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Does marrying a British person give you citizenship?

Does marrying a British person give you citizenship?

If you are married to a UK national, you can get British Citizenship by Marriage. Talk to our immigration experts to find out how to apply. Call us on 0333 305 4846 for immediate help & assistance with your situation.

How long do you have to love in the UK to become a citizen?

You can apply for UK citizenship by naturalization after five years of residence in the UK, as long as this includes at least 12 months of either indefinite leave or EU settled status. This can be sooner under certain circumstances, such as if you are married to a British citizen.

What visa do I get if I marry a UK citizen?

Also known as a UK marriage visa, a spouse visa allows married partners of UK citizens to immigrate to the UK because they are married to someone who is ‘settled in the UK’ – i.e. a person who is ordinarily resident in the UK and has no immigration restrictions on how long they can stay in the UK.

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Can I get married in UK with tourist visa?

Coming to the UK to get married When you’re visiting the UK on a standard visitor visa you can’t give notice of a marriage, get married or enter into a civil partnership, you must apply for a marriage visitor visa to be able to do so.

How long does it take to become a British citizen through marriage?

How long does it take to become a British citizen through marriage? In most cases, it will take you at least five years to become a British citizen through marriage as you must have permanent residence before you can apply for British citizenship.

How much is the UK citizenship fee 2020?

6. Applications made in the UK

Fees category Current Fee New fee from 20 February 2020
Global Talent – dependant £608 £608
Naturalisation [footnote 4] £1,330 £1,330
Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens £1,000 £1,000
Nationality registration as a British citizen – adult [footnote 4] £1,206 £1,206