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Immigration Rules

A collection of the current Immigration Rules.

The Immigration Rules are some of the most important pieces of legislation that make up the UK’s immigration law. They are updated on a regular basis and all changes can be found in the Immigration Rules: statement of changes.

The rules are divided into different documents. The index page will help you find the part you need.

Last updated 06 April 2014.

Previous versions are available in the Archive: Immigration Rules.

Immigration Rules: Parts 1-14

  1. Immigration Rules: Index

    • 28 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  2. Immigration Rules: introduction

    • 8 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  3. Immigration Rules part 1: leave to enter or stay in the UK

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  4. Immigration Rules part 2: visitors to the UK

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  5. Immigration Rules part 3: students

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  6. Immigration Rules part 4: work experience

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  7. Immigration Rules part 5: working in the UK

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  8. Immigration Rules part 6: self-employment and business people

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  9. Immigration Rules part 6A: the points-based system

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  10. Immigration Rules part 7: other categories

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  11. Immigration Rules part 8: family members

    • 7 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  12. Immigration Rules part 9: grounds for refusal

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  13. Immigration Rules part 10: registering with the police

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  14. Immigration Rules part 11: asylum

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  15. Immigration Rules part 11A: temporary protection

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  16. Immigration Rules part 11B: non-EU asylum applicants

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  17. Immigration Rules part 12: asylum procedure and rights of appeal

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  18. Immigration Rules part 13: deportation

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  19. Immigration Rules part 14: stateless people

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper

Immigration Rules: Appendices

  1. Immigration Rules appendix 1: UK visa requirements

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  2. Immigration Rules appendix 2: police registration

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  3. Immigration Rules appendix 6: academic subjects that need a certificate

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  4. Immigration Rules appendix 7: overseas workers in private households

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  5. Immigration Rules appendix A: attributes

    • 10 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  6. Immigration Rules appendix Armed Forces

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  7. Immigration Rules appendix B: English language

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  8. Immigration Rules appendix C: maintenance funds

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  9. Immigration Rules appendix D: highly skilled migrants

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  10. Immigration Rules appendix E: maintenance funds PBS dependants

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  11. Immigration Rules appendix F: archived Immigration Rules

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  12. Immigration Rules appendix FM: family members

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  13. Immigration Rules appendix FM-SE: family members specified evidence

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  14. Immigration Rules appendix G: Youth Mobility Scheme

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  15. Immigration Rules appendix H: Tier 4 documentary requirements

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  16. Immigration Rules appendix I: pay rules for Tier 2 settlement

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  17. Immigration Rules appendix J: codes of practice for skilled work

    • 10 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  18. Immigration Rules appendix K: shortage occupation list

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  19. Immigration Rules appendix KoLL

    • 10 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  20. Immigration Rules appendix L: Tier 1 competent body criteria

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  21. Immigration Rules appendix M: sports governing bodies

    • 10 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  22. Immigration Rules appendix N: authorised exchange schemes

    • 10 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  23. Immigration Rules appendix O: approved English language tests

    • 24 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  24. Immigration Rules appendix P: lists of financial institutions

    • 6 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  25. Immigration Rules appendix Q: overseas domestic workers in diplomatic households

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper
  26. Immigration Rules appendix R: festivals for entertainer visitors

    • 10 April 2014
    • Policy paper
  27. Immigration Rules appendix T: tuberculosis screening

    • 13 February 2014
    • Policy paper

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