Defined certificate of sponsorship: SMS guide 12

Use this step-by-step guide if you are a sponsor who is applying for a defined certificate of sponsorship (CoS)


SMS guide 12: restricted certificates of sponsorship

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Information on how to:

  • apply for a defined CoS, including applying for a CoS based on a previous application
  • view and withdraw an application awaiting a decision
  • create and assign defined CoS
  • view previously refused, withdrawn or rejected applications
Published 7 April 2014
Last updated 1 December 2020 + show all updates
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