Visit for marriage or civil partnership

Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from visitors for marriage or civil partnership to visit the UK.

This publication was withdrawn on

This document is no longer current.


Visitor for marriage or civil partnership

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it considers applications from a visitor for marriage or civil partnership under paragraphs 56D – 56F of the immigration rules.

Published 27 September 2013
Last updated 27 March 2014 + show all updates
  1. Attachment updated.
  2. First published.