SkillSelect Invitation Round Results
March 05, 2018

SkillSelect Invitation Round Results 21 February 2018

The Australian Department of Home Affairs have released the results for the 21 February 2018 invitation round. Let’s take a look at the numbers!

Number of Invitations Issued

Visa SubclassNumber of Invitations
Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)300
Skilled Regional Provisional Visa (Subclass 489)5

  Cut-offs Required

Visa SubclassMinimum points score requiredVisa Date of Effect
Skilled Independent (Subclass 189)7010/11/2017 5:47 PM
Skilled Regional Provisional (Subclass 489)8010/02/2018 12:42 AM

  Cut-offs & the visa dates of effect for the pro-rate occupations

Occupation IDDescriptionPoints ScoreDate of Effect
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers8020/01/2018 8:58 PM
2334Electronics Engineer707/11/2017 8:20 PM
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers704/11/2017  8:04 PM
2339Other Engineering Professionals7514/02/2018  12:25 AM
2611ICT Business and System Analysts7530/01/2018  4:37 AM
2613Software and Applications Programmers7510/02/2018  10:44 PM
2631Computer Network Professionals7516/02/2018  4:28 AM

Some Frequently Asked Questions Regarding SkillSelect Invitation!

What is invitation?

An invitation is generally a permission given by the Australian Immigration Department to apply for the point-based general skilled migration visas. They are issued through Skill Select, which is an online expression of interest system of Australia.

What is Visa date of Effect?

Department of Home Affair invites applications with highest point score to apply for the visa. However, in cases where applicants have achieved equal points scores are invited on the basis of time they got their scores for their visa. Applicants with earlier dates of effect are generally given first priority for invitations. 

What are occupations with pro rata arrangements?

The occupations that received high number of EOI’s than the number of places available in the occupation ceiling, such occupations are called pro-rata occupations. Invitations for pro-rata occupations are limited and subject to higher minimum points or longer waiting procedure times.

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