From 6 April 2017 those applying to come to the UK to undertake
certain jobs, along with their adult dependants, will be subject to
the requirement under the Immigration Rules to produce a criminal
record certificate. The certificate must be produced from any
country in which they have been resident for 12 months or more,
consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years, aged 18 or
From January 2017, sponsors must start informing prospective
employees at the point they assign their Certificate of Sponsorship
that they may become subject to this requirement by the time they
make their application. This will enable them to begin seeking
certificates where needed at the earliest opportunity, and to lodge
a complete application for entry clearance sooner.
Affected job titles are:
Health services and public health managers and directors
Social services managers and directors
Health professionals not elsewhere classified
Speech and language therapists
Therapy professionals not elsewhere classified
Further education teaching professionals
Secondary education teaching professionals
Primary and nursery education teaching professionals
Special needs education teaching professionals
Senior professionals of educational establishments
Education advisers and school inspectors
Teaching and other educational professionals not elsewhere
Welfare professionals not elsewhere classified.
The requirement to produce a criminal record certificate already
applies to those applying under Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or Tier 1
(Investor) and any adult dependant relative of the main applicant
in either of these categories.
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