Guidance: Workers and Temporary Workers: sponsor a Skilled Worker

Uk Visas Immigration

December 18
14:37 2020

Workers and Temporary Workers: sponsor a skilled worker

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Guidance for employers on how to sponsor a worker on the Skilled Worker immigration route.

The Skilled Worker route allows employers to recruit people to work in the UK in a specific job in an eligible skilled occupation. Eligible occupations are listed in Tables 1 and 2 of Appendix Skilled Occupations to the Immigration Rules.

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Published 9 December 2020
Last updated 18 December 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated guidance to provide clarification to sponsors on how to enter PAYE references.

  2. First published.

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