Australia released the results of SkillSelect Invitation Round – 11 October, 2019 (WWICS: 30201910Ga1545)

The Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) Australia has released the results of “Skill Select EOI Invitation Round” that took place on October 11, 2019 for Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189) and Skilled Regional Provisional Visa (Subclass 489).

Invitations issued and cut offs

A total of 1,500 candidates under Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) category received invitations to apply for Australia permanent residency in October 11th invitation round.

However, no invitations are being issued for Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489), due to the introduction of the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) (subclass 491) visa, which will come into effect from 16 November 2019.

Visa Subclass Number Of Invitations Issued Minimum Point Score Latest Date Of Effect
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 1500 80 04/06/2019 8:33pm
Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 11 October 2019 invitation round

Pro-rata occupations can be classified as those for which there is more demand for places than there are places available. These occupations generally have a point score higher than the non-pro rata occupations.

Due to high demand, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to make sure availability of invitations across the program year. SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189) and then the remaining to Skilled – Regional (Provisional) visas (subclass 489).

Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect
2211 Accountants 90 6/09/2019 10:29am
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 85 12/04/2018 9:46am
2334 Electronics Engineer 80 4/06/2019 12:07pm
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 80 11/12/2018 6:39pm
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 80 3/04/2019 6:42pm
2611 ICT Business and System Analysts 80 20/03/2019 6:34pm
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 80 9/04/2019 8:56pm
2631 Computer Network Professionals 80 20/05/2019 10:05am


Candidates who received an invitation in October 11 invitation round, now have 60 days to submit their complete application to Australian Immigration authorities.

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