UK Tier 5 Visas
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UK Immigration - The Youth Mobility Scheme or YMS
Is a cultural exchange scheme designed to create reciprocal youth mobility opportunities for young people from participating countries and the UK.
The Youth Mobility Scheme (previously known as Working Holiday UK Visas) allows young people from participating countries to come and experience life in the UK for up to 2 years, contribute to the economy by working, pay taxes and spending on goods and services while young UK nationals enjoy similar opportunities in those countries. This program is only available between specific, participating countries.
Who is Eligible for this Scheme?
Applicants from non EC countries need to ensure their country has accepted responsibility for their participating nationals and offers a reciprocal youth mobility opportunities for UK nationals.
Countries participating in this scheme include Australia, Canada, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, and Taiwan. Spaces for each country vary, and range between 1,000 and 35,000 per year.
What are the General Requirements?
Applicants must hold a valid passport for a participating country and a Certificate of Sponsorship from issued by their government. They must be between the ages of 18 and 30 and be able to show they have sufficient funds to support themselves in the UK.
What are the Specific Requirements?
To gain this visa and come to the UK under the Youth Mobility Scheme, you must meet the minimum points requirement, calculated based on your sponsorship, age and maintenance categories.
- Sponsorship – valid passport for a country with Deemed Sponsorship scores maximum points
- Age – you will be awarded points if you are between 18 and 30
- Maintenance - show that you have at least £1600 that you can use to support yourself while in the United Kingdom
How We Can Help
Global Visas has helped thousands of young people around the world secure the old Working Holiday Maker visas and now that visa has been replaced by the Youth Mobility Scheme we are best placed to help thousands more.
There are five main UK Immigration Visa categories you can apply under:
Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4 and Tier 5
How can we help you secure your visa?