A minimum score of 40 points for “Certificate of Sponsorship” and available maintenance (funds) is essential requirement for this type of visa
In the first instance, a prospective sponsor will apply to the UK Home Office to be granted a licence. When successfully licensed, a sponsor can apply for several certificates of sponsorship, which they can then present to the people whom they intend to sponsor. Once a prospective employee has been allocated a certificate of sponsorship, he or she will be eligible to apply for UK entry clearance.
Subcategories within this category, include visas for creative and sports professionals, charity and religious workers, government authorized exchanges as well as youth mobility schemes.