Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme)
Under this category, young people from non-EU participating countries have the chance to enjoy a working holiday lifestyle in the UK for up to two years.
Applicants must be aged between 18-30, have a minimum of £1,800 in available cash funds and must be from one of the following countries:
- Australia (32,500 places)
- Canada (5,000 places)
- Japan (1,000 places)
- New Zealand (10,000 places)
- Monaco (1,000 places)
- Taiwan (1,000 places)
- Republic of Korea (500 places)
In order to successfully apply under Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme), the number of allocated places must not be exhausted.
Furthermore, applicants must not:
- Have any children under 18 years or for whom they are financially responsible
- Have previously been in the UK under the former ‘Working Holiday’ scheme or Youth Mobility Scheme.
Applicants who are required to leave and return to the UK as a part of their voluntary employment can obtain a multiple entry certificate of sponsorship from their sponsor that will allow this.
Applicants are unable to transition into this category if they are currently in the UK under another immigration category.
Fees and Processing
There is a fee payment required for this visa and it may be updated from time to time, therefore please consult us prior to your application and processing times vary depending on the country from which you are applying.
For more information regarding the application process, the documents required and fees, please contact us on 00 44 (0) 7948721767 or at [email protected]