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Australia SkillSelect Invitation Round for October 2020 invites the Candidates

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 06, Nov 2020

Australia SkillSelect Invitation Round for October 2020 invites the Candidates The latest SkillSelect Invitation round of Australia held on 21st October 2020 to invite the candidates for key General Skilled Migration Program (GSM) visa categories, i.e. Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491.

Let us find out more details about the latest invitation round.

21 October SkillSelect Invitation round

The Department of Home Affairs, Australia hold the monthly invitation rounds on 11th day of every month, however, this time around it was held on the 21st October 2020.

October 2020 Invitation Round Results

Visa subclass Number of Invitations Minimum Point Score
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 30 65
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491)- Family sponsored 80 65
Total 110

Click here to see the complete list of Invitation Rounds opened last year and in 2020-21

The DHA this time issued ITA (Invitation to Apply) for visa to the 110 candidates. The government issued 30 invitations to Subclass 189 visa candidates. Moreover, 80 invitations issued to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491.

Now, with this October round, now Australia has issued total 1,410 invitations through four invitations rounds held this year in the month of July, August, September and October.

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Total
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 500 110 350 30 990
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) - Family Sponsored 100 90 150 80 420
Total 600 200 500 110 1,410

Consistent drop in the minimum point score

The minimum point's requirement is consistently low in the September and October invitation rounds, particularly, for the Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189.

This is really an encouraging sign for the aspirants and applicants of the Skilled Permanent Residence (PR) visa in Australia- the land down under.

To apply for immigration to Australia via skilled visa, PR Visa, study visa, etc. in Australia, you may get in touch with trusted Australia immigration expert at Visas Avenue Immigration. You may call the expert on Toll-Free Number- 78-18-000-777 or drop us an e-mail at


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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