Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme

Apply for Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme

Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme Visa is perfect for those who wish to enter the United Kingdom to work a limited time and experience the lifestyle and culture of the country. This type of visa is meant for the nationals of: Japan, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Monaco, Canada. However, by receiving this visa, you can get up to 24 months’ entry to the UK.

This type of visa has a certain restriction besides the mentioned countries, only those between the ages of 18-30 can apply for this visa. Those who are older might want to look into Tier 2 visas or Family Member visas if any are living in the UK.

The Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme provides its holders with a possibility to study, work in a second job for up to 20 hours per week. Furthermore, it is possible to bring family dependants with this type of visa.


What are you getting?

LEAVE TO ENTER Stay up to 24 months in the UK

ACTIVITIES During your stay you can work, study and live


  • You can work in most jobs

  • Self-employment is allowed however conditions apply

  • Take up studying

  • Stay in the UK for a total of 24 months without major restrictions

Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme eligibility

To be eligible for this type of visa you must obtain sponsorship from your own countries government ( however, conditions apply as some countries have an exeption to this rule). Furthermore, you must hold £975 in your account. Moreover, it has to be present for 3 months.

Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme Re-application

The Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme visa has a limit of 24 months. However, those applicants that wish to return to the UK for an additional period can re-applu for this application several times. To re-apply for this visa the application must be handed in outside the UK.