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August 2020 Skillselect Invitation Round - Australia Invites 200 Candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 26, Aug 2020

August 2020 Skillselect Invitation Round - Australia Invites 200 Candidates Australia has opened the latest SkillSelect Invitation round right on time, i.e. on August 11, 2020, as it usually opens the round on 11th day of the month. However, it released the details of the same now. The Department of Home Affairs, Australia has issued 200 invitations to the key GSM visa candidates in the latest invitation round. Let us find out more details.

August 2020 Invitation round

In the invitation round took place on 11th August, the Department of Home Affairs, Australia invited 200 candidates to apply for the General Skilled Migration Program (GSM) visas, i.e.
  • Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 and
  • Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491
11th August Invitation round Results

Visa subclass Number of Invitations Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 110 90
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 90 75
Total 200

Click here to see the complete list of Invitation Rounds opened last year and in 2020-21

Out of the total invitations, 190 invites issued to Subclass 189 visa candidates with a minimum points requirement of 90 points, while 90 invites issued to Subclass 491 visa candidates, with a minimum points requirement of 75 points.

Now the government of Australia has issued total 800 invitations through two invitations rounds (i.e. July and August 2020) held in this program year.

Invitation Issued in Program Year 2020-21

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 500 110 610
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) FS 100 90 190
Total 600 200 800

Its good news for the applicants that Department of Home Affairs, Australia is back with the consistent invitation rounds and issuing invitations on monthly basis.

If you have a question or query about the latest invitation round or wish to apply immigration to Australia via skilled visa, PR Visa, study visa, etc. in Australia, you may get in touch with us by calling on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or drop us an e-mail at


Rajneesh Kumar

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