1. Overview of Marriage Visa:
You can apply for a Marriage Visitor visa if:
♦ You want to get married in the UK
♦ You want to give notice of a marriage in UK
♦ You are not planning to stay or settle in the UK after your marriage.
2. Eligibility for Marriage Visa
♦ You must be 18+ Years of age.
♦ You must be free to give notice of marriage, to marry in the UK within 6 months of your arrival.
♦ You must in a Genuine Relationship.
♦ You must be visiting the UK for less than 6 Months.
♦ You will leave the Uk after 6 Months.
♦ You must be able to Support Yourself without working or help from public funds, or that you can be supported and housed by relatives or friends
♦ You must be able to meet the Cost of the Return or onward Journey.
♦ You must not in transit to a country outside the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands
♦ Valid Passport.
♦ Back Statements of last 6 Months.
♦ Documents about your Future Residence.
You can also supply the following to support your application:
♦ Details of the marriage and proof that you have paid money for some of its costs
♦ Proof that you have given notification of marriage to the register office in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland
If you have been married before, you’ll need to show proof that you’re free to marry or enter into a civil partnership again, example :
♦ Death certificate of a previous partner
Note: You will need to provide a certified translation of any documents that aren’t in English or Welsh.
Read the guide for a full list of documents you can provide.
You may need to provide additional documents depending on your circumstances.
4. Processing Time:
♦ You can apply for a visa up to 3 months before your date of travel to the UK.
♦ You should get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks.
5. Fees for Marriage Visa of UK
6. Staying Duration on Marriage Visa:
7. What you can and can’t do
You can use this visa to marry or enter into a civil partnership in the UK:
within 6 months of your arrival
in any location licensed for this purpose
♦ Get Public Funds
♦ Bring in family members (‘dependents’) – they must apply separately
♦ Live in the UK for extended periods through frequent visits
♦ Extend your visa or switch to another visa
♦ Work or carry out any business
♦ Do a course of study
♦ Come to the UK specifically for private medical treatment
8. Apply Now: