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ACT Nomination- Latest Invitation Round Invited 412 Candidates for Subclass 190 & 491 Visa

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 29, Jan 2020

visas default image The Australian Capital Territory or ACT has opened its latest nomination Invitation round on 23rd January 2020 to issue 412 Invitations under skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa Subclass 491. This was the 2nd Invitation round this year as previous round was held on the 9th of this month.

Let's find out more about the new invitation round.

New ACT Invitation Round

In the latest invitation round took place on 23rd January, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) issued 251 invitations under Subclass 190 visa, while 161 invitations were sent to Subclass 491 visa applicants.

23rd January ACT Invitation Round

Visa Category Invitations Issued All Matrix Submitted
Subclass 190 Visa 251 120 to 75 points
Subclass 491 visa 161 120 to 70 points
Total 412

The next ACT invitation round will be occurred on or before 10 February 2020.

ACT nomination for skilled visas

The ACT offers Territory nomination for the following skilled migration visas which come under General Skilled Migration (GSM) program:
  • Skilled Regional (provisional) subclass 491 visa.
  • Skilled Nominated (permanent) subclass 190 visa
However, to apply for ACT nomination for any of the above visas, you first need to submit EOI (Expression of Interest) in the SkillSelect online system of DHA (Department of Home Affairs) and meet the minimum point's requirement, i.e. 65 points.
Also read- How to Apply forGeneral Skilled Migration (GSM) Visa Categories in Australia

ACT nomination is process

The ACT nomination process can be divided in two key steps, i.e.
  1. As an applicant, you officially need to express an interest in applying for ACT nomination by completing point based 'Canberra Matrix' wherein you will get points against your economic contribution or advantage and/or a true commitment to be part of the ACT community. You can choose either ACT 491 nomination or ACT 190 nomination. The top ranked applicant in each stream will then get selected and invited to apply for ACT nomination.
  2. If you have received the ITA (Invitation to apply) for ACT nomination, you need to complete and submit the application along with required documents and service fee within 14 days.
If you wish to apply State nominated Australian visa to live and work in Canberra, Australia, you may coordinate with a trusted Australia immigration consultant to prepare your immigration file at earliest.

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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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