A standard visitor visa enables a person from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to come to the UK, usually for up to 6 months, for a temporary purpose.
The Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) came into force in April 2017 and must be paid by the majority of Tier 2 Sponsors at the time of assigning a Certificate of
As a Tier 2 sponsor, you should expect a compliance visit from UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) at some point during the validity of your licence.
As a Sponsor, you are required to give certain responsibilities to members of your staff, some or all of whom will have access to the Sponsorship Management System (SMS) after
You are expected to comply with your sponsor duties for the duration of your sponsor licence.
Employers have a duty to help prevent illegal working by checking that potential employees have the right to work in the UK before employing them.
The Representative of an Overseas Business visa enables a representative of a company based outside of the UK to live and work in the UK in order to set up
Sponsor licences are granted for a term of 4 years. You must ensure you are aware of your licence end date so you can renew the licence in good time.
Organisations that hold a Tier 2 and/or Tier 5 sponsor licence must comply with various duties prescribed by the UKVI to ensure that they do not risk this being downgraded,
Tier 2 of the Points Based System (PBS) is designed to enable skilled workers to live and work in the UK. There are 2 categories within Tier 2 which are