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Invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visas will run once a month. These rounds are expected to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change.
Each round invitation numbers may vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the Department.
Note: State or territory government nominations for Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) will not be impacted.
INVITATIONS ISSUED ON 10 JANUARY 2020
The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the skill Select invitation round on 10 January 2020.
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||1,000|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored||300|
During 2019-20 program year the following numbers of invitations have been issued:
10 JANUARY 2020 RESULTS
The following graph shows the points for clients who were invited to apply in the 10 January 2020 round.
INVITATION PROCEDURE AND CUT OFFS
The clients who are ranked highest in the point scores are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For those who have equal points score, the time at which the reached their score decides the order of their invitation.
|Visa subclass||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||90||2/10/2019 11:05pm|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)||90||16/12/2019 1:01am|
THE DATES OF EFFECT CUT OFF AND POINT SCORES FOR THE PRO RATA OCCUPATIONS IN THE 10 JANUARY 2020 INVITATION ROUND.
Because of high demands and in keeping with previous years, the below mentioned occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to make sure of the availability of invites across the whole program year.
Skill Select first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189) and then the remaining to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored. If all places are taken up by subclass 189 visas then there will be no invitations issued for subclass 491 visas in these occupations.
|Subclass||Occupation ID||Description||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|189||2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||95||18/10/2019 10:51am|
|189||2334||Electronics Engineer||90||25/09/2019 6:35am|
|491||2334||Electronics Engineer||95||3/01/2020 3:10pm|
|189||2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||90||1/06/2019 4:20pm|
|189||2339||Other Engineering Professionals||90||28/08/2019 12:31pm|
|189||2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||90||1/09/2019 9:12am|
|189||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||90||2/10/2019 8:32am|
|491||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||90||11/12/2019 7:33pm|
|189||2631||Computer Network Professionals||90||30/09/2019 4:46pm|
|491||2631||Computer Network Professionals||90||20/11/2019 2:40pm|
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||1,000||100||100||1,500||250||250||1,000||4,200|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored||200||300||500|
|Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)||100||100||100||300|
These figures do not include invites issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa sub classes. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.