Youth Mobility Scheme Visas
The Tier 5 youth mobility scheme is for young people (18 - 30) from a limited number of countries and territories who want to come and experience life in the UK. Every year, the UK government allocates a specific number of places from the following countries and territories: South Korea, Taiwan, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Monaco, Hong Kong, and Japan.
You can apply under this visa category if you are a young individual who wishes to come to the United Kingdom to experience the life in the United Kingdom and from one of the following countries and territories:
British National from overseas, British overseas citizens, British overseas territories citizens can also apply for Tier 5 – Youth Mobility Scheme.
When applying, you will need to provide a certificate of sponsorship if you are from Taiwan and evidence of maintenance.
This scheme is only valid for individuals aged 18 to 30 when applying for the visa. You must not have children under 18 who live with you and are supported by you. You cannot apply for this visa twice.
The maximum length of stay is 24 months.
Home Office Tier 5 (Youth Mobility) Visa Fees
Outside the UK – £244
Inside the UK – £244