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Paragraph number
Introduction (Paragraphs 1 to 6C)
Implementation and transitional provisions4
Application5
Interpretation6
Public funds clarification6A to 6C
Part 1: General provisions regarding leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom (Paragraphs 7 to 39D)
Leave to enter the United Kingdom7 to 9
Exercise of the power to refuse leave to enter the United Kingdom10
Suspension of leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom10A
Cancellation of leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom10B
Requirement for persons arriving in the United Kingdom or seeking entry through the Channel Tunnel to produce evidence of identity and nationality11
Requirement for a person not requiring leave to enter the United Kingdom to prove that he has the right of abode12 to 14
Common Travel Area15
Admission for certain British passport holders16 to17
Persons outside the United Kingdom17A to 17B
Returning residents18 to 20
Non-lapsing leave20A
Holders of restricted travel documents and passports21-23
Leave to enter granted on arrival in the United Kingdom23A to 23B
Entry clearance24 to 30C
Variation of leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom31 to 33A
Specified forms and procedures for applications or claims in connection with immigrationA34 to 34D
Variation of applications or claims for leave to remain34E to 34F
Determination of the date of an application or claim (or variation of an application or claim) in connection with immigration34G to 34I
Withdrawn applications or claims for leave to remain in the United Kingdom34J to 34K
Specified forms and procedures in connection with applications for administrative review34L to 34Y
Undertakings35
Medical36 to 39
Students39A
Specified documents39B
Indefinite leave to enter or remain39C
Power to interview a person with limited leave to enter or remain39D
Part 2: Persons seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom for visits (Paragraphs 1 to 4)
Transitional provisions Part 2 and Appendix V: Immigration Rules for Visitors1 to 4
Part 3: Persons seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom for studies (Paragraphs A57A to 81)
Persons seeking to enter the UK for short-term studyA57A to A57H
Spouses or civil partners of students granted leave under paragraphs 57 to 75 (but not A57A to A57H)76 to 78
Children of students granted leave under paragraphs 57 to 75 (but not A57A to A57H)79 to 81
Part 4: Persons seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom in an “au pair” placement, as a working holidaymaker or for training or work experience (Paragraphs 122 to 127)
Spouses of persons with limited leave to enter or remain under paragraphs 110 to 121122 to 124
Children of persons with limited leave to enter or remain under paragraphs 110 to 121125 to 127
Part 5: Persons seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom for employment (Paragraphs 128A to 199B)
Work permit employment128A to 135
Requirements for indefinite leave to remain as a highly skilled migrant135G to 135HA
Representatives of overseas newspapers, news agencies and broadcasting organisations136 to 143
Representatives of Overseas Business144 to 151
Private servants in diplomatic households152 to 159
Domestic workers in private households159A to 159H
Overseas government employees160 to 169
Ministers of religion, missionaries and members of religious orders170 to 177
Airport based operational ground staff of overseas-owned airlines178 to 185
Persons with United Kingdom ancestry186 to 193
Partners of persons who have or have had leave to enter or remain under paragraphs 128 to 193 (but not paragraphs 135I to 135K)193A to 196F
Children of persons with limited leave to enter or remain under paragraphs 128 to 193 (but not paragraphs 135I to 135K)196G to 199B
Part 6: Persons seeking to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as a businessman, self-employed person, investor, writer, composer or artist(Paragraphs 200A to 245)
Part 6A: Points-Based System (paragraphs 245AAA to 245ZZE)
General requirements for indefinite leave to remain245AAA
Documents not submitted with applications245AA
Specified documents for students previously sponsored by an overseas government or international scholarship agency245A
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Migrants245B to 245BF
Tier 1 (General) Migrants245C to 245CD-SD
Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrants245D to 245DF
Tier 1 (Investor) Migrants245E to 245EF
Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Migrants245F to 245FC
Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer) Migrants245G to 245GF-SD
Tier 2 (General) Migrants, Tier 2 (Minister of Religion) Migrants and Tier 2 (Sportsperson) Migrants245H to 245HF-SD
Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) Temporary Migrants245ZI to 245ZL
Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) Migrants245ZM to 245ZS
Tier 4 (General) Student245ZT to 245ZY
Tier 4 (Child) Student245ZZ to 245ZZE
Part 7: Other Categories (paragraphs A246 to 276BVI)
Persons exercising rights of access to a child resident in the United KingdomA246 to 248F
EEA nationals and their families255 to 257B
Retired persons of independent means266 to 270
Partners of persons who have or have had limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as retired persons of independent means271 to 273F
Children of persons with limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as retired persons of independent means274 to 276
Long residence276A to 276D
Private life276ADE to 276DH
HM Forces276DI to 276QA
Spouses, civil partners, unmarried or same-sex partners of persons settled or seeking settlement in the United Kingdom in accordance with paragraphs 276E to 276Q (HM Forces rules) or of members of HM Forces who are exempt from immigration control under section 8(4)(a) of the Immigration Act 1971 and have at least 5 years’ continuous service276R to 276W
Children of a parent, parents or a relative settled or seeking settlement in the United Kingdom under paragraphs 276E to 276Q (HM Forces rules) or of members of HM Forces who are exempt from immigration control under section 8(4)(a) of the Immigration Act 1971 and have at least 5 years’ continuous service276X to 276AC
Spouses, civil partners, unmarried or same-sex partners of armed forces members who are exempt from immigration control under section 8(4) of the Immigration Act 1971276AD to 276AF
Children of armed forces members who are exempt from immigration control under Section 8(4) of the Immigration Act 1971276AG to 276AI
Limited leave to enter for relevant Afghan citizens276BA1 to 276BS1
Parent of a Tier 4 (child) student276BT1 to 276BV1
Part 8: Family members (paragraphs A277 to 319Y)
Transitional provisions and interaction between Part 8 and Appendix FM (paragraphs A277 to 319Y)A277 to A281
Spouses and civil partners277 to 289
Victims of domestic violence289A to 289D
Fiance(e)s and proposed civil partners289AA to 295
Unmarried and same-sex partners295AA to 295O
Children296 to 316F
Parents, grandparents and other dependent relatives317 to 319
Family members of relevant points-based system migrants319AA to 319J
Other family members of persons with limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as a refugee or beneficiary of humanitarian protection319L to 319U
Parents, grandparents and other dependent relatives of persons with limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom as a refugee or beneficiary of humanitarian protection319V to 319Y
Part 9 – General grounds for the refusal of entry clearance, leave to enter, leave to remain, variation of leave to enter or remain and curtailment of leave in the United Kingdom (paragraphs A320 to 324)
Refusal of entry clearance or leave to enter the United KingdomA320 to 320
Refusal of leave to enter in relation to a person in possession of an entry clearance321 to 321A
Refusal of variation of leave to enter or remain or curtailment of leave322 to 323C
Crew members324
Part 10: Registration with the police (paragraphs 325 to 326)325 to 326
Part 11: Asylum (paragraphs 326A to 352H)326A to 352H
Part 11A: Temporary Protection (Paragraphs 354 to 356B)354 to 356B
Part 11B: Asylum (Paragraphs 357 to 361)357 to 361
Part 12: Procedure and Rights of appeal (Paragraphs 353 to 353B)353 to 353B
Part 13: Deportation (paragraphs A362 to 400)A362 to 400
Part 14: Stateless persons (Paragraphs 401 to 416)401 to 416
Part 15: Condition to hold an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance certificate417
Appendix 1: DELETED
Appendix 2: Countries or territories whose nationals or citizens are relevant foreign nationals for the purposes of Part 10 of these Rules app 2
Appendix 3: DELETED
Appendix 4: DELETED
Appendix 5: DELETED
Appendix 6: Disciplines for which an Academic Technology Approval Scheme certificate from the Counter-Proliferation Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is required for the purposes of Tier 4 of the Points Based System
Appendix 7 – Statement of Written Terms and Conditions of employment required in paragraphs 159A (v), 159D(iv) and 159EA(iii)
Appendix A: Attributes
Appendix AR
Appendix Armed Forces
Appendix B: English language – English language
Appendix C: Maintenance (funds)
Appendix D: Immigration rules for leave to remain as a Highly Skilled Migrant as at 28 February 2008
Appendix E: Maintenance (funds) for the family of Relevant Points Based Systems Migrants
Appendix F: Archived Immigration Rules
Appendix FM: Family members
Appendix FM-SE: Family members – specified evidence
Appendix G: Countries and territories participating in the Tier 5 Youth mobility scheme and annual allocations of places for 2014
Appendix H: Applicants who are subject to different documentary requirements under Tier 4 of the Points Based System
Appendix I: DELETED
Appendix J: Codes of practice for Tier 2 sponsors, Tier 5 sponsors and employers of work permit holders
Appendix K: Shortage occupation list
Appendix KoLL: Knowledge of language and life
Appendix L: Designated competent body criteria for Tier 1 (Exceptional talent) applications
Appendix M: Sports governing bodies for Tier 2 (Sportsperson) and Tier 5 (Temporary worker – creative and sporting) applications
Appendix N: Approved Tier 5 Government authorised exchange schemes
Appendix O: List of English Language tests that have been assessed as meeting the UK Border Agency’s requirements
Appendix P: Lists of financial institutions that do not satisfactorily verify financial statements, or whose financial statements are accepted
Appendix Q: DELETED
Appendix R: DELETED
Appendix S: DELETED
Appendix T: Tuberculosis screening
Appendix V: Immigration Rules for Visitors