Subclass 189 visa Processing Times

Subclass 189 Processing Times September 2021.

These are the Australian Visa Processing Times, shown by the Department of Home affairs, for visas finalised in September 2021.

Last updated: 18 October 2021 (for month ending 30 September 2021)

Visa 75% of Visas
took under: 10% Of Visas
took over:
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Skill stream grants in 2020-21 Migration Program

2020-21 Migration Program Skilled Visa Grants.

79,620 places were delivered under the skill stream in the 2020-21 Migration Program outcomes.

71.2% of applicants finalised in the 2020-21 Skill Stream were delivered to applicants onshore.

Visa Places Granted by Skill Visa Category.

  • 23,503 Employer Sponsored
  • 14,268 State/Territory Nominated
  • 13,585 Regional
  • 11,198
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Subclass 189 NZ cut off Date

On 19 February 2016, Australia announced a new pathway to permanent residence, and eventually citizenship, for certain New Zealanders currently living in Australia.

The pathway is available through the New Zealand stream of the Skilled Independent (subclass 189) visa as part of the General Skilled Migration program.

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Subclass 887 Visa Grants to May 2021

Subclass 887 Visa Statistics August 2020 to May 2021.

During the 10 months between August 2020 and May 2021, there were 7,656 subclass 887 (Skilled Regional) visa applications lodged, and 5,211 subclass 887 visas granted.  These numbers include both primary and secondary applicants.

This is an average of 765 applications … Read the rest

Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL)

​​​​​​The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) identifies the ​occupations which fill critical skills needs to support Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19.

The list is based on expert advice from the National Skills Commission and consultation with Commonwealth departments.

Employer sponsored nomination and visa applications with an occupation on the … Read the rest

How many Overseas Students Stay in Australia

How many Student visa holders Stay in Australia after completion?

According to page 61 of the “BR0097 Student visa and Temporary Graduate visa program report” there were 555,310 visa-holding international students in Australia at the end of June 2020. This was very similar to the 553,139 at the … Read the rest