Points-based system – sponsor compliance visits: caseworker guidance

Immigration staff guidance on how to carry out sponsor visits before and after licences are issued.



UK Visas and Immigration guidance for staff on pre and post licence sponsor compliance visits and assessments.

It includes information on:

  • considering areas when carrying out a visit
  • processes staff must follow before, during and after a visit

Updates to this page

Published 22 July 2013
Last updated 20 December 2023 + show all updates
  1. Changes to reflect the updated Immigration Rules. There are also new sections on visiting Secure English Language Test centres and visiting Life in the UK test centres The guidance on conducting interviews has been expanded, as has the guidance on key personnel.

  2. Updated guidance.

  3. Updated guidance.

  4. Updated guidance

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  6. updated guidance

  7. Updated guidance, 12/08/2014.

  8. Updated attachment

  9. Updated 29 January 2014

  10. First published.

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