Sponsor a Tier 2 or 5 worker: guidance for employers

15 January 2018

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has updated its guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.

The guide is effective from 11 January 2018 and is the full policy guidance on sponsoring a migrant worker. It is for organisations who want to apply for a sponsor licence to sponsor migrants under Tier 2 and/or Tier 5 of the points-based system.

It tells you what the UKVI expect if you are a licence holder, the processes you must follow when sponsoring a migrant and how to meet all of the duties and responsibilities associated with being a licensed sponsor.

The guidance is subject to change and you should check the dates to make sure you have the latest version.

Tier 2 and 5: Guidance for sponsors