UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for sponsors

User guide for sponsors who need to activate their NSVS Portal account.



The documents in this section provide sponsors with hints and tips on sponsor related activities and instructions on how to activate and use their NSVS portal account. Please note that the ‘guidance for sponsors’ document is pending an update and the VSI facility is now available on the Internet portal.

UKSV are in the process of updating all our guidance to include our new contact details. Please note that from December 12 2022, the Enquiry Centre service has closed and been replaced by a new UKSV Helpdesk. Please use the contact email address from this date onward, in place of both the former address and addresses, which will no longer be in operation after December 12 2022. All current contact details for UKSV can be found on our Contact Us page.

Published 30 September 2011
Last updated 21 December 2022 + show all updates
  1. Major - Updated contact details for UKSV Helpdesk

  2. Two additional documents added: 'Sponsor hints and tips' and 'How to conduct a VSI check'.

  3. Replaced form with latest edition

  4. Form replaced with latest version

  5. Replaced leaflet with latest edition

  6. Updated with latest version of guidance notes

  7. Updated attachment with latest version

  8. Latest guidance updated

  9. Form updated with the latest UKSV version

  10. Updated with latest form

  11. Replaced guide with latest edition

  12. Added updated guidance document.

  13. Added new version of Cerberus e-form portal sponsor guidance version 2.2.1.

  14. New version added

  15. First published.