Employer and organization from the UK who wish to hire an international employ from outside the UK under Tier2 visa should be authorized with Tier 2 sponsorship license.
The employer should meet certain criteria and need to get registered with Visas & Immigration of UK as a Licensed Sponsor to get eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship visa.
In recent times the number is going up for in granting the Tier 2 visa sponsorship certificate for the UK organizations authorized to hire the foreign professional workers under Tier 2 visa program.
In November 2016 the data released by the UK Visa & Immigration Department stated that an obtainable number of (CoS) Certificates of Sponsorship in December are 2,932.
If they want to employ the non-EU immigrants, the employer holding Tier 2 Sponsorship have to apply for the (CoS) Certificates of Sponsorship.
According to the present norms of UK immigration department, the employer holding the unused Tier 2 restricted CoS can retrieve after three months to hire the foreign professional Immigrants, so this ultimately intensifies the CoS for organizations.
On November 11th, 2016 the meeting held regarding CoS, stated that the applicants who has submitted the form by 5th Nov and scored 21 points and above are granted with the process.