Services

  1. Sponsor a visa applicant: form SU07

    Form to confirm that you will sponsor a person applying to visit or settle in the UK. Also known as the "sponsorship undertaking form".

  2. Apply for a sponsor licence

    Apply for a sponsor licence so you can sponsor foreign workers or students to come and work or study in the UK

  3. Sponsor change of circumstances form

    Interactive form for sponsors whom don’t have access to the sponsorship management system (SMS) to appoint a new level 1 user

  1. Child visitor charity registration form

    Form to register a charity to organise child visits to UK host families.

  2. Status updates on employee applications: consent form

    Form for employers and sponsors to get an employee or prospective employee's permission to ask for an update on their visa application.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Register of licensed sponsors: workers
  2. Register of licensed sponsors: students
  3. UK visa sponsorship for employers

    UK visa sponsorship information for employers - sponsorship licences, requirements, certificates and skilled worker tiers

  1. Sponsor a Tier 2 or 5 worker: guidance for employers

    • Guidance
    • UK Visas and Immigration
  2. Visas when you separate or divorce

    You must tell the Home Office if your relationship ends and you or your partner have a temporary UK visa

    • Guide
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News and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Report on a re-inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process, July 2017

    • Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
    • Independent report
  2. Chapter 8, section 1: spouses

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • Policy paper
  3. Home Office response to the report 'A re-inspection of the handling of Tier 4 sponsor licence compliance, July 2016'

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • Policy paper
  4. Report on a re-inspection of the handling of Tier 4 sponsor licence compliance, October 2016

    • Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
    • Independent report
  5. Home Office response to the report on a short notice inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. Sponsorship transparency data: February 2018

    • Border Force, UK Visas and Immigration, and Immigration Enforcement
    • Transparency
  2. Sponsorship transparency data: November 2017

    • Border Force, UK Visas and Immigration, and Immigration Enforcement
    • Transparency
  3. Sponsorship transparency data: May 2017

    • Border Force, UK Visas and Immigration, and Immigration Enforcement
    • Transparency
  4. Sponsorship transparency data: August 2017

    • Border Force, UK Visas and Immigration, and Immigration Enforcement
    • Transparency
  5. Sponsorship transparency data: February 2017

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • Transparency
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