If you intend to relocate to the UK to begin a new life with your UK-based partner, you could be eligible for a Marriage Visitor Visa. The Marriage Visitor Visa is designed to enable non UK nationals to enter the UK to marry/enter into a civil partnership with their UK-based partner, and to begin a new life here.
You must apply for a Marriage Visitor visa if:
You must provide a passport or travel document. Your passport should be valid for the whole of your stay in the UK and contain a blank page for your visa.
You can supply the following to support your application:
You’ll need to provide a certified translation of any documents that are not in English or Welsh.
You must prove that:
What you can and cannot do
You will not need a Marriage Visitor visa if you come to the UK on or before 30 June 2021.
If you come to the UK from 1 July 2021 you’ll need to apply for a visa, unless one of the following applies:
Read the guidance for more information about what you can and cannot do with a Marriage Visitor visa.
You can use this visa to visit the UK for up to 6 months.
You’ll need to show proof that you’re free to marry or enter into a civil partnership again, for example a:
Your partner must apply for their own Marriage Visitor visa and pay the fee if you both need one. Your child will need to apply as a standard visitor if they need a visa.
You can apply on behalf of your partner and child, if they cannot apply for themselves.