Current Australia PR Processing Time – 189 visa – 6 month, 190 – 4 month

Anil Gupta  12 Jan, 19      8  Australia

Australia PR processing time – 189 Visa

189 Skilled – Independent Points-tested visa is taking 6 to 11 months to receive PR grant after you have submitted your application.

Australia PR processing time – 190 Visa

190 Skilled – State nominated points-tested visa is taking 4 to 8 months to receive PR grant after you have submitted your application.

Australia PR Invitation Time

The processing time mentioned above is only for applications that have been submitted after receiving the SkillSelect EOIinvitation to apply‘.

Invitation to apply is currently given to people, with a monthly draw (lottery), with the highest points in their job occupation category.

The waiting time to get an invitation could vary from 1 month to up to 12 months at this time for some occupations.
Example, Software Engineer with 70 points can expect to wait more than 10 months to receive 189 visa invite.

You cannot apply for Australia Permanent residency (PR) until you receive a formal invitation.

Australia PR processing time
Australia PR processing time

Source: Australia Immigration