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General Skilled Migration minimum points increased

The minimum points required for skilled migration has been increased from 60 points to 65 points from 1 July 2018. The change impacts all applicants who had not yet received an invitation to apply for a Skilled Visa.

Obtaining 65 points does not guarantee an invitation to apply for a visa. From recent SkillSelect results applicants have required a minimum of 70-75 points to receive an invitation to lodge skilled independent 189 visas.

It is important for applicants to maximise their points prior to lodging an Expression of Interest (EOI) for a skilled visa. This can be achieved in various ways include obtaining maximum points awarded for English and State Sponsorship.

Contact one of our Consultants today for an assessment of your visa options and find out how we can assist you in maximising your options and securing an invite to lodge a Skilled visa.

Disclaimer: The information provided herein is of a general nature only and does not constitute immigration advice. For more detailed and case specific information or advice, please contact SCA Connect.

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