Invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489) visas will be run once a month.
Invitation rounds are anticipated to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change.
Invitation numbers in each round may vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the department.
Note: State or territory government nominations for Skilled Regional (provisional) visas (subclass 489) will not be impacted.
The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 June 2019.
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||100|
|Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)||10|
The following graph shows the points for clients who were invited to apply in the 11 June 2019 round.
Invitation process and cut offs
|Visa Subclass||Minimum points score||Latest date of effect|
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||85||10/06/2019 3:56pm|
|Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)||90||05/06/2019 3:27pm|
Invitations issued during 2018-19 program year
Australia’s immigration law and visa system are very complicated. Any small mistake can waste your precious time and money, and may even lead to more serious refusal consequences. If you want to know the specific requirements of this visa, or whether your employer qualifies for the sponsorship, please contact our experienced immigration agent to help you.
Paul migrated to Australia in 1999 as an international student. After completing his IT degree at the Queensland University of Technology in 2003, he began his career as an education consultant, going on to become a registered migration agent in 2007. His professional experience covers a range of visa areas, including business sponsorship, skilled migration, partner, parent and student visas.