Working holiday visa in the United Kingdom

This Youth Mobility Scheme visa helps young travelers from participating countries to come to the United Kingdom. With this visa you can work and travel in the UK for up to one year!

Cost

The application fees for this visa would be $337.

Income

The minimum required monthly income for this visa is $0.

Duration

This visa allows you to stay in the country for a duration of 12 months.

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Participating countries

The United Kingdom has made Working Holiday visa agreements with the following 8 participating countries:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

With this visa you can

This visa allows you to:

  • live and work in the UK for up to 2 years
  • Enter the UK at any time while your visa is valid, and leave and come back at any time during your stay.
  • study – for some courses you’ll need an Academic Technology Approval Scheme certificate
  • work in most jobs
  • be self-employed and set up a company – as long as your premises are rented, your equipment is not worth more than £5,000 and you do not have any employees

Conditions

  • Be a citizen of the participating countries and hold a valid passport of the country
  • Be aged between 18-30 years old (Both ages inclusive)
  • You must not be accompanied by your children
  • You must not previously have been on the Youth Mobility Scheme visa
  • Proof to have savings of 1,890 pounds
  • You will need to provide a certified translation of any documents that are not in English or in Welsh
  • You will need to prove your tuberculosis test results if you’re from a country where you have to take the test

How to apply

  • Normal processing time: 3 weeks
  • Visa fee: 244 pounds
  1. Collect the required documents for the visa. Find the list here
  2. Apply online for the visa here

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