The next invitation round will be held on or before 5 July 2019.
Invitation date: 11 June 2019
Number of Invitations Issued: 652
Matrix score range:
All Matrix submitted with 145 to 65 points
60 point matrix submitted on or before 31 March 2019
The ACT Government changed over to Canberra Matrix to avoid confusion with Home Affairs Expression of Interest. Either once or twice a month (to be decided) the ACT Government will determine which Canberra Matrix applicants, based on the Matrix points test (has no relationship or impact on Home Affairs points test) will be issued an invitation to apply for ACT Government 190 nomination.
Before applying for Australian Capital Territory (ACT) nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa, you must complete the Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) SKILLSELECT and meet the Home Affairs points test for a subclass 190 visa.
Applying for ACT 190 nomination is a two stage process. You must formally express an interest in applying for ACT 190 nomination by completing a score-based ‘Canberra Matrix’ where you are allocated points against demonstrated economic contribution or benefit and/or a genuine commitment to be part of the ACT community. Scores of 20 points and above will be ranked. The highest ranked candidates under the scoring system will then be selected and invited to apply for ACT 190 nomination.
If you are invited to apply for ACT 190 nomination, you must complete and submit the online application (and pay the service fee) within 14 days.