Businesses and sponsors
This section is for UK employers and education providers. It explains how to legally employ migrant workers and teach migrant students. It also contains information for the transport industry and providers of English Language courses.
If you are a not an employer or an education provider, see the sponsoring a general visitor or partners and families sections.
How employers can sponsor migrant workers under the points-based system for immigration.
Find out which European nationals have the automatic right to work in the UK, and how you can employ those who require our permission.
Employers must take care not to employ migrants who do not have the right to work in the UK. Find out more here.
Find out what you need to do if you want to enrol foreign students at your educational insititution. Plus information for providers of English language courses and tests.
Useful information for carriers, hauliers and others who operate international transport services to the UK.