Since 1 January 2014, Hong Kong has become one of the participants of United Kingdom (UK)'s Youth Mobility Scheme. The annual quota for HKSAR passport holders is 1 000. The lottery to allocate places on the Youth Mobility Scheme is administered by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).
According to the announcement published on the British Consulate-General Hong Kong's website, a total of 800 applicants will be selected for the first ballot in 2022. Hong Kong applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and wish to apply for the first ballot in 2022 should send an email to the specific email address of the UKVI between midday (12pm) on Monday 17 January 2022 to midday on Wednesday 19 January 2022 (Hong Kong time). The email address and detailed arrangements can be found on the British Consulate-General Hong Kong's website:
The eligibility criteria and further information of the Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) can be obtained from the UK Government website at:
Ends/Wednesday, January 5, 2022