Transparency data

Sponsorship transparency data: May 2018

Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.


Sponsorship transparency data: May 2018

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This document contains data on:

  • number of sponsors registered on points-based system (PBS) routes
  • number of new sponsor applications which were made in each tier
  • percentage of tier 4 sponsors with full ‘tier 4 sponsor’ status
  • breakdown by the length of time taken to process a sponsorship application
  • average length of time taken (days) to process a sponsorship application
  • sponsor notifications in potential non-compliance categories received
  • sponsors (by tier) which had pre registration visits
  • sponsors (by tier) which had follow up visits and of these how many were ‘unannounced’ action taken against sponsors
  • sponsor notifications regarding potential non-compliance which were followed up or were judged not to require any further action in the quarter
  • number of instances where leave has been curtailed
Published 24 May 2018