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

Skilled Regional visa (subclass 489) Points Requirements

Points Required for Skilled Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489).

Invitation rounds for subclass 489 visas are normally run on the 11th day of each month.

Subclass 489 State/Territory Nominated Processing Time.

75% of State/Territory Nominated 489’s took up to 10 months and 10% took over 15 months in July 2019.… Read the rest

Skilled – Independent Visa (subclass 189) Invitations September 2018

How many Skilled Independent 189 and 489 Visa Invitations in September 2018.

11 September 2018 subclass 189 and 489 Invitation Round

There were 2,490 Invitations issued in the month to 11 September 2018, for subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visas.
There were 10 Invitations issued in the month to 11 September … Read the rest

Points Needed for a Skilled Visa in Australia – August 2018

How Many Points are Needed for a Skilled Visa in Australia.

Until June 2018, Skillselect visa applicants needed a minimum of 60 points for their visa to be granted.

On July 1st 2018, this minimum was increased to 65. However, many applicants need more than this, depending on the occupation, … Read the rest