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Australia issued 2,500 Invitations in the Recent SkillSelect Invitation Round

Posted - 05, Mar 2019

The Department of Home Affairs Australia holds SkillSelect Invitation round on 11th of every month,as part of recent process changes announced by the government few months back. However, it reveals the details of the Invitation rounds after delay of a month or so. The DHA have now revealed the 11th December Invitation round details. Through these periodic invitation rounds the government invites the foreign skilled worker applicants to apply for visa in Australia.

Let's find out the results of the recent invitation round.

SkillSelect Invitation round on 11th December

In the Invitation round held on December 11, 2018, department of home affairs Australia has issued whipping 2,490 invitation to apply Australia PR, under Subclass 189 visa with minimum point's requirement as 70 points.

Visa subclass Number Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 2,490 70
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 10 80
Total 2,500

Moreover, 10 invitations to apply were sent to candidates under Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) with minimum point's requirement as 80 points. Subclass 189 Visa is permanent visa that allows the successful applicants to live and work in Australia on permanent basis. On the other hand, Subclass 489 Visa is provisional visa issued by the government of Australia for just 4 years. However, it can be converted to permanent residency through some key provisions.

Also read-Which Is Best Visa to Apply Permanent Residency in Australia In 2019?

Cut off for pro rata occupations in the 11 December invitation round

As per Australian government, due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous years, the following occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to make certain the availability of invites all through the program year.

Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Date of effect
2211 Accountants 80 18/08/2018 11:27 pm
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 80 8/06/2018 3:11 pm
2334 Electronics Engineer 75 18/11/2018 2:40 am
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 70 22/06/2018 9:55 pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 75 13/10/2018 12:10 am
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 75 18/09/2018 11:49 pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 70 1/04/2017 3 pm
2631 Computer Network Professionals 70 30/08/2018 12:16 pm

Year 2019 is the best time to apply and get PR Visa in Australia, with Aussie government looking for skilled and talented people from overseas to deal with the skill shortage in the country.You may get in touch with trusted Australia immigration consultant to confirm the right visa category and start the process at earliest.

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