Using this document the applicant swears an oath that no impediment to their upcoming marriage in Italy exists. The consular officer does not guarantee the contents of this affidavit. It does not confirm that the marriage will be recognised under foreign or UK law. If there are specific concerns relating to the validity of the proposed marriage then legal advice should be sought from a suitably trained lawyer. Nor does it confirm eligibility for entry clearance into the UK as the result of marriage to a British national.