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).

Please note that immigration law changes frequently, and there are specific investment requirements for Designated Investments. You should obtain and read the latest information from DIBP and the DSDBI. TCV cannot provide you with immigration and/or investment advice.

For information about classes of visa, (refer to DIBP's website)

For information on migration to Victoria, see (refer to DEDJTR's website)

For more information on Victorian Government Bonds please see:

If you have any further questions please contact:

  • TCV's Bonds Register on Freecall 1800 628 008 within Australia or alternatively +61 3 9415 4076 from overseas.

If you change your name, address, contact details or bank account details once you have invested in Government Bonds of Victoria, please complete the change of details form (this document requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader) and forward it to the Bonds Register.

TCV's Bond Registry is currently:

Computershare Investor Services Pty Ltd
GPO Box 2867
Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
Tel within Australia: 1800 628 008
Tel from overseas: (+61 3) 9415 4076

Please note

TCV records telephone conversations relating to transactions or potential transactions undertaken with its clients and counterparties. This practice is common amongst financial institutions in Australia and the telephone conversations may or may not be accompanied by audible pips or beeps. Recordings may be used for the purpose of resolving disputes regarding the terms of transactions.