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December Skillselect Round Invites 450 Candidates to Apply Subclass 189 and 491 Visa

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 23, Dec 2019

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Australia's Department of Home Affairs (DHA), held the December SkillSelect Invitation round on 11th December 2019 as per the trend to issue as many as 450 invitations under two key GSM visa categories i.e. Skilled Independent Subclass 189 visa and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) - Family Sponsored.

Let's find out more about this latest invitation round.

December 2019 SkillSelect Invitation Round

The monthly invitation round for the key General Skilled Migration (GSM) visa categories, takes place on the 11th day of every month and December round was no exception in this regard.

Australia invited total 450 candidates this time around for Subclass 189 and Subclass 491 visa with minimum point score requirement being 95 points for the both visa categories. Find below the details of separate invitations sent for both visa categories:

11th December SkillSelect Invitation round Results

Visa subclass Number of Invitations Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 250 95
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) - Family sponsored 200 95
  This year, till December round, Australia has issued total 3,700 invitations to apply for Australia skilled visas under GSM. Out of this total number, 3,200 invites have been sent to Subclass 189 visa applicants only. Whereas, 300 and 200 invitations have been sent to candidates under Old Subclass 489 visa (Removed by Government now) and new Subclass 491 visa respectively.

Pro rata occupations in the 11th December invitation round

Find below the points requirement, date of effect etc. for the pro-rata occupations:

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
189 2211 Accountants 100 19/11/2019 9:53pm
189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 95 27/05/2019 4:07pm
189 2334 Electronics Engineer 95 30/11/2019 1:27am
491 2334 Electronics Engineer 100 4/12/2019 3:32pm
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 95 29/09/2019 4:36pm
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 95 18/11/2019 10:50am
189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 95 27/11/2019 3:23pm
491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 95 18/11/2019 6:20pm
189 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 95 30/11/2019 1:27am
491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 95 29/11/2019 10:10pm
189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 95 29/11/2019 9:55am
491 2631 Computer Network Professionals 95 2/12/2019 7:18pm

GSM pathway for Obtaining Australia PR

The GSM visa categories, i.e. Subclass 189 Visa, Subclass 190 visa and new Subclass 491 visa offer crucial pathway to obtain permanent residency Australia. First two are permanent visas, while third visa, i.e. subclass 491 visa is allocated for 5 years, though, it can be converted in the PR visa as well after the 3 years of stay in Australia on this visa. If you want to apply for any of these visa, you may coordinate with Visas Avenue Immigration for valuable advice, assistance and support in the process.

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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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