The Second Invitation Round for ACT

On September 15th, Canberra conducted the second invitation round for state nominations for skilled visas SC 190 and 491 candidates.

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is always providing clear and transparent processing information. We would share round details announced by ACT.

For Canberra residents:

Nominations under the Small Business Owners program:

  • Visa 190 – 4 invitations, minimum 100 points
  • Visa 491 – 2 invitations, minimum 75 points


Nominations for holders of 457/482 visas:

  • Visa 190 – 1 invitation, 90 points
  • Visa 491 – 1 invitation, 65 points


Nominations of Critical Skill Occupations*

  • Visa 190 – 50 invitations
  • Visa 491 – 54 invitations


For international candidates – Nominations of Critical Skill Occupations*

  • Visa 190 – 43 invitations
  • Visa 491 – 130 invitations


*You can download a detailed copy of the Matrix invitation ranking with minimum points 

The next invitation round will be held before 16 October 2023.

If you are considering a skilled independent visa or a state nominated/sponsored visa of any Australian state (all of them are unique and nice!), I would like to take a chance and get a special post-payment offer for skilled migration provided by the Yulia Moiseeva & Associates team.

You can ask me questions at any time.

Just email me at and describe your migration issues!

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