An India Young Professionals Scheme visa allows Indian citizens to live and work in the UK for up to 2 years. To enter the ballot you must declare that you’re eligible for the visa – check if you’re eligible before you enter. How to apply for the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme login to the official website

Organization: UK – India

Category: India Young Professionals Scheme

Total VISA: 2,400

Location: United Kingdom

Scheme Name: 

  • UK – India Young Professionals Scheme

Applying Mode: Online

Starting Date: 28.02.2023

Last Date: 02.03.2023


  • A qualification at UK bachelor’s degree level or above (Regulated Qualifications Framework level 6, 7 or 8)
  • An equivalent overseas qualification at degree level or above
  • Check with your college or university if you’re not sure what level of qualification you have.


  • Be an Indian national or citizen between 18 and 30 years old
  • Be at least 18 years old on the date you plan to travel to the UK
  • Have a qualification at bachelor’s degree level or above (Regulated Qualifications Framework level 6, 7, or 8)
  • Have £2,530 in savings to support yourself in the UK
  • Do not have any children under the age of 18 who live with you or for who you’re financially responsible for
  • You must first apply to and be selected in the India Young Professionals Scheme ballot before you can apply for your visa.

Required Documents:

  • Valid passport or other documents that shows your identity and nationality
  • Evidence that you have at least £2,530 in your bank account, for example, bank statements
  • Evidence of your qualifications your tuberculosis (TB) test results if you’re living in India or another listed country
  • Police report or clearance certificate from India – check how to apply for criminal records checks

Age Limit:

Minimum Age18 years
Maximum Age30 years

Salary Package

  • Refer to Official Notification

Selection Process:

  • Short List
  • Document Verification
  • Interview

How to Apply:

  • Go to the official website
  • If you’re eligible, enter the India Young Professionals Scheme ballot.
  • If you’re successful in the ballot, you’ll receive an invitation to apply for the visa.
  • Prepare the documents that you need to apply.
  • Apply for an India Young Professionals Scheme visa.

Entering the Ballot:

  • You can enter the ballot if you’re an Indian citizen and you’re eligible for the India Young Professionals Scheme visa. Check you’re eligible before entering the ballot.

You must enter the ballot online. You will need to provide your:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Passport details
  • A scan or photo of your passport
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address

The successful entries will be picked at random. You will be sent the results by email within 2 weeks of the ballot closing.

Application Fees:

It’s free to enter the ballot. You should only enter if you plan to apply for the visa, which costs £259, and are able to meet the financial, educational, and other requirements.

Successful Entries:

  • There are 2,400 visas available in the February ballot.
  • If you’re successful in the ballot, you will be invited to apply for a visa.
  • You will have 30 days from the date of the email to apply online, and pay the visa application fee and immigration health surcharge.
  • If you’re successful in the ballot but choose not to apply for the visa, you do not need to notify us.

Unsuccessful Entries:

  • The results of the ballot are final. You cannot appeal if you’re unsuccessful.
  • You can enter future ballots if you’re unsuccessful. The next ballot is likely to be held in late July. Details will be announced on this page closer to the time.
  • If you do not enter the February ballot, you can enter future ballots if you meet the requirements.

Important Dates:

  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 28.02.2023 at 02.30 PM
  • Last Date for Submission of Application: 02.03.2023 at 02.30 PM

Important Links:

Notification & Applying LinkClick Here to Apply
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