A - Youth Mobility Scheme visa

You can apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa if you want to live and work in the UK for up to 2 years

A - Youth Mobility Scheme visa

You can apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa if you:

- want to live and work in the UK for up to 2 years
- are aged 18 to 30
- have £2,530 in savings
- have certain types of British Nationality or are from certain countries or territories
- meet the other eligibility requirements

This visa has replaced the Youth Mobility Scheme visa (T5).

The earliest you can apply for a visa is 6 months before you travel.

You will be given a visa to live and work in the UK for up to 24 months. You can enter the UK at any time while your visa is valid, and leave and come back at any time during your stay. If you turn 31 while you’re in the UK, you can stay for as long as your visa is valid.

You can apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa if you are aged 18 to 30 and you are from Australia, Canada, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino.

You must be selected in the Youth Mobility Scheme ballot before you can apply for your visa if you are from Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan.

You must also be aged 18 to 30 on the date you apply for your visa.

You can also apply if you are 18 to 30 and a British overseas citizen, British overseas territories citizen, British national (overseas).

You cannot apply if you have children under the age of 18 who live with you, or children you are financially responsible for, or already been in the UK under the scheme.

You must have at least £2,530 in your bank account to show you can support yourself in the UK. You will need to have had the money available for at least 28 days in a row. Day 28 must be within 31 days of applying for this visa.

Contact us to discuss your immigration matter by calling us on +44(0)7548856403 or email us on office@arukvisa.co.uk or by completing our Contact Form. One of our advisers will be happy to assist you personally.