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How do I sponsor a migrant?

An interview panel

This section tells you how to apply for a licence to sponsor migrant workers or students under the points-based system.

Before you apply, you should check whether you are eligible to apply for a licence, and make sure that you have the right human resource (HR) systems in place to comply with your sponsorship duties.

Our service standards set out how quickly we aim to decide sponsor licence applications. The standard is that we will decide 95% of applications within four weeks.