Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Education England (HEE) is responsible for the sponsorship of Medical and
Dental trainees for their Tier 2 visa application in England. Health
Education England working across the West Midlands administers the process on
behalf of HEE.
2 trainees currently sponsored in training programmes throughout England
will be exempt from the Resident Labour Market Test (RLMT) and will be eligible
to apply for and be offered medical and dental training posts throughout
England. This will allow trainees to preference different HEE local
areas during specialty training applications without having to consider
sponsored by HEE, applying for posts outside of England i.e. Scotland, Wales
and Northern Ireland, will still be subject to the Resident Labour Market Test.
Certificate of Sponsorship
you have received an offer, you will be forwarded an application form to
complete. For further details regarding the process, please see documents
listed below. If you are not contacted with the application pack, please
current sponsored trainees who require an extension to their Tier 2 visa to
complete their training, please email: email@example.com
see the Trainee Guide to Tier 2 for more information.
rules are subject to change, please visit the Home Office website regularly: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
Trainees are reminded that they should keep their sponsor informed of any changes in circumstances via the reporting form found here: Tier 2 Reporting Form Final October 17.doc
Criminal Records Certificate
6 April 2017, the Home Office require those applying to come to the UK under
Tier 2 to work in certain occupations (including doctors and dentists in
training), and their adult dependants, to produce a criminal record certificate
from any country in which they have been resident for 12 months or more,
consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years, aged 18 or over.
you are successful in being appointed to a training programme in the UK, and
require Tier 2 sponsorship, you will be required to provide the criminal record
certificate to the Home Office when you make your visa application. As it can
take some time to obtain a criminal record certificate, it may be helpful for
you to begin the process of seeking certificates, if required, at the earliest
opportunity. Please note that this is for entry clearance
applications only so will only be applicable if you are applying outside the
UK. All applicants will need to satisfy any DBS checks
carried out by their employing Trust.
of how to obtain such a check from the relevant authorities abroad is available
on the Home Office website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants
the country concerned is not listed, please contact the relevant embassy or
consulate for further details. Contact details can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/foreign-embassies-in-the-uk
health surcharge from April 2015:
- it is your responsibility to be aware of the criteria required to qualify for
a visa. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with the rules and regulations
that apply to the visa category you are applying to.
For information regarding Tier 4 sponsorship, please visit the Foundation
Programme website: http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/pages/home/tier-4-Visas
you have any queries with regard to Tier 2 sponsorship, please contact Health
Education West Midlands Tier 2 Sponsorship Team at: firstname.lastname@example.org