Skillselect round of invitations 11 Aug 2020

skillselect 11 August 2020 round of invitations hand palm up

Only 200 invitations were issued on 11 August 2020 round of invitations.

154 invitations went to Registered Nurses, the other 46 invitations went very likely to the other medical professionals listed in the table below.

Occupation ID Description
1342 Health and Welfare Services Managers
2346 Medical Laboratory Scientists
2531 General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers
2539 Other Medical Practitioners
2544 Registered Nurses


Invitations issued on 11 August 2020

The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 11 August 2020.

Invitation process and cut offs

The highest ranked clients by points score are invited to apply for the relevant visa. For clients who have equal points scores, the time at which they reached their points score for that subclass (referred to as the date of effect) determines their order of invitation. Expressions of Interest with earlier dates of effect are invited before later dates.

Visa subclass Minimum points score Latest date of effect month
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 90 07/2020
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored) 75 06/2020

Point scores and the dates of effect cut off for the pro rata occupations in the 11 August 2020 invitation round.

Due to high levels of demand, and in keeping with previous program years, the below occupation groups will be subject to pro rata arrangements to ensure availability of invitations across the program year.

SkillSelect first allocates available places to Skilled – Independent visas (subclass 189), and thereafter the remaining to Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored . If all places are taken up by subclass 189 visas then there will be no invitations issued for subclass 491 visas in these occupations.

Subclass Occupation ID Description Minimum points score Latest date of effect month
189/491 2211 Accountants N/A N/A
189/491 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers N/A N/A
189/491 2334 Electronics Engineer N/A N/A
189/491 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers N/A N/A
189/491 2339 Other Engineering Professionals N/A N/A
189/491 2611 ICT Business and System Analysts N/A N/A
189/491 2613 Software and Applications Programmers N/A N/A
189/491 2631 Computer Network Professionals N/A N/A

Invitations issued during 2020-21 program year

Visa subclass Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Total
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) 500 110 610
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored 100 90 190
Total 600 200 800


The above figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa subclasses. State and Territory Governments nominate throughout the month for specific points tested skilled migration and business innovation and investment visas.