Tier 5 visa sponsorship for UK employers offering work experience to non-EEA nationals

Process overview

    Employer Registration

  1. The Employer Registers with the Tier 5 Intern Scheme by completing the online employer registration application form
  2. The Tier 5 Intern scheme administrators contact Employers directly for a Pre-Approval Meeting to discuss their requirements and explain the scheme in full and complete the approval process.
  3. Issuing Certificates of Sponsorship

  4. Once approved, the Employer can request Certificates of Sponsorship
  5. The Tier 5 Intern scheme administrators issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for the Intern
  6. Tier 5 Visa Applications

  7. The Intern makes a UK visa application
  8. The Employer fulfils ongoing reporting and record keeping obligations under the terms & conditions of the Tier 5 intern scheme whilst the intern is working for them in the UK. The Tier 5 Intern scheme administrators fulfil all ongoing duties and responsibilities as the intern’s Sponsor whilst they are working in the UK.