Invitation Rounds

Invitation rounds for General Skilled Migration run once a month.

General Skilled Migration invitation rounds for the below visas run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change.

The number of invitations issued each month depends on the number of applications which are processed by the department.

Current Round

Invitations issued on 11 April 2019

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 April 2019.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)100
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)8015/03/2019  9:40 am
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)8012/10/2018  6:31 am

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants9010/04/2019
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers8514/12/2018
2334Electronics Engineer8011/03/2019
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers80207/03/2019
2339Other Engineering Professionals8031/12/2018
2611ICT Business and System Analysts8510/04/2019
2613Software and Applications Programmers8012/03/2019
2631Computer Network Professionals8014/03/2019

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10 March 2019

Invitations issued on 10 March 2019

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 10 March 2019.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)1,490
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)758/03/2019 5:50 am
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)859/03/2019 8:30 am

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants8510/04/2019 10:04
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers8019/07/2018 3:15 pm
2334Electronics Engineer757/12/2019 1:09 am
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers7524/02/2019 1:29 am
2339Other Engineering Professionals756/11/2018 11:23 pm
2611ICT Business and System Analysts759/10/2019 5:07 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers7513/02/2019 7:00  pm
2631Computer Network Professionals758/03/2019 2:15 am

11 February 2019

Invitations issued on 11 February 2019

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 February 2019.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)1,490
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)709/11/2018  11:49 pm
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)802/10/2018  12:46 pm

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants859/02/2019  5:53 pm
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers806/07/2018  3:53 pm
2334Electronics Engineer753/12/2018  2:37 pm
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers754/02/2019  11:11 am
2339Other Engineering Professionals752/11/2018  2:03 pm
2611ICT Business and System Analysts756/09/2018  3:40 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers7528/01/2019  9:03 pm
2631Computer Network Professionals7510/02/2019  5:01 am

11 January 2019

Invitations issued on 11 January 2019

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 January 2019.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)2,490
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)708/12/2018  12:42 pm
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)8028/08/2018  6:55 pm

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants8024/08/2018  4:17 pm
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers8027/06/2018  6:20 am
2334Electronics Engineer7529/11/2018  5:13 pm
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers702/07/2018  9:54 pm
2339Other Engineering Professionals7524/10/2018  7:02 am
2611ICT Business and System Analysts753/10/2018  6:30 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers7023/01/2018  1:29 pm
2631Computer Network Professionals706/09/2018  4:25 pm

11 December 2018

Invitations issued on 11 December 201

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 December 2018.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)2,490
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)7022/11/2018 6:33 pm
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)8019/08/2018 12:11 pm

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants8018/08/2018  11:27 pm
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers808/06/2018  3:11 pm
2334Electronics Engineer7518/11/2018  2:40 am
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers7022/06/2018  9:55 pm
2339Other Engineering Professionals7513/10/2018  12:10 am
2611ICT Business and System Analysts7518/09/2018  11:49 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers701/04/2017  3 pm
2631Computer Network Professionals7030/08/2018  12:16 pm

11 November 2018

Invitations issued on 11 November 201

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 November 2018.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)4,340
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)706/11/2018 1:48 am
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)8031/07/2018 8:47 pm

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants8010/08/2018  5:08 pm
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers804/07/2018  9:33 pm
2334Electronics Engineer759/11/2018  7:37 pm
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers7019/06/2018  12:10 pm
2339Other Engineering Professionals753/10/2018  10:53 pm
2611ICT Business and System Analysts756/09/2018  6:25 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers706/04/2018  3:39 pm
2631Computer Network Professionals7027/08/2018  6:13 pm

11 October 2018

Invitations issued on 11 October 201

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 October 2018.

Visa subclassNumber
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)4,340
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)10

Invitation process and cut offs

Visa subclassMinimum points scoreDate of effect
189 Visa (Skilled Independent)702/09/2018  5:56 pm
489 Visa (Skilled Regional – Provisional)8020/06/2018  7:47pm

Minimum point scores for specific occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionMinimum points scoreDate of effect
2211Accountants806/07/2018 5:40 pm
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers8010/06/2018 8:10 pm
2334Electronics Engineer7013/12/2017 12:39 pm
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers705/04/2018 6:34 pm
2339Other Engineering Professionals7526/08/2018 8:07 pm
2611ICT Business and System Analysts7527/07/2018 1:58 pm
2613Software and Applications Programmers7017/01/2018 3:08 pm
2631Computer Network Professionals7024/05/2018 12:13 pm