Immigration Skills Charge FAQs

Immigration Skills Charge

The Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) is payable by employers each time they sponsor a skilled worker or an individual on an intracompany transfer visa, subject to certain exceptions. Since all UK employers are required to have a sponsorship licence to hire migrant workers from 1 January 2021, the Immigration Skills Charge has become payable by […]

Sponsorship Visa Guide for Employers

If you are looking to recruit a foreign national to come to work for you in Britain, they will need to hold a valid UK sponsorship visa. As their prospective employer, you will only be eligible to employ non-UK residents if you have applied for, and been granted, a sponsorship licence. The new points-based system, […]

Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship Application 2015

Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship application for April 2015 (Updated 23 March 2015) UKVI will accept applications to the April allocation from 6 March to 7 April. However, as these certificates cannot be assigned until after 6 April, applications will be assessed against the salaries set out in the new Codes of Practice (Appendix J). UKVI […]

UKVI Emails Surrender Sponsor Licence

Surrender Sponsor Licence It has come to our attention that UKVI are contacting Authorising Officers of Licences which are not being used (i.e where organisations are not currently sponsoring anyone while the Licence is still valid) and haven’t been for some time to suggest that the Authorising Officer on behalf of the organisation may wish […]