Youth Mobility Scheme

In order to be eligible for the Youth Mobility Scheme visa, you must:
  • Be aged 18 to 30 at the Dme of applicaDon

  • Be from one of the eligible countries:

    o Australia
    o Canada
    o Japan
    o Monaco
    o Hong Kong o Iceland

    o India
    o New Zealand o San Marino o South Korea o Taiwan

  • Have funds of at least £2,530 in your bank account, which you must have had for 28 days in a row within the 31 days before your applicaDon

  • Not fall under the UK government’s grounds for refusal policies

    You may also apply if you are a:

    • BriDsh overseas ciDzen

    • BriDsh overseas territories ciDzen

    • BriDsh naDonal (overseas)

      You will not be eligible for the YMS visa if:
      § You have children under 18 who live with you § Children who are financially dependent on you

§ You have entered the UK while under the scheme before

How long you can stay

You’ll be given a visa to live and work in the UK for up to 24 months.


You cannot apply to change (‘switch’) to a Youth Mobility visa from inside the UK.

Family members eligible to join

You cannot bring any dependents with you to the UK on this visa.

Further informaBon, help, and advice

Our team of specialists has years of experience in visa services. We are registered with the OISC at Level 3 to provide ImmigraDon advice and services.

For more informaDon and advice on UK immigraDon law and UK visa applicaDons please contact us on 0203 488 2308 or at

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