Apply for UK Marriage Visitor Visa to get married in UK, Cost, Requirements

Marriage Visitor Visa- Get married to a British Citizen in the United Kingdom

What is Marriage Visitor Visa for UK?

If you like to sponsor your partner to come to UK and get married in the UK then this visa is for your fiance. Your partner can,t continue to stay in UK after getting married. Marriage Visitor Visa is a temporary short term visa, valid for 6 months and you must leave UK before end of your visa. If you partner would like to stay in the UK after getting married then should apply for Fiance Visa. In Fiance visa, they can make an application to switch from fiance visa to spouse visa on getting married. The partner or spouse or Fiance visa or unmarried civil partner are the visa routes which leads to settlement and British citizenship.

Verify our Registration on the UK Government website. We are Regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC, Home Office, UK). Registration Number: F201100207.

Our Services, Book Online

ServiceDescriptionFixed Fees
Book Full Application Preparation & Submission Service Comprehensive service. All work covered from start to the end. No VAT, no hidden charges. Allocated caseworker. The Fees is for the first applicant. Additional Dependant/ Family Member applying at same time pay discounted fee.

 Full advice about all queries related to visa application
 List of documents for your immigration application
 Full prepare and complete the application form
 Pay visa fees and other applicable fees on your behalf – Of course you will reimburse us for any disbursements
 Submit the application form and application as registered immigration representative
 Upload all the documents or submit to the Home Office by post
 Book Bio-metrics appointment to capture your fingerprints and photo at one of the visa application centre
 Continuous advice from the day one until a decision is made by the embassy or Home Office

Immigration Home Survey Report (the report) is not included in this fees. Our fee covered all the work except The Report. Some people choose not have Home Survey Report, though we recommend to have one. Details of Home Survey Report.

What are the immigration rules for the Marriage Visitor Visa?

The purpose of this visa is to get married or register a civil partnership in UK within 6 months of the visa duration. You can also give notice of marriage on this visa. The applicants should only use Licenced Venues to get married in the UK. The applicants are not required to provide negative a TB Test report in marriage visitor visa. Nor they have to pay National Health Surcharge (NHS) compared to the Spouse Visa in which it is mandatory. Switching to any other visa is not allowed. The applicant need to prove that they have sufficient accommodation while they stay in the UK. Also, availability of funds and income documents are required as part of the application.

Key facts, processing times

Visa Validity6 Months
Processing time outside UK6-8 Weeks
Super Priority Service outside UK £573 (In addition to Visa Fees £95)2-4 Weeks

Home Office and Embassy Fees: Costs of Visa Application

Marriage Visit Visa- UKOutside UK (GBP)
Home Office Application Fee115
NHS Health SurchargeN/A
Biometric FeeN/A
Biometric Appointment Fee 0-120
Total (without appointment fee)£115*
*While making application from outside UK, the fee is paid in local currency. In that case, banks normally charge a currency conversion fee which is in addition to the Home Office Fee. Home Office also charge high rate for the fee when showing fee in local curreny or GBP, Euro or USD. For an application made on 7 June 2022 for 6 months visa, the actual cost was £108.10.

Application Form

The Application for VAF1A is used to make Fiance Visa application. The paper applications are normally not allowed, all applications for Fiance Visa to get married in the UK must be made online.

List of Required Documents

  • This is a general list of documents for UK Marriage visitor visa. We provide list of documents as a part of Full Application Preparation Service for UK Marriage Visitor Visa.
    • Passport or Travel Document
    • Evidence of relationship
    • Proof of Income such as salary slips, letter from employer, tax returns
    • Documents to prove savings
    • Evidence for the arrangements of the marriage in the UK
    • Booking details of a Registered Venue

Service suitability

The purpose of the UK Marriage Visit Visa is to apply for temporary short term visa with the intention to get married in the UK within 6 months i.e. Validity of the Visa. Switching to other visas such as Partner Visa (Spouse Visa) is not allowed.

Other ways to Book UK Visa Services with ZR Visas, UK

You can book a service online by following the above links. Alternatively please provide us with your full name, full address, email address and contact number, we will book service for you-
By phone: UK +44 1782 977 899
By email:
WhatsApp/ Text Message Only: UK +447944132344

FAQs for Marriage Visitor Visa

Can I come to UK on the marriage visitor visa to get married to my partner in the UK and then switich to partner visa without leaving UK?

Marriage visitor visa rules do not allow the visa category to change to a UK spouse Visa or UK fiance visa. You will have to leave the country to make a visa application from your country of residence or nationality for a spouse visa or dependent visa. 

Is it possible to switch from a marriage visitor visa to a UK spouse visa?

No, to switch to spouse visa from marriage visitor visa or visitor visa, you can can not make switching application without leaving UK. You can only make spouse visa application from outside UK unless you are in the UK on long term visa category (not UK visit visa).

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