The February 2019 invitation round results for skill migration visa categories is now available. The recent results are down from 2490 ITAs in January to 1490 in February ITAs round. The invitations under pro-rata occupations were held at the highest immigration point score.
A break even-date and time was applicable in the current invitation round results for pro-rata occupations. For Australia Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189, the break even date-time was 9/11/2018 till 11:49 pm. This means that applicants who have 70 immigration points in the EOI pool submitted before said date and time were invited to apply in this current round. Whereas, for Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass, the date-time was 2/10/2018 till 12:46 pm. The applicants who have 80 points in the EOI pool submitted their profile before the said date and time were invited to apply.
The below mentioned table provides the invitation round results for pro-rata occupations:
|Occupation ID||Description||Minimum points score||Date of effect|
|2211||Accountants||85||9/02/2019 5:53 pm|
|2212||Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers||80||6/07/2018 3:53 pm|
|2334||Electronics Engineer||75||3/12/2018 2:37 pm|
|2335||Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers||75||4/02/2019 11:11 am|
|2339||Other Engineering Professionals||75||2/11/2018 2:03 pm|
|2611||ICT Business and System Analysts||75||6/09/2018 3:40 pm|
|2613||Software and Applications Programmers||75||28/01/2019 9:03 pm|
|2631||Computer Network Professionals||75||10/02/2019 5:01 am|
Non-Pro rata occupation
The occupations under non-pro rata occupation for Australia Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 remain unchanged at 70 points. Due to the low number of invitations in this round, the most recently lodged EOI was November 2018 leading to the increase in the waiting time to 3 months.
The other invitations went to Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 489 under family sponsored visa inviting 10 applicants per month with an immigration 80 point score. However, the Australia PR processing time remains 4 months for the EOI lodgement.
Till now, the totals of 21,210 invitations have been given under Australia Skilled Independent Visa Subclass 189 and Australia Skilled Regional Provisional Visa Subclass 190.
State Sponsorship Update:
Meanwhile, South Australia has also updated its occupational changes under General Skill Migration Program.
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