Youth Mobility Scheme Visa

Experience life in the UK for 2 or 3 years and gain valuable skills & knowledge

Apply for the UK Youth Mobility Scheme Visa 

You can apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa for up to 2 or 3 years (depending on your country of nationality) in the UK to gain valuable work experience. This visa was previously known as a Tier 5 temporary work visa, but the UK Gov has rebranded the visa to a Youth Mobility Scheme visa and added new countries to the list. On a Youth Mobility Scheme visa, you can work in the UK by taking up employment or be self-employed, also do training of some kind, do some research, and enrol in a government language programme or approved government-authorised exchange programme.

Nationals of the following countries who are aged between 18-30  or 18 to 35 (depending on your country of nationality) and can show that they have sufficient savings can apply for the Youth Mobility visa (UK Work Permit) to come to the UK for up to 2 or 3 years (depending on your country of nationality) to work and live in the UK:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • Hong Kong
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Iceland
  • San Marino
  • India

Requirements for Youth Mobility Scheme Visa

The UK government welcomes talent from all parts of the world and the incredible opportunity to gain work experience in the UK opens up big doors for your career.

To be successful in your application you will want to present evidence to the UKVI in support of your application such as:

  • A valid passport
  • Aged between 18-30 or 18- 35 (depending on your country of nationality)
  • Savings of £2530
  • TB test certificate if you are from a country where you are required to produce it

When you apply for Youth Mobility Scheme visa, you can submit your application online and book an appointment at a visa centre to provide your documents & Biometrics.

When can I apply for Youth Mobility Scheme visa?

You can only apply for a Youth Mobility scheme visa up to 6 months before you intend to enter the UK.

How long does it take for a visa to be processed?

Youth mobility visa application is processed in 3 weeks of submission.

What is the visa fee for Youth Mobility Scheme visa?

The visa fee is £298 and you will also need to pay Immigration Health Surcharge which is £470 per year.

How long is the visa valid for?

The youth Mobility Scheme visa is valid for 2 or 3 years.

Can I extend my Youth Mobility Scheme visa?

Unfortunately, this visa can not be extended. However, if you are eligible you can switch to other types of visa such as Skilled worker visa.

Is there a Ballot system for Youth Mobility Scheme visa?

If you are from India, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Republic of Korea you are required to use the Ballot system. The UK Visa & Immigration department selects at random who will be invited to apply for entry clearance from the pool.

What we can do for you for a successful Youth Mobility Scheme visa application

We can advise you about submitting the right documents so that you have the best possible application. 

It is our job to complete your application form and also submit the application. This also includes advice on the Biometrics appointment. We will advise you on your matter from the start up until your application is concluded.

Our aim is to submit your application efficiently and in addition provide up to date information at all times. This way you do not need to keep up to date with the UKVI changes.

We remain available during and after the submission of your application and until a decision comes through.

A legal representation letter also known as cover letter will be issued to accompany your application and will support your application greatly.

We will work hard and diligently and advise you fully on your application. This ensures you have the best chance of success.

Contact us now to apply for Youth Mobility Scheme Visa 

Why not give us a call to discover that we are the best Youth Mobility scheme visa Immigration Lawyers in the UK. We work with clients from all over the world, so if you thinking about applying for Youth Mobility Scheme visa application get in touch and we can assist you wherever you are. We provide the best immigration advice in London at OISC Level 3 for a Youth Mobility scheme visa to our clients.

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