Bulk data transfer for sponsors: frequently asked questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about bulk data transfers between sponsors' IT systems and the sponsorship management system (SMS).



This is part of the bulk data transfer toolkit for licensed sponsors that are using the sponsorship management system (SMS).

It contains answers to technical questions about bulk data transfer, a method of sending information directly from a licensed sponsor’s IT system to the SMS.

Published 1 July 2013
Last updated 14 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. FAQ document updated due to launch of Graduate route in 2021.

  2. Updated document for use on or after 12 November 2015.

  3. Updated frequently asked questions.

  4. Updated guidance.

  5. First published.