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Immigration Rules on EIN index page

Immigration Rules: Index

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The rules are divided into different documents. The index page will help you find the part you need.

Immigration Rules: introduction

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This contains an explanation of who’s covered by the Immigration Rules, dates of effect and definitions/interpretations of the terms used.

Immigration Rules part 4: work experience

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: 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).

Immigration Rules Appendix E

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: Appendix E applies only to applications as a dependent partner or dependent child of a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) Migrant

Immigration Rules Appendix Graduate

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This route is for a Student in the UK who wants to work, or look for work, following the successful completion of an eligible course of study at UK bachelor’s degree-level or above. The study must have been with a higher education provider with a track record of compliance.

Immigration Rules Appendix Skilled Worker

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Skilled Worker route is for employers to recruit people to work in the UK, including in UK waters, in a specific job. A Skilled Worker must have a job offer in an eligible skilled occupation from a Home Office-approved sponsor.

Immigration Rules Appendix Global Business Mobility routes

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Global Business Mobility routes are for workers based outside the UK who are undertaking a temporary work assignment in the UK as a Senior or Specialist Worker, Graduate Trainee, UK Expansion Worker, Service Supplier or Secondment Worker.

Immigration Rules Appendix Global Talent

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Global Talent route is for people aged 18 or over in the field of science, engineering, humanities, social science, medicine, digital technology or arts and culture who can show they have exceptional talent or exceptional promise.

Immigration Rules Appendix Start-up

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Start-up route is for a person seeking to establish a business in the UK for the first time. From 13 April 2023 this route is only available to those who hold a valid Start-up endorsement issued before the 13 April 2023. From 13 July 2023 the Start-up route will be closed to all new applications.

Immigration Rules Appendix International Sportsperson

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The International Sportsperson route is for an elite sportsperson or qualified sports coach who is internationally established and can make a significant contribution to the development of their sport at its highest level in the UK.

Immigration Rules Appendix Youth Mobility Scheme

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Youth Mobility Scheme provides a cultural exchange programme that allows a person aged between 18 and 30 (or 18-35 for some nationalities), from participating countries and territories, to experience life in the UK for up to 2 years (or 3 years for some nationalities).

Immigration Rules Appendix Temporary Work – Religious Worker

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Religious Worker route is for a person who wants to support the activities of religious institutions in the UK by conducting religious work such as working in a religious order or undertaking non-pastoral work for a religious organisation.

Immigration Rules Appendix Temporary Work - International Agreement

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The International Agreement route is for a person who wants to come to the UK to provide a service covered under international law, such as private servants in diplomatic households, or employees of overseas governments and international organisations.

Immigration Rules Appendix Creative Worker Codes of Practice

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: Where a person is applying under Appendix Temporary Work – Creative Worker, as a creative worker, operating in dance, theatre, film and television, or as a model in the fashion industry, their sponsor must follow the relevant code of practice specified below and comply with the other requirements.

Immigration Rules Appendix Service Providers from Switzerland

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Service Providers from Switzerland route allows eligible employers, companies or self- employed individuals to execute contracts with a party based in the UK for a period not exceeding 90 days per calendar year.

Immigration Rules Appendix Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP)

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This route is for Afghan citizens and their dependent family members to relocate to, or settle in, the UK where the Ministry of Defence has decided they meet the requirements for relocation to the UK as an eligible Afghan citizen under the ARAP (“the ARAP eligibility decision”).

Immigration Rules Appendix Adult Dependent Relative

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Adult Dependent Relative route is for a person aged 18 or over who is sponsored by a relative in the UK (who must be a British Citizen, settled in the UK, have protection status or be a specified EEA national who has permission under Appendix EU) and where the sponsor is able to maintain, accommodate and care for the applicant without reliance on public funds.

Immigration Rules Appendix Private Life

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: The Private Life route is for a person seeking permission to stay in the UK on the basis they have developed a Private Life in the UK.

Immigration Rules Appendix Settlement Family Life

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This route is for a person who has permission to stay as a partner or parent (or has had a combination of the two) under Appendix FM, and who is eligible to settle in the UK after a qualifying period of 10 years.

Immigration Rules Appendix KOL UK

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This Appendix sets out how the Knowledge of Life in the UK requirement is met by a person applying for settlement.

Immigration Rules Appendix Returning Resident

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This route is for a ‘Returning Resident’, which means a person who previously had indefinite permission to enter or stay (settlement) in the UK which has now lapsed and who now wants to return to and settle in the UK.

Immigration Rules Appendix Statelessness

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This route is for a person in the UK who has no nationality and so is stateless, and is unable to become, or obtain a status leading to becoming, a permanent resident of another country.

Immigration Rules Appendix Tuberculosis (TB)

GOV.UK Immigration Rules on EIN: This appendix sets out when a person is required to provide a valid TB certificate with their application for entry clearance and the requirements for a TB certificate to be valid.