Australia immigration announced results of Feb. 11 SkillSelect Invitation Round; 1500 immigration candidates received invites to apply for permanent residence


The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) Australia has published the results of “Skill Select Expression of Interest (EOI) Invitation Round” held on February 11, 2020.

A total of 1500 invitations were issued to candidates under Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visa streams under the General Skilled Migration program (GSM).

Invitations issued and cut offs

Visa SubclassNumber Of Invitations IssuedMinimum Point ScoreLatest Date Of Effect
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)10009016/11/2019  9:23pm
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored5008508/01/2020  3:06pm

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations

Pro-rata occupations include occupations for which there is more demand for places than there are places available. These occupations generally have a point score higher than the non-pro rata occupations.

Due to high demand, and in keeping with previous years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements.

SubclassOccupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreLatest date of effect
1892211Accountants9517/05/2019 9:21am
1892212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers9501/12/2019 3:57am
1892334Electronics Engineer9016/11/2019 7:32pm
4912334Electronics Engineer8522/12/2019 10:06pm
1892335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers9017/09/2019 2:06pm
1892339Other Engineering Professionals9011/11/2019 4:19pm
1892611ICT Business and System Analysts9007/11/2019 7:50pm
1892613Software and Applications Programmers9016/11/2019 9:23pm
4912613Software and Applications Programmers8506/01/2020 11:07pm
1892631Computer Network Professionals9016/11/2019 3:07pm
4912631Computer Network Professionals8503/01/2020 10:24pm

Invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visas are anticipated to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change. However, dates for the rounds are subject to change. Number of Invitations issued in each round may also vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the department.

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