If you want to work or study or establish a business in the UK, then you need to UK Visa Services. Generally, you need to apply for your UK visa from a country in which you are a citizen or permanent resident. When you apply, you'll need your original passport. You'll also need to remain in your home country while your application is processed. Application processing times fluctuate throughout the year, and can take two to three months. You should make arrangements for your visa well in advance of any planned travel. We also advise against booking non-refundable or non-flexible travel prior to visa approval. There are a number of switching rules imposed by UK Visas, and Immigration in many instances; you cannot switch visa status within the UK. It is important to make sure that you apply for, and obtain the most appropriate visa for your circumstances before travelling.

Those who wish to apply for the UK tier 5 youth mobility visa and immigration must have a passport that is valid for the period of their stay in Australia. They must also have related travel documents that are required for the Government to approve their entry. The applicants must meet the necessary character, and health criteria. They must also have proof of ability to financially support their stay in Australia for the visa that they have applied. If you are not a British Citizen or a citizen of one the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, you may need an entry clearance before you travel to the UK. People from certain countries, known as visa nationals, need an entry clearance to enter the UK for any reason, those from other countries need one only for some reasons.