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Australia has released the Details of its May & June 2020 Invitation rounds

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 27, Jul 2020

abc After keeping the applicants waiting for weeks, the Department of Home Affairs, Australia has finally released the details of its recent invitation rounds, i.e. May and June 2020 invitation rounds.

The DHA remained busy in taking various measures in view of the global pandemic and the delay of federal budget affect the delay in the proceedings. However, now Australia has finally revealed the recent invitation round results. Let us find out the details of latest rounds.

Latest SkillSelect Invitation round of Australia

In the SkillSelect Invitation round occurred on 11th June 2020, Australia invited 170 candidates for Skilled Independent 189 visa, while 30 invitations issued to 491 visa candidates. The minimum point's requirement was 85 points for the Subclass 189 visa, while it was just 70 points for the Skilled Work Regional (provisional) 491 visa.

SkillSelect Invitation round Results - 11th June 2020

Visa subclass Number of Invitations  Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 170 85
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 30 70
Total 200

Click here to see the complete list of Invitation Rounds opened in 2019-20

25th May 2020 Invitation Round

In the May invitation round the Department of Home Affairs, Australia issued 550 invitations to the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) candidates, while Subclass 491 visa candidates received 100 invites.

Visa subclass Number of Invitations  Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 550 85
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 100 70
Total 650

As far as minimum points score requirement is concerned, it was 85 points for Subclass 189 visa, while it was just 70 points for Subclass 491 visa.

With the latest, i.e. June 2020, invitation round, the program year 2019-20 is over. In this program year, the Department of Home Affairs, Australia has issued total 9,500 invitations to apply for Australia visa. It issued the highest, i.e. 7,720 invitations for Subclass 189 visa, while 1,480 invites issued to subclass 491 visa.

Invitation Issued in Program Year 2019-20

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1,000 100 100 1,500 250 250 1,000 1,000 1,750 50 550 170 7,720
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) FS 200 300 500 300 50 100 30 1,480
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 100 100 100 300
Total 1,100 200 200 1,500 250 450 1,300 1,500 2,050 100 650 200 9,500

Now new visa places will be allocated to the different states of Australia along with the announcement of occupations ceilings for the program year 2020-21. The Department of Home Affairs, Australia delayed this announcement due to postponement of the federal budget of Australia.

However, as the things are gradually getting back to normal, we may soon see the new visa places allocation and occupation ceiling announcing from the government of Australia.

If you have further queries with regard to Australia immigration programs, rules, and invitation rounds, you may contact us on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or write to us at info@visasavenue.com.


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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.

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