Sponsor guidance appendix D: keeping records for sponsorship

Guide to the sponsorship documents that businesses and educational institutions must keep.


Appendix D: guidance for sponsors on keeping documents

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This document is for T2 (Worker) and T5 (Temporary Worker) and Student sponsors. It is an appendix to the full policy guidance on sponsoring a worker. It lists the documents you must keep to meet your sponsorship requirements.

Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 16 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated to provide further clarity to sponsors on their record-keeping duties in respect of recruitment activity. Full details of updates are in the document under "changes from the last version of this guidance".

  2. Updated guidance includes clarifications on record-keeping duties for sponsors.

  3. Updated guidance to reflect changes in Immigration Rules coming into force on 1 Dec.

  4. Updated guidance.

  5. Minor clarifications

  6. Updated appendix D.

  7. The guidance has been placed into a new template and revised throughout.

  8. Updated guidance.

  9. Updated guidance for use on or after 11 January 2018.

  10. Updated guidance for use on or after 24 November.

  11. Updated guidance.

  12. Updated guidance.

  13. Updated guidance.

  14. Updated guidance.

  15. New version of guidance.

  16. First published.