If you're on probation, then it's going to be hard to get permission. If you're on a community order, then it would interfere with your supervision, so it would be easier to wait until the order ends. If you're on licence, then not going abroad without permission will be a standard condition, and permission will be hard to get unless you're actually from the country where you want to go. There is some information about this on the Unlock website here
, which includes settling abroad. The relevant Probation Instruction is PI 07/2015, which you can find here
. If you read through that, it should show you what they are looking for, so that you can sort out evidence and arguments to convince them. Even so, don't forget that they are starting from a position of saying no, so you'll have some serious convincing to do....
Robert Lightfoot, former head of NASA, said it succinctly in his parting speech in April 2018: Protecting against risk and being safe are not the same thing ... [W]e must move from risk management to risk leadership. From a risk management perspective, the safest place to be is on the ground. From a risk leadership perspective, I believe thats the worst place [we] can be.