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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