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Australia has Issued 4,340 Invitations under Subclass 189 Visa in Recent SkillSelect Invitation Round

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 23, Jan 2019

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As per the latest rule changes, Australian government now launch SkillSelect Invitation round on 11th day of every month for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489).

No surprise that in the recent SkillSelect invitation round results revealed by the government, most invites were issued under Subclass 189 Visa. It is the most popular Skilled Permanent Visa category that come under General Skilled Migration (GSM) of Australia. Let's find out more details about the latest invitation round.

Latest SkillSelect Invitation Round Results

Department of Home Affairs Australia has revealed its 11thNovember 2018 SkillSelect Invitation Round results. The results of the further rounds has not been published by the government as of now.

Invitations Issued in 2018-19 (up to November 2019)

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Total
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1000 2490 2490 4340 4340 14,660
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 10 10 10 10 10 50
Total 1010 2500 2500 4350 4350 14,710

In the 11th November Invitation round, DHA issued whipping 4,340 invitation under popular skilled visa category Subclass 189 Visa. Whereas, 10 invites were sent to candidates under Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489).

Subclass 189 Visa Invitations Issued in November 11 Draw

Visa Category Invitations Point Score
Subclass 189 Visa 2200 70
1199 75
764 80
170 85

In the November invitation round, minimum points requirement for Subclass 189 visa was 70 points. There were total 2200 candidates invited under this visa category with this point score. Moreover, 1199 applicants with 75 points got invite in the draw followed by 764 candidates (80 points) and 170 candidates (85 points).

Subclass 189 Visa Invitations and Points Score Chart

For Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489), minimum point score was 80 points which invited 5 candidates. Moreover, 5 candidates invited for point score of 85, 90, 95 and 100 respectively.

Subclass 189 Visa is going to be most Popular Visa in 2019

Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa has been the most popular visa category among the Australian Skilled immigration aspirants all over the world. Since, it doesn't as for any sponsorship from employer or nomination from state in Australia, it is going to be a popular visa category in 2019 as well.

If you have plans to apply and get permanent residency in Canada this year, Subclass 189 visa is the most ideal visa option to go for as a skilled immigration applicant.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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