Britain offers working holidays for Lankans
UK Working Holidaymaker visas are on offer through the British High Commission in Colombo. The High Commission said that visa applications could be obtained after making a telephone appointment by calling 2335805 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Fridays.

The working holidaymaker scheme is an arrangement where a Commonwealth citizen aged between 17 and 30 can come to the United Kingdom for an extended holiday for up to two years. Persons will be permitted to work, but will be expected to take a holiday during their stay.

This is a worldwide scheme and there is no closing date for the scheme as such.
The working holidaymaker scheme does not place any restrictions on the type of work a person can do.

There is no specific amount of money that a person must have to qualify for entry as a working holidaymaker. However, they must be able to show that they have enough money to pay for the return journey and to pay for accommodation and living expenses for at least the first month after arrival without recourse to public funds.
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