Employer Sponsorship Licence Application Process

Much of the the application process for an Employer Sponsorship Licence is undertaken online.

Check If You Qualify For An Employer Sponsorship License
  • The organisation must nominate 3 key staff members or representatives to meet the responsibilities as a sponsor.
  • The organisation must register online with the Home Office, complete the application and policy guidance, print the submission and return it with the fee and any supporting documentation requested.
  • The Home Office reviews the application and conducts follow-up checks and evaluations as necessary.
  • The Home Office sends confirmation of their decision.
  • If successful, your organisation is added to the register of sponsors and your organisation is licenced to sponsor foreign workers.

For more information about applying for an Employee Sponsorship Licence:

Employer Sponsorship Licence and the Tier 2 Work Permit

The Employer Sponsorship Licence is required by any employer looking to hire a worker through the Tier 2 Work Permit programme.