SkillSelect July 2021 Invitation round and State and Territories Roundup
SkillSelect July 2021 Invitation round
The Department has released information about the 26 July 2021 SkillSelect invitation round.
These figures do not include invitations issued for State and Territory Government nominated visa or BIIP subclasses.
What scores did applicants need in the July 2021 round?
How long did applicants wait from EOI date of effect to invitation?
When is the next invitation round?
The department have announced they will continue to run quarterly rounds in the 2021-2022 year. That means next round will be expected in October 2021.
State and Territories Roundup
New South Wales
NSW nominations for Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Subclass 491 will now be by invitation only. A new nomination application process has been implemented.
Submission windows for the 2021-22 financial year are the months of August, October, January and March. You can only register your interest once during a submission window.
NSW will prioritise registrations of interest for stream 1 only where the applicant’s visa is expiring. Priority will be based on visa expiry date and with visas that are expiring within three months of the submission window opening.
NSW will select and invite candidates to apply to a Regional Development Australia (RDA) office during a submission window and up to seven days after a submission window closes.
There are three nomination streams the 2021-22 financial year:
Preference is given to migrants registering their interest under stream 1.
WA BIIP State Nominations for 2020-21 opened on 4 August 2021 for the following visa categories:
Tasmania’s 2021-22 Skilled Migration Program has opened. There have been only minimal changes from the previous year including:
Migration Tasmania’s nomination priorities are:
All other eligible candidates with skills or training relevant to the needs of Tasmania and who are able to make a genuine contribution to Tasmania through skilled employment.
Australian Capital Territory
The last Canberra Matrix invitation round was held on 4 August 2021. The next invitation round will be held before 12 August 2021.
SC 190 nomination: 22 invitations
SC 190 minimum Matrix score: 90 (accountants: 110)
SC 491 nomination: 69 invitations
SC 491 minimum Matrix score: 65 (accountants: 95)
Matrix nominating 457 / 482 visa holders
SC 190 nomination: 8 invitations
SC 491 nomination: 0 invitations
Matrix nominating Small Business Owners
SC 190 nominations: 0 invitations
SC 491 nominations: 2 invitation
SC 491 minimum Matrix score: 65
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