Quarterly invitation rounds for Skilled Independent visas (subclass 189) and Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visas (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored visas are anticipated. Dates for the rounds are subject to change.
Invitation numbers in each round may vary depending on the number of applications being processed by the Department.
Number of Invitations issued on 26/07/2021 are
Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)-500
Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored-250
The departmental invitation rounds will have no effect on state or territory government nominations for the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491).