Australia Skilled Select Invitation Round July 2019

Australia Skilled Select Invitation Round July 2019

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Invitations have been issued by the Australian Immigration Department to all those potential applicants who have applied to the point-based GSM (General Skilled Migration) visas for Australian Permanent Residency. These invitations were issued via Skill Select, which is an EOI, an online application method to show via which an applicant shows interest in applying for a skilled visa for Australia immigration.

The results of invitation round are declared on the 11th of each month for the different nomination programs (state). Numbers of invitation for each round may vary depending on the total number of applications processed by the immigration authority of Australia.

While state and territory nominated visa gets selected directly via the pool and are invited automatically to apply for Australian Permanent Residence visa.

Current round results:

The table below shows the total number of invitations issued for SkillSelect on 11th July 2019:

Visa subclass Number
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1000
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 100

The process of invitation and minimum cut off scores:

The highest-ranked applicants are invited to apply for their respective visas. For applicants who have scored equal points, their invitation order is determined as per the time at which their points score reached that subclass. EOI with earlier dates will be invited before later dates.

Refer the table below for better understanding:

Visa subclass Minimum points score Latest date of effect
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 80 13/05/2019 7:32pm
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) 80 05/01/2019 12:22pm

Refer the table below for point scores and the cut off for the pro-rata occupations in the invitation round held on11 July 2019:

Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
2211 Accountants 85 14/12/2018 12:46pm
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries, and Corporate Treasurers 85 9/03/2019 11:46pm
2334 Electronics Engineer 80 5/05/2019 7:01pm
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 80 10/05/2019 2:51pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 80 1/04/2019 4:39pm
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 80 12/04/2019 11:53pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 80 13/05/2019 7:10am
2631 Computer Network Professionals 80 13/05/2019 7:32am

Because of high-level demand and stay in pace with last year s numbers, the below group of occupations is subject to pro-rata arrangements so as to ensure invitation availability across the program throughout the year.

SkillSelect has allocated available places firstly to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189) and the remaining ones were sent to Skilled – Regional (Provisional) subclass 489 visas. In case all the places have been occupied by subclass 189 visas, then no invitations will be issued for subclass 489 visas for the listed occupations.

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