• BSMQ skilled program opened from 1st Feb 2021
  • Subclass 485 secondary holders can apply as a primary applicant and vice versa
  • SA nomination requirement for subclass 190 and 491 released
  • PTE score results have no change for the migration purpose as of now
  • Subclass 485 can be granted while applicants are offshore if the COVIS_19 travel restrictions impact them
  • Subclass 887 visa can be granted while offshore
  • ACT invitation sent on 11th Feb
  • NSW 190 occupation list amended with additional ten occupations
  • SA occupation amended with some of the occupations removed
  • NSW 491 regional opened on 24/02/2021. 
  • Central Coast RDA will open on 1st March 2021. 
  • NSW regional not opened for offshore applicants
  • NSW regional already suspended some of the occupations
  • VIC ROI window was opened between 2nd – 8th Feb  and will be opened between 2nd – 8th March
  • 300 visa subclass with validity period will be extended up to 15 months for applications lodged on or after 27/02/2021
  • 457/482 visa holders not able to enter Australia can apply for further subclass 482 with Nil VAC
  • Hong Kong Passport holders have no concessions for PR
  • The following visas can be granted while applicants are onshore
    • Subclass 309
    • Subclass 300
    • Subclass 101, 102
    • Subclass 445
    • Subclass 173, 143 and 103