Analysis: 1st Invitation ROUND – July 2018 to June 2019 (Policy Year) – Australia Immigration

Increase of invitations

Number of invitations have been increased from 600 per month to 1000 per month.


ONLY One invitation Per month

Invitation rounds for Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) and Skilled – Regional Provisional (subclass 489) visas will NOW be run once a month.

Invitation rounds are anticipated to run on the 11th day of each month. Dates for the rounds are subject to change.

Invitation numbers in each round may vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the department.

Note: State or territory government nominations for subclass 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) (State or Territory nominated) visas will not be impacted.

Increase in pass mark from 60 to 65 points

The pass mark for all Visa Applications is now 65 points! … Effective 1st July 2018.


What can a consultant do, if you cannot get the invitation

The consultant can help you get the State Sponsorship (190, 489) as we know the process of State Sponsorship since the last 7+ years. Therefore, we are in a better position to help you get the State Sponsorship.

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