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Current Invitation Round

An invitation is a permission given by the Australian Immigration department to the potential applicants who have applied for Australian Permanent Residency to apply for the point-based general skilled migration visas. The invites are issued through Skill Select, which is an online

State and Territory Nominated visa are selected directly from the pool and they are automatically invited to apply for Australia Permanent Residence visa. There is no particular limit on how many applicants will be invited to apply for Australia PR. The number of applications invitation is purely based upon the occupational places available in the states. Some states invite more applications whereas other invites less application.

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The invites are given to only those applicants who have nominated their occupation which is currently in high demand in the states of Australia.
The invitation round results are declared 11th of every month for the different state nomination programs. It is not necessary that if one state has invited the potential applicants to apply in a particular category, the other state may also invite the applicants in the same occupational category. It depends upon the state occupational requirements.

Invitations issued for State Nominated Migration Program as on January 15, 2021

Intending Visa Subclass SNMP (General Stream) SNMP Graduate Stream (for higher graduation candidates) SNMP Graduate Stream (Vocational Education and Training Graduates – VET)
Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 20 127 31
Skilled work regional (provisional) visa subclass 491 29 73 69
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Canberra Matrix – Invitation Round as on January 15, 2021

Code Nominated Occupation Minimum rank: 190 Visa Minimum Rank: 491 Visa
1324 Policy and Planning Managers
1335 Production Manager (Manufacturing)
1351 ICT Manager
1399 Other Specialist Manager
1492 Customer Service Manager
2124 Journalists and other writers 80
2211 Accountants 115 (submitted in 10/20) 115
2244 Policy Analyst
2249 Information and Organization Prof
2321 Architect and Landscape Architects 75 90
2324 Graphic and Web Designers 90 90
2332 Civil Engineering professionals 85 70
2339 Other Engineering professionals 65 65
2411 Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher 75
2513 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
2523 Dental Practitioners
2524 Occupational Therapist 60
2525 Physiotherapist
2527 Audiologists and Speech Pathologists
2531 Generalist medical practitioners 65 70
2544 Registered Nurses 80 70
2611 ICT Business and Systems Analyst 85 80
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 90 80
2621 Database and Systems Administrator 75 70
2631 Computer Network Professionals 85 85
2632 ICT Support and Test Engineers 80
2721 Counselors 60 65
2723 Psychologist 90
2724 Social Professionals 70 110
2725 Social Worker 70 70
2726 Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers 80 80
3312 Carpenter and Joiner
3421 Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
3513 Chef 95 95
3622 Gardener
3911 Hairdressers 90 75
4117 Welfare Support Worker
4523 Sports Development Officer
5111 Contract, Program and Project Administrators
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Australia Issued 110 Invitations in the latest round of Invitations Held on October 21, 2020

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum Points Score Latest Date of Effect Month
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A N/A
189/491 2334 Electronics Engineer N/A N/A
189/491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A N/A
189/491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals N/A N/A
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers N/A N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A N/A
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Australia Issued 500 Invitations In The Latest Round Of Invitations Held On September 11, 2020

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum Points Score Latest Date of Effect Month
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A N/A
189/491 2334 Electronics Engineer N/A N/A
189/491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A N/A
189/491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals N/A N/A
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers N/A N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A N/A
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Australia Issued 200 Invitations in the Latest Round of Invitations Held on August 11 2020

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum Points Score Latest Date of Effect Month
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A N/A
189/491 2334 Electronics Engineer N/A N/A
189/491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A N/A
189/491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals N/A N/A
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers N/A N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A N/A
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Australia Issued 600 Invitations in the Skillselect Invitation Round Held On July 14, 2020

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum Point Score
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A
189 2334 Electronics Engineer 90
491 2334 Electronics Engineer 95
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A
491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 95
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals N/A
491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 95
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Application Programmers N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A
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Australia Latest Round Of Invitations Held On 11th June 2020 For Subclass 189 and 491 Visa

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum Point Score
Visa Subclass 189 2211 Accountants 100
Visa Subclass 189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasures 95
Visa Subclass 189 2334 Electronic Engineer 95
Visa Subclass 491 2334 Electronic Engineer 95
Visa Subclass 189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 95
Visa Subclass 491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 105
Visa Subclass 189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 95
Visa Subclass 491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 105
Visa Subclass 189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 95
Visa Subclass 491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 105
Visa Subclass 189 2613 Software and Application programmers 95
Visa Subclass 491 2613 Software and Application programmers 95
Visa Subclass 189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 95
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Australia Latest Round Of Invitations Held On 11th April 2020 For Subclass 189 and 491 Visa

Subclass Visa Occupation ID Pro Rata Occupations Minimum Point Score
189 2211 Accountants 100
189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 95
189 2334 Electronic Engineer 95
491 2334 Electronic Engineer 95
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 95
491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 105
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 95
491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 105
189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 95
491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 105
189 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 95
491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 95
189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 95
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Australia Issues 1500 Invitations In Newest Skillselect Round Results On 11th February 2020

Subclass Visa Occupation ID Pro Rata Occupations Minimum point Score
189 2211 Accountants 95
189 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 95
189 2334 Electronics Engineer 90
491 2334 Electronics Engineer 85
189 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 90
189 2339 Other Engineering Professionals 90
189 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 90
189 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 90
491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers 85
189 2631 Computer Network Professionals 90
491 2631 Computer Network Professionals 85
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Australia First 2020 Skillselect Invitation Round Released On 10th January 2020

Subclass Occupations Minimum point score Latest date of effect
189 ACCOUNTANTS (2211) 95 23/04/2019 at 1:56 pm
189 AUDITORS, COMPANY SECRETARIES AND CORPORATE TREASURERS (2212) 95 18/10/2019 at 10:51 am
189 ELECTRONICS ENGINEER (2334) 90 25/09/2019 at 6:35 am
491 ELECTRONICS ENGINEER (2334) 95 3/01/2020 3:10 pm
189 INDUSTRIAL, MECHANICAL AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERS (2335) 90 1/06/2019 4:20 pm
189 OTHER ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS 90 28/08/2019 12:31 pm
189 SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS (2613) 90 2/10/2019 8:32 am
491 SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS (2613) 90 11/12/2019 7:33 pm
189 ICT BUSINESS AND SYSTEM ANALYSTS (2611) 90 1/09/2019 9:12 am
189 COMPUTER NETWORK PROFESSIONALS (2631) 90 30/09/2019 4:46 pm
491 COMPUTER NETWORK PROFESSIONALS (2631) 90 20/11/2019 2:40 pm
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As per the latest reports for April 2019, the nominations received from State and Territory government is shown in the table below:

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Visa Subclass ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas. Vic. WA Total
Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190) visa 100 256 14 89 68 41 278 0 846
Skilled – Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) visa 0 95 49 19 70 29 0 0 262

The total number of nominations received from State and Territory governments from I july 2017 to the end of April 2019 is shown in the following table:

Visa Subclass ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas. Vic. WA Total
Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190) visa 719 2590 221 933 767 593 2678 0 8501
Skilled – Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) visa 0 1033 227 287 1468 495 9 0 3519

The number of invitation rounds depends upon the number of applications being processed by the department. You may also keep yourself updated with the latest 190 visa updates along with the regular visit to Australia Latest News Section!

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