Sponsorship licence

If you currently employ, or you are seeking to recruit people from outside the UK , there are a number of steps you must take to ensure they have permission to work in the UK before they can take up employment with you.

With increased emphasis being placed on employers to help stamp out illegal migrant working, the information in this section aims to simplify the process of ensuring that a migrant worker is eligible to work for you in the UK.

This information provided here is designed to help ensure that you have taken all necessary steps towards safeguarding yourself against prosecution under the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 for unknowingly employing an illegal migrant.