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The UK Tier 5 visa. Live, work and travel through the UK

Aussies and Kiwis can live, explore and work in the UK for two years.


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UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) offers the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa to Australian and New Zealand citizens who are between 18 and 30 years old.

This visa lets the holder work and travel throughout the UK for two years. 1st Contact Australia can assist Australian and New Zealand passport holders, who are living in Australia or New Zealand, with their visa application.

How do you qualify for the Tier 5 visa?

To get your hands on a Tier 5 visa, you must:

  • Intend to be in the UK for anything up to two years
  • Want to work and travel during your stay
  • Have citizenship from an eligible country
  • Not be responsible for any dependants
  • Not have held a Tier 5 or working holiday maker visa before
  • Be between 18 and 30 years of age
  • Have £1,890 (Roughly AU $4,000 to $5,000 depending on the exchange rate) in savings and have held this amount in a bank account in your name for at least 90 consecutive days

How we can help

To get your hands on a Tier 5 visa, you must:

  • Online application form
  • Biometric interview
  • Processing of visa by UKVI

The 1st Contact Australia Tier 5 service

We complete your online form, ensuring all answers are correct

We give you a 10 step process to follow, including a document checklist and templates

After checking all your forms and documents are correct, we instruct you on how to submit your visa.


Why Australians love life in the UK

Want to work and save a few Pounds? Or, maybe use your time in the UK as an opportunity to travel?

As the gateway to Europe, the UK makes travel easy and cost-effective. Within a few hours, you could be lazing on a beach in Greece or gazing up at the Eiffel Tower.

Gaining experience in one of the world’s greatest commercial hubs is also great for your career.

What are you waiting for? We’re ready to help you start your UK adventure.


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