UK Visa Sponsorship Management System

Use the sponsor management system (SMS) to meet your requirements as: 

  • an employer sponsoring tier 2 and 5 visa holders 

  • an institution sponsoring tier 4 visa holders 

Before you start 

You can only use the SMS if you already have a sponsor licence as: 

Use the SMS to:  

  • manage or renew your organisation’s licence or services  

  • create and assign certificates of sponsorship to prospective employees (tier 2 or 5) 

  • create and assign confirmations of acceptance for studies (CAS) to prospective students (tier 4) 

  • report changes of circumstances of your sponsored employees or students, including withdrawal of sponsorship 

  • report changes to your own circumstances, for example a change of owner or a new location 

  • You can get help with using the SMS to manage your licence. 

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