Sponsor Licence application refused? We know how frustrating it is to apply for something so important only to receive a rejection. That's why our team of experienced immigration solicitors has spent years helping clients with their Pre Licence Error Correction application. We can help you determine why your application was refused and the exact steps you need to take to overturn the decision to refuse your Sponsor Licence.
At A Y & J Solicitors in London, we’ve helped many clients with their Pre Licence Error Correction application. We understand how important it is for you to receive your Sponsor Licence as quickly as possible and will work with you 1:1 to ensure you submit a successful challenge, should there be merits. Our expert lawyers have an in-depth understanding of the Pre-Licence Error Correction Procedure. We can assist you in following the correct procedure and ensuring the Home Office knows exactly why the reconsideration is being requested so they can focus on correcting the relevant issue. Meanwhile, you can feel confident that you'll soon receive your licence and be able to get your business moving forward.
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Yes. The Skilled Worker Visa has now replaced the Tier 2 and Tier 5 Worker Visas.
The Pre Licence Error Correction application is a process by which sponsors can challenge the refusal of a Skilled Worker (previously known as Tier 2 or 5) Sponsor Licence application where there has been a ‘simple case-working error’ or information inside their application was not properly considered.
Our team understand how busy employers and HR directors are. Therefore, we work swiftly and diligently to help you secure your Sponsor Licence. We will provide you with all the information you need to fully understand the Pre Licence Error Correction application. Plus, you’ll have access to the email and direct phone number of your specific solicitor, so you can ask questions related to your case at any time during office hours.
If your Skilled Worker (previously known as Tier 2 or 5) Sponsor Licence is refused, you must submit a Pre Licence Error Correction application form by email within 14 days of the date of the refusal letter. The authorising officer must sign the form.
The Home Office aims to send a decision by email to the authorising officer within 28 working days of receipt of the form. If successful in the process, a sponsor will be required to re-apply online, and if the new application is successful, your second fee payment will be refunded.
The Pre Licence Error Correction application provides a fast, cost-effective way of having a Home Office refusal re-examined. The key to ensuring a Pre Licence Error Correction application is successful is to precisely pinpoint the error(s) made by the original decision maker and clearly explain this in your application.
There is no definition of what constitutes a case-working error. However, decision-making errors are likely to apply to the Pre Licence Error Correction application. These include:
If your Sponsor Licence is refused for certain reasons, you will not be able to reapply for six months. This is known as a ‘cooling-off’ period. Reasons for the Home Office applying a cooling off period include:
Any additional evidence that was not available at the time of your company’s initial application will not be considered in a Pre Licence Error Correction application.
Unfortunately, cases where Sponsor Licence applications are refused attract no right of appeal. However, we can advise you on making an application for Judicial Review if merited.
If you are a Sponsor Licence holder, you must comply with extensive Home Office duties and responsibilities. Our lawyers can assist you in understanding Sponsor Guidance requirements, ensuring your HR systems are in order. We can also conduct regular mock audits. This will help you prepare if you are paid an announced or unannounced visit by the Home Office.
Yes, an application for a new Sponsor Licence application can be made subject to any cooling-off period following the refusal of the initial application. The length of the cooling-off period will depend on the reasons for the refusal. Most companies will not be able to resubmit a Sponsor Licence application until six months after the date of the Home Office refusal decision letter has passed. A longer cooling-off period of 12 months may be imposed if the company has previously received a civil penalty.
The implications of a refusal of a Sponsor Licence application are significant, and ensuring your Sponsor Licence application is complete and accurate reduces the reasons for refusal. Still have questions about your Sponsor Licence application? We’re here to help.
Business immigration application rejected? Sponsor Licence rejected? We know how frustrating this can be. At A Y & J Solicitors, our team has an in-depth understanding of Pre Licence Error Correction Application requirements and achieves an incredibly high success rate for our clients. In each case, we provide clients with excellent customer service and a transparent fee structure with no hidden charges or extra costs. We offer a caring and compassionate service throughout the entire process, from your initial consultation until your Pre-Licence Error correction decision.
We can accommodate our clients in a variety of ways, including in-house consultations at our central London office or online/telephone/Skype meetings. Our lawyers also know a handful of international languages, including Hindi & Gujarati, Romanian, Albanian and Italian.
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