MARRIAGE VISITOR VISA

 

Applicants must apply for a Marriage Visitor Visa if they want to get married, register for a civil partnership in the UK or want to give notice of a marriage or civil partnership in the UK.

This visa would be perfect for applicants with a specific desire to get married in a romantic Scottish castle! Both parties to the marriage are required to leave the UK at the end of their visa.

Marriage Visitor Visa Basic Requirements

To qualify for a Marriage Visitor Visa, the following requirements must be met.

  • Applicants must be 18 years or over
  • Applicants must be in a genuine relationship
  • Applicants must be free to give notice of marriage or enter into a civil partnership in the UK within 6 months or arrival
  • Applicants must be able to support themselves without working or recourse to public funds
  • Applicants must intend to visit the UK for less than 6 months and intend to leave at the end of their visit
  • Applicants must be able to meet the cost of return or onward journey

Marriage Visitor Visa Entitlements

This visa entitles holders to visit the UK for up to a maximum of six (6) months allowing them to marry or enter into a civil partnership in the UK during the six (6) month period.