Invitation Rounds

Invitation Rounds

Invitations issued on 6 October 2022

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 6 October 2022.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked individuals by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. Those who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)6510/2022
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)6510/2022

Occupations included in 6 October 2022 Invitation Round

The table below shows the occupations issued invitations in the SkillSelect invitation round on 6 October 2022.

 

189

491

 

Offshore**

Onshore**

Offshore**

Onshore**

Aeronautical Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Agricultural Consultant

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Agricultural Engineer

65

N/A*

90

N/A*

Agricultural Scientist

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Architect

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Audiologist

65

70

65

80

Biochemist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Biomedical Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Biotechnologist

65

N/A*

75

N/A*

Botanist

65

N/A*

85

N/A*

Cardiologist

85

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Cartographer

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Chemical Engineer

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Chemist

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Chiropractor

65

70

N/A*

N/A*

Civil Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Clinical Psychologist

85

65

N/A*

N/A*

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher

65

65

70

75

Electrical Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Electronics Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Emergency Medicine Specialist

80

65

N/A*

N/A*

Endocrinologist

N/A*

90

N/A*

N/A*

Engineering Professionals nec

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Engineering Technologist

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Environmental Consultant

65

N/A*

75

N/A*

Environmental Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Environmental Research Scientist

65

N/A*

95

N/A*

Environmental Scientists nec

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Food Technologist

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Forester

65

N/A*

75

N/A*

Gastroenterologist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

General Practitioner

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Geophysicist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Geotechnical Engineer

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Hydrogeologist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Industrial Engineer

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Intensive Care Specialist

N/A*

65

N/A*

N/A*

Landscape Architect

65

N/A*

100

N/A*

Life Scientist (General)

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Life Scientists nec

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Marine Biologist

65

N/A*

85

N/A*

Materials Engineer

65

N/A*

80

N/A*

Mechanical Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Medical Diagnostic Radiographer

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Medical Laboratory Scientist

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Medical Oncologist

75

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Medical Practitioners nec

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Medical Radiation Therapist

N/A*

90

N/A*

N/A*

Metallurgist

65

N/A*

70

N/A*

Meteorologist

90

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Microbiologist

65

N/A*

80

N/A*

Midwife

75

70

N/A*

N/A*

Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)

65

N/A*

75

N/A*

Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec

80

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Naval Architect

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Neurologist

75

80

N/A*

N/A*

Neurosurgeon

N/A*

65

N/A*

N/A*

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

70

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Nurse Practitioner

75

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

N/A*

65

N/A*

N/A*

Occupational Therapist

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Optometrist

N/A*

70

N/A*

N/A*

Orthotist or Prosthetist

N/A*

70

N/A*

N/A*

Osteopath

N/A*

70

N/A*

N/A*

Other Spatial Scientist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Paediatrician

N/A*

65

N/A*

N/A*

Pathologist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Petroleum Engineer

65

N/A*

80

N/A*

Physicist

65

N/A*

90

N/A*

Physiotherapist

65

65

80

N/A*

Podiatrist

70

65

N/A*

N/A*

Production or Plant Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Psychiatrist

70

75

N/A*

N/A*

Psychologists nec

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Quantity Surveyor

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

65

65

N/A*

70

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)

70

65

N/A*

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Community Health)

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)

65

65

70

65

Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)

N/A*

65

N/A*

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)

65

65

90

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Medical)

65

65

70

80

Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)

70

65

N/A*

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Perioperative)

65

65

N/A*

N/A*

Registered Nurse (Surgical)

65

65

N/A*

75

Registered Nurses nec

65

65

N/A*

70

Renal Medicine Specialist

N/A*

80

N/A*

N/A*

Secondary School Teacher

65

65

75

85

Social Worker

65

65

75

90

Sonographer

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Special Education Teachers nec

N/A*

95

N/A*

N/A*

Special Needs Teacher

65

80

N/A*

N/A*

Specialist Physician (General Medicine)

N/A*

70

N/A*

N/A*

Specialist Physicians nec

65

80

N/A*

N/A*

Speech Pathologist

65

65

80

N/A*

Structural Engineer

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Surgeon (General)

65

80

N/A*

N/A*

Surveyor

65

N/A*

65

N/A*

Transport Engineer

65

N/A*

80

N/A*

University Lecturer

65

65

65

65

Veterinarian

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

Zoologist

65

N/A*

N/A*

N/A*

* Results could indicate that no candidates were available to be invited, or did not meet parameters to receive an invite.

** Onshore/Offshore location as indicated in SkillSelect system at the time invites were issued.

Invitations issued during 2022-23 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJun
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 12,200 11,714        
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored 466 818        

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 21 April 2022

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 April 2022.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)8505/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)6501/2022

Occupations included in 21 April 2022 Invitation Round

The table below shows the occupations issued invitations in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 April 2022.

Occupation

Lowest Points Score Invited
subclass 189

Lowest Points Score Invited
subclass 491 (FSR)

Agricultural Consultant

Not invited

65

Agricultural Scientist

Not invited

75

Audiologist

Not invited

75

Biochemist

Not invited

70

Biotechnologist

Not invited

75

Chemical Engineer

Not invited

65

Chemist

90

70

Child Care Centre Manager

90

70

Chiropractor

90

Not invited

Clinical Psychologist

90

75

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist

95

Not invited

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher

85

75

Emergency Medicine Specialist

90

Not invited

Environmental Consultant

Not invited

75

Environmental Manager

Not invited

75

Environmental Research Scientist

Not invited

85

Environmental Scientists nec

Not invited

85

Food Technologist

Not invited

85

General Practitioner

90

Not invited

Intensive Care Specialist

90

Not invited

Life Scientist (General)

Not invited

75

Life Scientists nec

Not invited

70

Medical Diagnostic Radiographer

90

70

Medical Laboratory Scientist

90

65

Medical Practitioners nec

90

Not invited

Microbiologist

Not invited

65

Midwife

90

70

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

90

Not invited

Occupational Therapist

90

70

Ophthalmologist

100

Not invited

Optometrist

90

Not invited

Orthopaedic Surgeon

95

Not invited

Orthotist or Prosthetist

90

Not invited

Other Spatial Scientist

Not invited

75

Paediatrician

90

Not invited

Physicist

Not invited

85

Physiotherapist

90

75

Podiatrist

90

80

Primary Health Organisation Manager

90

Not invited

Psychiatrist

90

Not invited

Psychologists nec

90

Not invited

Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

85

65

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)

Not invited

65

Registered Nurse (Community Health)

90

75

Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)

90

65

Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)

90

Not invited

Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)

90

70

Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)

90

75

Registered Nurse (Medical)

90

65

Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

90

70

Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)

90

65

Registered Nurse (Perioperative)

90

65

Registered Nurse (Surgical)

90

65

Registered Nurses nec

85

65

Secondary School Teacher

90

65

Social Worker

85

75

Special Education Teachers nec

Not invited

85

Special Needs Teacher

95

75

Specialist Physician (General Medicine)

90

Not invited

Specialist Physicians nec

90

Not invited

Speech Pathologist

90

75

University Lecturer

90

70

Veterinarian

90

Not invited

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 21 April 2022 invitation round.

No pro rata occupations were invited during the 21 April 2022 round.

Invitations issued during 2021-22 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJun
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)250  200  200  1000  
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored500  200  200  500  

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 21 January 2022

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 January 2022.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)9009/2021
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)8001/2022

Occupations included in 21 January 2022 Invitation Round

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 January 2022.

OccupationInvited for SubclassLowest Points Score Invited
subclass 189
Lowest Points Score Invited
subclass 491 (FSR)
Agricultural Consultant491N/A80
Agricultural Scientist491N/A80
Biotechnologist491N/A80
Chemical Engineer491N/A80
Emergency Medicine Specialist18990N/A
Environmental Consultant491N/A80
Environmental Scientists nec491N/A85
Food Technologist491N/A80
General Practitioner18990N/A
Geophysicist491N/A80
Life Scientist (General)491N/A105
Life Scientists nec491N/A95
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer18990N/A
Medical Laboratory Scientist189, 4919080
Medical Practitioners nec18990N/A
Medical Radiation Therapist491N/A95
Microbiologist189, 4919085
Midwife491N/A85
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)18990N/A
Neurosurgeon18995N/A
Nuclear Medicine Technologist18995N/A
Nurse Practitioner18995N/A
Orthotist or Prosthetist491N/A80
Paediatrician18990N/A
Petroleum Engineer18990N/A
Physiotherapist491N/A80
Psychologists nec491N/A80
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)189, 4919080
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)491N/A80
Registered Nurse (Community Health)18990N/A
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)189, 4919080
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)18990N/A
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)189, 4919090
Registered Nurse (Medical)189, 4919080
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)189, 4919080
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)189, 4919080
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)189, 4919080
Registered Nurse (Surgical)189, 4919080
Registered Nurses nec491N/A80
Social Worker491N/A80
Veterinarian18990N/A

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 21 January 2022 invitation round.

No pro rata occupations were invited during the 21 January 2022 round.

Invitations issued during 2021-22 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJun
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)250  200  200     
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored500  200  200     

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 29 October 2021

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 29 October 2021.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclass

Minimum points score

Latest date of effect month

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

90

11/2020

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)

80

04/2020

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 29 October 2021 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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 month

189/491

2211

Accountants

N/A

N/A

189/491

2212

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers

N/A

N/A

189/491

2334

Electronics Engineer

N/A

N/A

189

2335

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers

90

11/2020

491

2335

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers

N/A

N/A

189

2339

Other Engineering Professionals

N/A

N/A

491

2339

Other Engineering Professionals

N/A

N/A

189/491

2611

ICT Business and System Analysts

N/A

N/A

189/491

2613

Software and Applications Programmers

N/A

N/A

189/491

2631

Computer Network Professionals

N/A

N/A

Invitations issued during 2021-22 program year

Visa subclass

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Total

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)

250

  

200

        

450

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored

500

  

200

        

700

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 26 July 2021

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the Skill Select invitation round on 26 July 2021.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)8007/2019
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)6503/2021

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 26 July 2021 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
189/4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
1892335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers9004/2021
4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
1892339Other Engineering Professionals9004/2021
4912339Other Engineering ProfessionalsN/AN/A
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2021-22 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunTotal
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)250           250
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored500           500
Total750           750

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 21 April 2021

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 April 2021.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)8007/2019
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)6503/2021

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 21 April 2021 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
189/4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
1892335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers8007/2019
4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
1892339Other Engineering Professionals9005/2020
4912339Other Engineering Professionals7009/2020
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunTotal
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)50011035030  200  500  1690
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored1009015080  163  160  743
Total600200500110  363  660  2433

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 21 January 2021

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 January 2021.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)6504/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)6511/2020

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 21 January 2021 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
189/4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
189/4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
1892339Other Engineering Professionals9510/2020
4912339Other Engineering Professionals7009/2020
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunTotal
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)50011035030  200     1190
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored1009015080  163     583
Total600200500110  363     1773

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 21 October 2020

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 October 2020.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)6509/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)6504/2020

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 21 October 2020 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
189/4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
189/4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
189/4912339Other Engineering ProfessionalsN/AN/A
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunTotal
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)50011035030        990
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored1009015080        420
Total600200500110        1410

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 11 September 2020

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 September 2020.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)6507/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)7508/2020

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 11 September 2020 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
189/4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
189/4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
189/4912339Other Engineering ProfessionalsN/AN/A
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunTotal
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)500110350         960
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored10090150         340
Total600200500         1,300

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

Invitations issued on 11 August 2020

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 August 2020.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)9007/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)7506/2020

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 11 August 2020 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter 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.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect month
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
189/4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
189/4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
189/4912339Other Engineering ProfessionalsN/AN/A
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

Visa subclassJulAugSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunTotal
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)500110          610
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored10090          190
Total600200          800

The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.

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