Subclass 189 New Zealand processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 189 New Zealand processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 189 New Zealand visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 19 months.

  • 25% took under 18 months
  • 25% took between 18 months and 19 months
  • 25% took between 19 months and 19 months
  • 15%
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Subclass 189 Points-Tested processing times in March 2022.

Subclass 189 Points-Tested processing times in March 2022.

Median average processing time for Subclass 189 Points-Tested visas, that were finalised in March 2022, was 25 months.

  • 25% took under 23 months
  • 25% took between 23 months and 25 months
  • 25% took between 25 months and 36 months
  • 15% took between
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Subclass 189 visa Processing Times

subclass 189 Visa Processing Times December, 2021.

subclass 189 Points-Tested Processing Times December, 2021.

Median average processing time for subclass 189 Points-Tested visa in December 2021 was 5 months.

  • 25% took under 47 days
  • 25% took between 47 days and 5 months
  • 25% took between 5 months and 21 months
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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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Skilled Visa Grants and Refusals 2014-15 to 2019

Skilled Visa Grants and Refusals 2014-15 to 2019.

A Freedom of Information request, released in January 2020, has shown that the numbers of Skilled Visa grants has been reducing over the years between 2014 and 2019.

The grant numbers have dropped from an average of about 10,300 per month, down … Read the rest

January 2020 Skilled Invitation Round subclass 189 and 491

Skilled visa (subclass 189 and 491) Invitation Round January 2020.

The number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 10th January 2020 were:

1,000 for the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and
300 for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored.

Skilled Independent visa

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December 2019 Skilled Invitation Round subclass 189

Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) Invitation Round December 2019.

The number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 December 2019 was:

250 for the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and
200 for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored.

Skilled Independent visa (subclass

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Subclass 189 Visa Grant and Refusal rate

Grant and Refusal rate for the subclass 189 visa.

The refusal rate for the subclass 189 visa would be expected to be very low, as most applications would have been vetted by the skill assessment, and expression of interest stages, before the actual application is made. However, a small number … Read the rest

subclass 189 Skilled Visa Procedure

The procedure for the subclass 189 Skilled Visa.

subclass 189 Points tested stream.

This visa lets invited workers with skills we need live and work permanently anywhere in Australia.
You don’t need a sponsor or nominator but must be under 45 to be invited.

subclass 189 New Zealand stream.

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