Immigration Audit Services

An immigration audit can help identity and resolve any non-compliance issues before a Home Office inspection. 

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Immigration Audit

The purpose of an immigration audit is to identify and resolve any areas of non-compliance in your organisation. It is an assessment and review of HR documents, systems, and processes to ensure that you have the right systems in place to be able to sponsor migrant workers and for potential visits from the Home Office.

UK employers who are registered sponsors or are applying for registration under the Sponsor Licence route can expect, during the course of the licence or the application process, to receive a visit from a compliance officer of the Home Office sponsor licensing team.

To prevent Home Office scrutiny and penalties we can offer a mock audit to ensure the following:

  • That the processes and HR systems and practices in place enable you to meet your sponsorship duties
  • Compliance with an employer’s legal responsibilities towards the prevention of illegal working and any other relevant legislation

Full compliance will secure an ‘A’ rating licence from the sponsor team. Non-compliance could lead to the loss of your licence, failure to grant a sponsor licence, and/or a fine.

UK Immigration Process
We understand the complexities of UK immigration processes, the legal requirements and the issues arising from compliance visits. Our audit services are tailored to meet your business needs and budget whilst ensuring you avoid the potential of incurring penalties or even prosecution. We can apply an appropriately scaled audit to meet your business needs.


What is a mock immigration audit?

A mock immigration audit is a formal exercise undertaken by employers, often with the assistance of their immigration lawyers, to ensure that HR processes, systems and policies are compliant with immigration law. 

Why does the Home Office conduct audits?

The Home Office conduct audits to check that the information provided during the Sponsor Licence application process is accurate, and that you are continuing to comply with your sponsor obligations during the lifetime of the licence. 

When is Home Office most likely to come do an inspection?

Home Office visits are completely random. You are likely to receive a pre-licence inspection when you are applying for your first sponsorship licence. If you do not have the correct processes and systems in place to be able to track and monitor migrants, the Home Office can refuse to grant you a sponsor licence.

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