SkillSelect Invitation Rounds – 21 January 2021

Invitations Issued this month

Visa SubclassNumber
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)200
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored163

Invitation Process and Cut Offs

Visa SubclassMinimum Points ScoreLatest Date of Effect
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)65Apr 2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)65Nov 2020

Top 5 Occupations receiving invitations this month

RankingOccupationInvitations
1Registered Nurses127
2Other Medical Practitioners58
3Internal Medicine Specialists40
4Psychiatrists33
5Other Engineering Professionals*32

Top 5 Occupations receiving invitations this migration year so far

RankingOccupationInvitations
1Registered Nurses541
2Medical Laboratory Scientists242
3Other Medical Practitioners150
4Civil Engineering Professionals141
5Internal Medicine Specialists108

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in this month’s invitation round

SUBCLASSOCCUPATION IDDESCRIPTIONMINIMUM POINTS SCORELATEST DATE OF EFFECT
189/4912211AccountantsN/AN/A
189/4912212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate TreasurersN/AN/A
1892334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
4912334Electronics EngineerN/AN/A
1892335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
4912335Industrial, Mechanical and Production EngineersN/AN/A
1892339Other Engineering Professionals95Oct 2020
4912339Other Engineering Professionals70Sep 2020
189/4912611ICT Business and System AnalystsN/AN/A
189/4912613Software and Applications ProgrammersN/AN/A
189/4912631Computer Network ProfessionalsN/AN/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

VISA SUBCLASSJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECJANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNTOTAL
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)50011035030002001190
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored100901508000163 583
Total60020050011000363 1,773

Nominations by State and Territory governments for last month

Visa subclassACTNSWNTQldSATas.Vic.WATotal
Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)34<20751317848<20<20384
Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) Family Sponsored<20<2023<206922432<20382
Business Innovation and Investment (provisional) visa (subclass 188)0<200198<20023<20237
Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132)00028<2000<2032
Total53<209836615227266<201,035

Nominations by State and Territory governments – 2020-21 total activity

Visa subclassACTNSWNTQldSATas.Vic.WATotal
Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)2943571953823263215682052,648
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) Family Sponsored6510113021031875373421,692
Business Innovation and Investment (provisional) visa (subclass 188)<20204<2040161<20332661,073
Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132)<20<200125830<2020243
Total3656633271,1187881,0769863335,656

Source: Department of Home Affairs

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