Coming to the UK to get Married

Find out what you need to do if you are coming to the UK to get married. 

Step 1: Check if you need a visa 

Step 2: Apply for a visa 

The visa you need depends on who you are marrying and whether you want to live in the UK after. You can apply for either: 

Or apply for a family permit 

You can apply for a family permit if you are marrying someone who is a citizen of: 
  • an EU country that is not the UK
  • Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland 

Apply for an EEA family permit 

Step 3: Check what you can bring with you 

Step 4: Check what you need to show at the UK border 

Step 5: Get married