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Explore Our Comprehensive Guide on Sponsor Licence Management

Unlock the Potential of Global Talent with Precision and Compliance

As a licensed sponsor, you hold the key to navigating the complexities of UK immigration, ensuring adherence to regulations, and preventing unauthorized employment. Your duties are crucial, ranging from issuing Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) for visa employees to diligent monitoring and reporting on your sponsored workers’ activities.

The Home Office has designed the Sponsor Management System (SMS), an essential online platform, to streamline your licence management tasks and help you meet your compliance requirements with ease. Whether you’re applying for a licence to sponsor skilled workers or managing your current licence, SMS stands as your pivotal tool in maintaining an accurate record of your organization and sponsored personnel—a necessity for upholding your compliance obligations.

Seamless Access to the Sponsor Management System (SMS)

Eligibility for accessing SMS is exclusively for employers with an active sponsorship licence, covering a diverse range of visas including:

  • UK Skilled Worker Visa
  • Global Business Mobility Visas
  • UK Tier 2 Minister of Religion Visa
  • UK International Sportsperson Visa
  • And many more specialized visa categories

Empowering Your Sponsorship Management

SMS serves as your central hub for a multitude of licence-related tasks:

  • Update your Sponsor Licence details
  • Manage or renew your licence and services/li>
  • Create and assign Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS)
  • Adjust your allocations and manage reporting for sponsored employees

Efficiently Creating and Assigning Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS)

Within the SMS, both Level 1 and Level 2 users have the capability to create and assign CoS across Worker or Temporary Worker routes. Simplifying the process, users can generate CoS individually or in batches, filling in the migrant’s personal details, job information, and other relevant data. Following a straightforward process to save, assign, and complete the payment, your commitment to compliance is seamlessly managed.

For batch processing, the ‘Create and assign CoS’ function allows for efficient management, enabling the inclusion of pre-populated employment details to expedite the creation of multiple certificates, culminating in a streamlined transaction for batch allocation and payment.

Your Trusted Partner in Sponsor Licence Management

Embark on a journey of compliance and strategic international talent acquisition with our expert guidance. Our platform ensures that your sponsorship duties are handled with utmost precision, keeping you ahead in the global talent game.

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