Sponsor License suspension

There are a number of ways in which a sponsor can lose its licence or have it limited. These are:

  • Downgrading
  • Revocation
  • Suspension
  • surrender by sponsor, or
  • reduction of Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) allocation

When will the Home Office suspend a licence

If the Home Office has reason to believe that a sponsor is breaching its duties and poses a threat to immigration control, eg in such a way as to engage either a discretionary or mandatory revocation circumstance, the sponsor’s licence may be suspended while further enquiries are made.


What are the consequences of a licence suspension

The consequences of a licence suspension include are that the sponsor:

The consequences of a licence suspension include are that the sponsor:

  • Will not be able to assign any CoS while the licence is suspended
  • Will not be able to add a branch to another sponsor licence that it holds if that branch’s sponsor licence is currently under suspension while the Home Office is undertaking an investigation
  • Will not be allowed to add any tiers to its licence
  • The sponsor’s name will be removed from the public register of sponsors during the suspension period, and
  • Currently sponsored migrants should not be affected unless, after conclusion of enquiries, the Home Office decides to revoke the licence

What is the procedure to respond to the suspension decision reached by the Home Office

Once the Home Office has made a detailed suspension decision, the sponsor will have 20 working days from the date of the letter notifying it of the decision to respond to it.

Why Choose Aaryan Solicitors?

Expert Immigration team: Aaryan Solicitors has a team of expert UK immigration and family visa solicitors who can provide you legal advice and assistance with your sponsor license matter. Headed by partner Vikramjit Singh, an acknowledged immigration law specialist and champion of those whose status here is challenged., we have a track record of successfully pushing through applications efficiently and cost-effectively. Contact us for case assessment, eligibility requirements and supporting documents.

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To deal with your sponsor license matter, get in touch with Aaryan Solicitors for professional, no-obligation advice.



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