The UK visa sponsor management system (SMS), is a tool available for employers who are seeking to remain in compliance with their responsibilities as an employer of foreign (non-UK, non-EEA, and non-Swiss) workers. The SMS management system is accessible via the official UK government website, at https://www.gov.uk/sponsor-management-system
You can utilize the UK visa sponsor management system if you have a sponsor license as one of the following:
The SMS management system can be accessed for the following purposes:
Please note, the UK visa sponsor management system is not available for use re a student visa for England and cannot be used to check the status of a general UK visa for students. If you are the sponsor of a foreigner who is in the UK on a type of UK visa for students, you may be receive access to the SMS system in order to access your CAS, which is an electronic “tag” you must assign to any student you are trying to sponsor
Please note, there are no UK Student visa requirements (i.e. UK visa for students) related to the SMS
For more information on UK immigration, such as how to obtain a UK visa for students (student visa for England), UK Student visa requirements, and for additional immigration advice, please click here.
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