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Employer letter

For those applying for ILR on the Skilled Worker route, you will need a letter from your employer in support of your application which confirms: (1) the SOC code under which you’re sponsored; (2) your salary (which must be above the applicable rate for the SOC code); (3) that you will be required in your role for the foreseeable future; and (4) that the company continues to hold a sponsor licence.

It’s also helpful to have a letter from your employer which sets our your absences from the UK and which explains if any of those absences have been work-related. We can provide you with draft letters to ensure they include the necessary content and if you are interested in this, please get in touch.


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