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Australia has invited 250 Candidates for Subclass 189 Visas in November SkillSelect Invitation Round

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 02, Dec 2019

visas default image The Department of Home Affairs (DHA), Australia, has finally released the details of its November 2019 SkillSelect Invitation round took place on November 11, 2019. The DHA has issued 250 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to apply for Skilled Independent Subclass visa 189 in the latest round of invitation. Let's find out more details about latest Invitation round for two key GSM visas.

November 2019 SkillSelect Invitation Round

The invitation round occurs on the 11th day of every month for the key GSM (General Skilled Migration) Visa categories. This time around, Australia has issued 250 invites for 189 visa with minimum point score requirement being 85 points.

11th October SkillSelect Invitation round Results

Visa subclass Number of Invitations Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 250 85
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 0

However, DHA has not issued any invitation for Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489), as the same has been replaced by new Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa on November 16, 2019.

Number of Invitations Issued in 2019-20 Program Year

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Subclass 189 Visa 1,000 100 100 1,500 250 2,950
Skilled Regional Subclass 489 visa 100 100 100 300
Total 1,100 200 200 1,500 250 3,250

In this program year (i.e. since July 2019), Australia has issued total 2,950 invitations under Subclass 189 visa, however, just 300 invites have been issued under the regional visa Subclass 489. Overall, 3,250 invites have been issued by Australia this year, under both mentioned GSM visa categories.

Pro rata occupations in the 11th November invitation round

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

Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
189 2211 Accountants 90 10/04/2019 5:53pm
189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 85 19/06/2018 3:18pm
189 2334 Electronics Engineer 85 21/10/2019 12:14am
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 95 10/11/2019 6:56pm
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 85 29/10/2019 7:53am
189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 85 23/10/2019 12:15am
189 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85 31/10/2019 9:45am
189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 85 28/10/2019 9:19pm

Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa

Subclass 189 visa offers one of the best pathways to obtain Australian permanent residency. It doesn't require any job offer from Australia or state or territory nomination/sponsorship, etc. You can directly apply for this visa, if your occupation is in the relevant occupation list and you meet the point's criteria and other basic parameters of this visa stream.

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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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