The Youth Mobility Scheme Visa allows young people to come and experience life in the United Kingdom for up to two (2) years. Young UK nationals will also be able to benefit from similar opportunities in participating countries.

Tier 5 - Youth Mobility Scheme Visa Basic Requirements

The basic requirement for this visa is to score a minimum of 50 points for attributes including sponsorship, age and available maintenance funds.

Tier 5 - Youth Mobility Scheme Visa Entitlements

Applicants who are granted residence under the Tier 5 – Youth Mobility Scheme are allowed to live and work in the UK. This visa is granted for two (2) years and no further or subsequent grant can be made under this category.

Successful applicants will be free to undertake any type of employment throughout their stay in the UK with the exception of self-employment subject to certain exceptions, working as a professional sportsperson or as a doctor in training. Visa holders may also engage in privately funded studies, voluntary work and au pair placements.