General Skilled Migration Points

General Skilled Migration Points Increase 1 July 2018

Source: www.mia.org.au

Legislative Instrument-IMMI18/067- 

Pool and Pass Marks for General Skilled Migration Visas Instrument 2018.General Skilled Migration Points

Part 2 of this instrument increases the pool and pass mark to 65 for the following three subclasses where an application is made on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given on or after 1 July 2018:

  • Skilled-Independent (Permanent) (Class SI) Subclass 189
  • Skilled-Nominated (Permanent) (Class SN) Subclass 190
  • Skilled-Regional Sponsored (Provisional) (Class SP) Subclass 489

 

Transitional provisions 

For visa applications made on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given on or after 1 July 2018 the pool and pass mark will be 65. 

For visa applications made before, on or after 1 July 2018 in response to an invitation given prior to 1 July the pool and pass mark remains at 60. 

 

Part 3 of this instrument maintains the pre-existing pool and pass marks for outstanding applications for the following repealed visa subclasses:

  • Subclass 175 (Skilled-Independent) visa
  • Subclass 176 (Skilled-Sponsored) visa
  • Subclass 475 (Skilled-Regional Sponsored) visa
  • Subclass 487 (Skilled-Regional Sponsored) visa
  • Subclass 885 (Skilled-Independent) visa; and 
  • Subclass 886 (Skilled-Sponsored) visa 

 

This instrument revokes IMMI 12/107 and commences on 1 July 2018. 

 

If you need some professional advice / help with an Australian visa application, contact the migration experts at This Is Australia today on (0)7 5592 0755. We’re always here to help!