General skilled Migration

Invitations issued on 4 October 2017

On 4 October 2017 only 1052 invitations were issued as compared to 3593 invitations during the  20 September round.

Visa Subclass Number
Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) 1000
Skilled Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) 52

During 2017-18 the following numbers of invitations have been issued:

Invitations issued during 2017-18

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Total
Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) 2000 2000 3500 1000 8500
Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) 210 256 93  52 611
Total 2210 2256 3593  1052 9111

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the visa date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa Subclass Points score Visa date of effect
Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) 65 23/09/2017

8.45 pm

Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) 60 03/10/2017

9.49 pm

 

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