Marriage visitors visa – get married in the UK

marriage visitors visa

The UK marriage visitors visa application & advice, apply for this type of visa if you would like to marry in the UK on a general visitors visa.


How does the marriage visitors visa work?


  • You intend to marry or form a civil partnership in the UK
  • You intend to give the notice to marry in the UK
  • You are not intending to settle in the UK after you are married or have entered into a civil partnership civil partnership


Further information about applying to marry in the UK can be found at .gov.UK

What else is required :


  • You must intend to visit the UK for less than 6 months
  • You both must be 18 years old or over
  • Both of you should be free to marry
  • Support yourself without recourse to any public funds
  • Meet the cost of the flight home


What can you not do on a marriage visitors visa?


  • You cannot switch to a different type of visa
  • Employment is not allowed
  • No study for more than 30 days


Once you are married can you switch to a settlement visa?


No, you must return to your host country & submit the application there.


How far in advance can we apply for a marriage visitors visa?


You can apply up to 3 months before you intend to travel to the UK.


What’s the cost of the marriage visa?


Current fees are 95.00 GBP, plus the cost of scanning the documents & any courier fees.


What documents must we provide?


  • Completed visa application form
  • Appointment to submit
  • Passport (s)
  • Relationship evidence
  • Partners passport
  • Accommodation in the UK
  • Funds for the trip
  • Evidence you are both free to marry and show the intention to marry whilst in the UK
  • If previously married you must provide for example a decree absolute
  • All documents must be translated into English


The above is general guidance only you can find further advice here


How can we help?


Thai Visa Express is a team of professional immigration consultants who are always ready to assist you with your UK marriage visa application in Thailand. We are regulated by the OISC to give UK immigration advice & assistance, and we specialize in UK visas for Thai nationals. Whether you are applying for a holiday visa for you’re Thai girlfriend, or perhaps looking to bring your Thai partner or wife to your home country on a permanent basis, we can ensure you have a worry-free and cost-effective application if you engage us to process your application. Feel free to contact Thai Visa Express today to find out more.


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