Employer & Sponsor Licence
All the employers need a sponsor licence to employ someone from outside the EEA and Switzerland to work in the UK under Tier 2 and Tier 5. This includes unpaid work, such as if you run a charity.
- Don’t have unspent criminal convictions for immigration offences or certain other crimes, such as fraud or money laundering.
- Don’t have any history of failing to carry out your sponsorship duties.
Types of Licence
- Tier 2-skilled workers with long-term job offers
- Tier 5- skilled temporary workers
You can apply for licence covering either tier or both.