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Sponsorship Management System unavailable for essential upgrades

27 November 2020 #Immigration

The Sponsorship Management System (SMS) is a key part of a Sponsor Licence. The system is undergoing an essential upgrade in preparation for the new immigration system that is to commence from 1 December 2020.

SMS will be unavailable from 7PM today (27 November 2020) until 9AM on Tuesday, 1 December 2020. The SMS message board has also confirmed that all outstanding Restricted Certificate of Sponsorship (RCoS) decisions made prior to this upgrade will be decided before Tuesday.

Any RCoS with an outstanding request for further information, where the information has not been provided, will be rejected.

Sponsors will be able to apply under the new system for ‘defined’ and ‘undefined’ CoS from 1 December 2020.

For further information about the new immigration system, please contact the Clarkslegal Immigration Team.

Clarkslegal, specialist Immigration lawyers in London, Reading and throughout the Thames Valley.
For further information about this or any other Immigration matter please contact Clarkslegal's immigration team by email at by telephone 020 7539 8000 (London office), 0118 958 5321 (Reading office) or by completing the form on this page.
This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full General Notices on our website.

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