UK Marriage Visa

The Marriage Visa is for people who are married to or in a civil partnership with a UK citizen or permanent resident. UK citizens and permanent residents are able to apply to sponsor their spouses or partners for a marriage visa.

Dependent children can also be included on Marriage Visa applications.

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Marriage Visa Requirements

  • The sponsor and the applicant must be legally married to each other / in a civil partnership with each other
  • They must have met each other
  • They must intend to live together
  • The applicant must be able to support him/herself, or be supported by their partner, without access to public funds
  • There must be adequate accommodation in place

Conditions of the Marriage Visa

  • Applicants who wish to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) are required to hold the Married Visa for a total of 60 months, with a renewal at 33 months, before they become eligible to apply for ILR.
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