This guidance tells you how to consider applications from people who wish to come to the UK under the Youth Mobility Scheme route.
This route is for young people from participating countries or territories who wish to experience life in the UK..

This guidance is designed to be used alongside Appendix Youth Mobility Scheme of the Immigration Rules. The rules explain the requirements an applicant must meet, and this guidance provides additional information on how to consider their application. Paragraph references refer to Appendix Youth Mobility Scheme unless otherwise stated.

Validity requirements

 This section tells you about the validity requirements under the Youth Mobility Scheme route. Before considering suitability and eligibility, you must check the application is valid by referring to paragraphs YMS 1.1. to YMS 1.5 of Appendix Youth Mobility Scheme.
Before considering an application, you must check that the applicant’s passport or travel document is genuine. You must do verification checks if you think any of the supporting documents an applicant has submitted are not genuine. An application for entry clearance on the Youth Mobility Scheme route must meet


Hong Kong


New Zealand

Eligibility Requirements

Entry requirement

Financial requirement

Sponsorship requirement

Invitation to apply arrangements

How To Contact Us

For anything more specific, please use one of the addresses listed below.

Youth Mobility Scheme 
37/379-A, (MRA 96)
Kerala – 682 020
+91 984 609 2777
+91 484 486 5736

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