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What is a Sponsor Licence Rating UK? & Types of UK Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorships?

Sponsor License Rating is the process of providing proper rating by UKVI, to decide whether to forward your application for a sponsor license or not.

Sponsor License Rating is the process of providing proper rating by UKVI, to decide whether to forward your application for a sponsor license or not.

There are two types of Sponsor Licence Ratings given to an employer, which are A-rating or B-rating. An A-rating is allotted when you correctly follow your sponsor licence duties and have met all the requirements.

Types of UK Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorships or What are the different types of UK Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorships?

There are two types of Certificates of Sponsorship –

  • Unrestricted Certificates
  • Restricted Certificates 

What is an Unrestricted Certificate?

There is no limit on the number of unrestricted certificates of sponsorship a business can get. If the job falls under the shortage occupation list and pays more than £155,300 and the worker is allowed to switch within the UK. 

What is a restricted certificate of sponsorship?

The restricted certificates are for those Tier 2 (General) workers who are currently abroad, but are employed and will be paid less than £155,300 per year and also not employed as in inward investment posts.

Also, these are for family members or dependents of Tier 4 visa holders who want to switch to Tier 2 (General) visa. 

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