Guidance on the T5 – Youth Mobility Scheme

The Home office have recently issued guidance pertaining to T5 – Youth Mobility Scheme.

Here’s what you need to know.

(Updated as of 6 April 2021)

What is the Youth Mobility Scheme?

Aimed at young people aged 18-30 from a limited number of participant countries and territories, the Youth Mobility Scheme grants access to enter, live and work in the UK for up to two years.

Which nationalities are eligible under the Youth Mobility Scheme?

To be considered an eligible applicant, you must be:

  • a British Overseas Citizen, British Overseas Territories Citizen or British National (Overseas) as defined by the British Nationality Act 1981
  • a national or citizen of a country or the holder of a passport issued by a territory, listed in Appendix Youth Mobility Scheme: eligible nationals

These countries are:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • Republic of Korea
  • San Marino
  • Taiwan

What are the eligibility requirements for the Youth Mobility Scheme?

To be considered an eligible applicant, you must:

  • apply for and obtain an entry clearance under the Youth Mobility Scheme route before their arrival in the UK
  • not have previously spent time in the UK on the Youth Mobility Scheme route
  • be aged 18 or over on the date their entry clearance will become valid

What are the financial requirements for the Youth Mobility Scheme?

To be considered an eligible applicant, you must:

  • have funds of £2,530 for a 28-day period and as specified in Appendix Finance
  • not have any children aged under 18 who are either living with them or financially dependent upon them

Please be advised that the above information is not exhaustive as there are more requirements and points to consider.

For more information provided by Bolton’s leading Immigration Solicitors on T5 – Youth Mobility Scheme, send an email to info@compasslaw.org.uk to book a telephone/Skype consultation. The fee is £30.

Compass Immigration Law LTD:

“The direct route to immigration expertise.”

Follow us:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CompassLaw

Twitter: @CompassImmLaw_

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/company/compass-immigration-law-ltd/ 

Instragram: @CompassImmLawLtd 

www.compasslaw.org.uk

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *