SkillSelect published invitation rounds result of 11 April 2020. This time SkillSelect issued 100 invitations to lodge the visa application on ImmiAccount.
Now, applicants will have 60 days to complete the visa application arrangement and submit the correct fee before deadline.
SkillSelect sent 50 invitations to Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189) candidates while 50 invitations to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored candidates under General Skilled Migration.
Candidates make the profile on SkillSelect which is called Expression of Interest and submit it by following Australian Skilled Immigration Points.
The table below shows the points for candidates who were invited to apply on both subclasses:
Invitation process and cut offs
The highest ranked candidates by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For candidates who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.
|Visa subclass||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||95||25/03/2020 5:36PM|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)||95||10/04/2020 7:12PM|
Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the Australia SkillSelect Invitation Rounds Result 11 April 2020.
Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.
SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189) and then the remaining to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored.
If all places are taken up by subclass 189 visas then there will be no invitations issued for subclass 491 visas in these occupations.
|Subclass||Occupation ID||Description||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|189||2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||95||16/01/2020 6:41PM|
|189||2334||Electronics Engineer||95||20/03/2020 8:36PM|
|491||2334||Electronics Engineer||95||18/03/2020 9:45PM|
|189||2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||95||18/03/2020 10:04PM|
|491||2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||105||19/11/2019 7:50PM|
|189||2339||Other Engineering Professionals||95||23/03/2020 12:45AM|
|491||2339||Other Engineering Professionals||105||11/12/2019 5:17PM|
|189||2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||95||13/03/2020 4:10AM|
|491||2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||105||2/04/2020 3:20PM|
|189||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||95||24/03/2020 3:15PM|
|491||2613||Software and Applications Programmers||95||10/04/2020 7:12PM|
|189||2631||Computer Network Professionals||95||21/03/2020 10:25AM|
SkillSelect run invitation round once in a month and issue invitations to candidates who submit the Expression of Interest.
So far this year 2019-2020, SkillSelect has issued 7,000 invitations to Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) candidates while 1,650 invitations Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored.
The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.
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Source: SkillSelect Invitation Rounds