189 visa Navigation：
Please follow the link below to get a generic checklist.
For a complete list of the occupations available for the 189 visa, see the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List here.
You can also use our search tool for the lists, here.
If you would like to see the points table as an overview, you can do so here.
Remember: you need to be able to score a minimum of 65 points. However, you will probably need higher points in order to receive an invitation – see the invitation round details.
These invitation rounds run once a month, and the details are published on the Department’s website here.
These pages will tell you about:
The table below shows the number of invitations issued in the SkillSelect invitation round on 21 January 2022.
|Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)||200|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored||200|
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||09/2021|
|Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) – Family Sponsored)||80||01/2022|
As of the beginning of January 2022, the cost is from $4,115 Australian dollars.
Read more for 189 visa cost.
As of January 2022:
75% of applications are processed within: 18 months
90% of applications are processed within: 30 months
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Ensure you have valid visa and passport before entering Australia.
You and your family members must obey Australian laws.
As a 189 visa holder, you can:
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