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I would normally expect an application for a renewal of a work visa to take about 2-3 months on average.
However if the department is overburdened with applications or there is an element of your application which requires a senior caseworker to examine a particular issue then this can increase the time greatly.
It is not unheard of for an application to take 6 months from submission and acknowldgement of receipt and for it to come back approved, so there is no need to panic.
If you have received an acknowledgement of your application then I would expect you to hear something within the next 8 weeks or so.
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I assume that you are stating that your employer is going to apply to renew it's sponsor licence. It may be that they are waiting for your employer to make the application to renew their sponsor licence before deciding your applicaiton.
Providing that your sponsor is renewing their licence and they are successful then it should not affect your application in the long tern.
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They check that the application form is completed correctly and that they have not breached the conditoin of their licence (eg not reporting to the home office when an employee has left, not employing illegal migrants etc).
Generally, it takes about 2 months from receipt. Tom
I expect it would be okay provided that they have complied with what the home office asked..
If they have complied with what the home office asked then they should retain their licence. This would mean that your application would not be affected