Youth Mobility Scheme visa

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Eligibility

You can apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa if you’re aged 18 to 30 and you’re from:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • San Marino
  • Iceland

You must be selected in the Youth Mobility Scheme ballot before you can apply for your visa if you’re from:

  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

You must also be aged 18 to 30 on the date you apply for your visa.

You can also apply if you’re 18 to 30 and a:

You cannot apply if you have:

  • children under the age of 18 who live with you
  • children you’re financially responsible for
  • already been in the UK under the scheme

India Young Professionals Scheme

Do not use this page to enter the ballot for the India Young Professionals Scheme. The ballot for Indian nationals is not open yet.

Money to support yourself

You must have at least £2,530 in your bank account to show you can support yourself in the UK.

You will need to have had the money available for at least 28 days in a row. Day 28 must be within 31 days of applying for this visa.

You’ll need to show proof of this when you apply.

Read the guidance on financial evidence for more information about the money you need and how to prove it.