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Temporary Worker Sponsor Licence

Temporary worker sponsor licence

A temporary worker sponsor licence can be beneficial to your business if you wish to sponsor migrants on a temporary basis. This licence will allow you to sponsor individuals to work in the UK under specific visa routes designed for temporary employment.

If you wish to sponsor individuals under this licence, your business will have to apply for the licence. This licence can be integral to your business’ activities, allowing you to expand your operations and fill in any vacancies you may have with a talented temporary workforce.

Keeping the licence can be a challenge as your business will be scrutinised by Home Office audits, you will be required to comply with your sponsorship duties, such as record-keeping, reporting significant events in the migrant’s work, and cooperating with Home Office investigations. Our Immigration Team is always on hand to assist you with your immigration matters so you don’t have to worry about it.

Visa routes under a temporary worker sponsor licence

If you decide to become a temporary worker sponsor, and are successful in your application, there are multiple different visa routes under the temporary worker licence that can be attractive to your business and the individuals you wish to sponsor, depending on your needs and circumstances. Those routes include:

  • Seasonal Worker
  • Creative Worker
  • Charity Worker
  • Religious Worker
  • Government Authorised Exchange
  • International Agreement

There are also temporary worker visa routes under Global Business Mobility. Those can be found here.

A Scale Up Worker visa is also a temporary worker visa route which allows migrants carry out eligible jobs for fast growing UK businesses. More information on this can be found here.

Each route will require the individual to meet certain requirements, and you as the sponsor to comply with your duties and wider UK law. Our Immigration Team can assist you with any of the above visa routes to ensure an efficient visa application process.

How can Freeths help

We understand the critical role that migrant workers play in driving business growth and success. Our Immigration Team has the expertise to guide your business through the process of obtaining and keeping the sponsor licence to help your business thrive.

It can be a challenging task securing the temporary worker sponsor licence. Freeths is always at hand to offer your business tailored, comprehensive legal assistance to ensure a smooth and efficient process. From the initial application process to licence compliance management, to applying for visas for your migrant workforce, our Immigration Team is present and responsive at every stage to allow you a peace of mind. 

Immigration law is everchanging, but our Immigration Specialists stay up to date with the latest immigration rules, regulations and any changes, enabling us to provide you with accurate and reliable advice.

If you wish to discuss obtaining a temporary worker sponsor licence or any other immigration matters, please contact our Immigration Team.

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