201. Variation of leave to remain.

Limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom1 may be varied by extending or restricting its duration, or by adding, varying or removing conditions, or by removing the time limit (whereupon any conditions attached to the leave cease to apply)2. The specific requirements for such a variation to be granted are set out in the Immigration Rules in relation to each category in which persons may be admitted to the United Kingdom3.

A person arriving in the United Kingdom with leave to enter or remain which is in force and was given to him before his arrival may