The Young Professionals Scheme Introduced by India

By 24th January 2023 No Comments

Taylor Hampton explains The Young Professionals Scheme

In this article, Taylor Hampton explains The Young Professionals Scheme introduced by India for UK Immigrants. In fact this is a positive development from which both India and the UK will benefit.

The Young Professionals Scheme will be introduced by India and the UK on February 28, according to a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs. As such, it follows the 15th India-UK Foreign Office Consultations, according to The Economic Times.

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Taylor Hampton Assists with The Young Professionals Scheme

On his Twitter account, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also confirmed the scheme’s introduction.  However, applicants await further announcements on this new work visa for the UK – further details will emerge soon.

Nevertheless, there is no need for concern because the Home Office has published a guide.  The guide outlines how to apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa that does make mention of Indian applicants. The Youth Mobility Scheme allows participants to live and work in the UK for up to two years, just like the Young Professionals Scheme.  Effectively, The Young Professionals scheme is a subdivision of the Youth Mobility Visa Scheme.

Am I eligible for the Youth Mobility Scheme?

The following prerequisites must be met in order to apply for a Youth Mobility Scheme:

  • You can apply for up to two years
  • You want to reside and work in the UK.
  • You range in age from 18 to 30.
  • For at least 28 days, you have 2,530 pounds in your bank account.
  • You are a citizen of the United Kingdom or one of the nations on the list (which includes India).


If any of the following apply to you….

  • possess a child under the age of 18 who lives with you
  • a child for whom you are financially liable
  • or a child for whom you have already entered the UK under the plan

… you may not be able to apply for this visa

Can my family be admitted?

Family members cannot be admitted via this application. It is for eligible applicants only. Moreover, a permanent residence cannot be attained through the Youth Mobility Scheme.

How do I find more information

In fact, we will be posting an update on our news as soon as we have one. Additionally, there is more detail on the government website HERE

Taylor Hampton assists with a wide range of Visa options for the UK and also for emmigration to Australia

Finally, for more information contact Evellyn Geemon at Taylor Hampton Solicitors on 0207 427 5293