The company can apply for a licence covering either both.
If the company is willing to employ a non-EU nationals on a temporary basis and the applicant’s duties fall under the description of the following sub-categories:
During the process of online application, the company must nominate authorising officer and once the application is approved the authorising officer will receive SMS login details via email/post and will have an option to nominate level 1 user, a level 2 user and a ‘key contact’ to operate the sponsorship management system.
A sponsor licence will be given A or B rating by the UKVI. If company’s HR systems and compliance are in place, the company will be given sponsor licence with an A-rating. Only A-rated sponsor can certify maintenance for the potential non-EU employees. The licence is valid for 4 years and thereafter the company has an option to renew the licence.
The authorising officer will be responsible for the Sponsorship Management System (SMS) and. SMS is used to request/assign certificates of sponsorship (COS). COS is an online document with a unique number issued by registered sponsors, if all relevant requirements are complied with. The migrant needs to provide this reference number regardless whether he/she is making application inside or outside the UK.
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