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1. Posted by popolina (Budding Member 53 posts) 8y

Is it possible for a US citizen to obtain a working/holiday making visa in the UK such as the ones Australians/Kiwis obtain? I will be a high school graduate am taking a gap year, therefor I wouldn't be able to able for any kind of student visa.

On the subject, how do Americans ever backpack/live in Europe for any significant period of time? Is it really that Americans just don't go to Europe for more than 3 months? Or do they work illegally? Or is it true that everyone is really obtaining a student visa and settling down in a language school..?

2. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 8y

Is it possible for a US citizen to obtain a working/holiday making visa in the UK such as the ones Australians/Kiwis obtain?

Hi Popolina, I'm afraid not. The Working Holiday Visa is mainly for citizens of the Commonwealth.

3. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 8y

If you are studying or have just graduated, check out the Work In Britain programme from BUNAC.