Youth Mobility Scheme is a new immigration route for the young adults from different countries who intend to experience the life and culture in the United Kingdom. It is a scheme in which an applicant aged 18-30 can stay and work in the UK for a good 2 years of time period.
It is going to replace the existing route T5 (Temporary Worker) and applicants can start placing their applications for this visa program. Indian applicants will be eligible to apply for this visa effective 1st Jan’2022. Applicants can though start forwarding their applications and their decision will be made according to the Immigration Rules in force on 31 December 2021.
Immigrants under this route can seek the employment during this tenure and work without a sponsorship. Certain limitations to this route are that migrants cannot bring in their dependents along with them and they can opt for a right to settlement. However, within the 2 years of time period they have a chance to get a sponsorship for Skilled Worker Visa and switch the route.