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UK Working Holiday Visa
(Youth Mobility Scheme)

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The UK working holiday visa or "UK Youth Mobility Visa", allows people between 18 and 30 years of age to live and work in the UK for up to 2 years. Your eligibility is determined on a points-based system, and you must score 50 points to qualify. View our FAQ section for answers to all frequently asked questions - costs, requirements, and more.

UK Working Holiday Visa Requirements

  • You must have a passport from Australia, Canada, Japan or New Zealand. Visa First currently organises visas only for Australia, New Zealand and Canadian citizens.
  • You must not have any dependent children.
  • You must not have held a UK Working Holiday Visa or Youth Mobility Visa before.
  • You must declare any criminal convictions - some may result in ineligibility.
  • You must not set up your own business or provide services as a professional sportsperson or a doctor in training while in the UK.
  • If you are married, your spouse is no longer required to travel with you. Although spouses/partners of UK YMS participants may not enter the United Kingdom as dependants, they may enter if they qualify and obtain the YMS visa, or qualify for a different visa.

Visa Work Conditions

The new UK Youth Mobility Visa is valid for two years and you are allowed to work for the full two years that your visa is valid for, however you cannot provide services as a professional sportsperson, doctor in training or be self-employed.

Visa First have over 10 years experience processing working holiday visas. Over 40% of visas are refused due to application error. We have a 100% success rate.

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Laura Magan

Dear Management, I would like to take this opportunity to commend the service we have received during our Skilled Visa process with Visa First, but particularly on the hand delivered service by Amanda Carter. She has been nothing but helpful, informative, responsive and professional. In all our dealings with her she has always taken the time to answer our questions and queries fully and promptly. She has a very friendly and positive attitude making the whole process a positive experience. I think employees and people like her deserve a thank you and more importantly recognition. Hard work, thoroughness and ability are part and parcel of her way of dealing with her clients. Thank you, Laura Magan

John Brennan

To Jason, I am just writing to say thank you, to you and your team, for being so accommodating and understanding. Thank you for your assisstance and efficient service over the last few days. Regards, John

Ben

Hi Antonia and Kimberley Just wanted to let you know that my working holiday visa was approved last week! Thankyou both so much for all your help in getting this sorted- I've got no doubt that without your input I'd be destined for the UK's 'undesirables' list! Would have liked to have come down in person but have been flat out trying to organise everything as I fly out early next week, but if you ever make it over to the UK I'd be more than happy to shout a few beers! Thanks again for all your help. Cheers

Ben Stone

Hi Antonia, Thank you so much for all your help. The visa arrived today. I have been very impressed with the promptness of your replies and how you have answered my questions so directly. Thanks again, Ben Stone

James and family

Dear Rita, It is our son Joshua's 9th birthday today, we couldn't of wished for a better present then the news of our Visa granted this morning. Myself and my family would like to say a very big thank you for all your help over the past few years to help start our new life in Australia. All the very best James and family.

Amy Gregory

Hi Ross, That's excellent news! Thank you very much for your help you've been excellent. If there is any review process I can do in order to show any superiors that you were incredibly helpful, then I'd be more than happy to do so. Thank you again!

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