Marriage Visitor Visa UK

Are you planning to get married or to form a Civil Partnership in the UK? Are you seeking to give notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership in the UK?

If your answer to the above is ‘Yes’, a Marriage Visitor Visa is the perfect Visa category for you!

A Marriage Visitor Visa will allow you to visit the UK for up to 6 months.

What Are The Eligibility Requirements To Apply For A Marriage Visitor Visa?

In order to be eligible for a Marriage Visitor Visa, you must:

  • Be aged 18 or above;
  • Be a genuine visitor who intends to leave the UK at the end of your visit and does not intend to make the UK your main home;
  • Evidence that you genuinely seek to visit the UK to get married or form a civil partnership, or to give notice of such intentions to do so;
  • Not undertake any prohibited activities set out in paragraphs V 4.4 – V 4.6 of Appendix V: Visitor of the Immigration Rules;
  • Have sufficient funds to cover all reasonable costs for the purpose of your visit without accessing public funds. This includes having enough funds to cover the cost of your return or onward journey from the UK.

How Long Can I Stay In The UK On A Marriage Visitor Visa?

If your Application for a Marriage Visitor Visa has been granted, you will be permitted to stay in the UK up to a maximum of 6 months. 

You may apply for permission to extend your stay in the UK if your initial Marriage Visitor Visa was granted for less than 6 months.

Interested To Find Out More?

Our immigration lawyers can work with you throughout the lifecycle of your Marriage Visitor Visa Application, ensuring that you are in a position to successfully satisfy the necessary requirements to get married or form a civil partnership in the UK or to give notice of your intentions to do so.

Garth Coates Solicitors is one of London’s most respected immigration law firms. Our founding partner, Garth Coates, spent many years working in the Home Office as an Immigration Caseworker. This experience has given him a unique understanding of what immigration decision-makers are looking for when approving Visa Applications.

Established in 2008, Garth Coates Solicitors is a leading Immigration Law Firm that can provide professional legal advice to ensure that your Application satisfies the strict requirements of the Immigration Rules

Our team of legal professionals offers comprehensive and considered advice to enable our clients to make informed choices. We strongly believe that our clients deserve the best; we take our responsibilities very seriously to ensure that client satisfaction is achieved by providing a professional yet friendly legal service. We aim to resolve all immigration matters brought to us by working diligently and together with our clients, keeping them informed of the progress of their case at all stages. Our outstanding success rate is maintained thanks to the high standard of our work.

If you would like us to assist you with your Immigration Matter, kindly click here to leave us an Enquiry. Alternatively, we can be reached via telephone at (00 44) (0)20 7799 1600 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (UTC+00.00 London) every Monday to Friday.