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This document is for Worker, Temporary Worker and Student sponsors. It is an appendix to the full policy guidance on sponsoring a worker and sponsoring a student.
It lists the documents you must keep to meet your sponsorship requirements.
Updated to reflect the introduction of the new Global Business Mobility routes, and other changes as detailed within.
Guidance updated with the following changes: Part 1, paragraph c: minor amendments to reflect the introduction of eVisas (a digital version of their immigration status information) for Skilled Workers; Part 5, paragraph a: amendments to reflect the introduction of eVisas (a digital version of their immigration status information) for Students other than EEA nationals; other minor housekeeping changes. Added HTML accessible version.
Guidance has been updated to reflect changes to the Immigration Rules coming into effect on 11 October, including the introduction of the International Sportsperson and Creative Worker routes and the rebranding of the T5 (Temporary Worker) routes, and to make other minor changes.
Updated guidance to reflect record-keeping duties for sponsors in respect of the ATAS requirement coming into force on 21 May 2021.
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".
Updated guidance includes clarifications on record-keeping duties for sponsors.
Updated guidance to reflect changes in Immigration Rules coming into force on 1 Dec.
Updated appendix D.
The guidance has been placed into a new template and revised throughout.
Updated guidance for use on or after 11 January 2018.