Are you asking what you need to do in order for your wife to come here once you are married?
Where are you planning on getting married?
Once you are married she will have to apply for a spouses visa to the British Embassy in the Phillipines.
You will have to show:-
You will need to apply for settlement (ie. spouses visa) by using form FLR (M) Settlement, available for download from UKBA's website. It would be best for either a solicitor in the UK to prepare it in consultation with both you and your wife before submitting it.
You can find Uk immigration solicitors through the following Law Society Website search engine:-
It might be easier to apply for a fiance visa so that she can come here to get married here and then apply for a spouses visa after marriage. If you are rejected then it would be best to be rejected, or so I would think, before you are married rather than after.
Obviously, using public funds is a big no no, but if you want the best possible chance of a sucessful application without the need to appeal then there really is no substitute for instructing an immigration solicitor to do it for you, it will cost £600-1000 +Vat but you would pay more than this if you submitted it yourself, it was then rejected and you then instructed a solicitor to act for you on appeal.
If this has been useful please kindly click accept so that I may be rewarded for my time. It will be gratefully received and you will be free to ask follow up questions.Kind regards,Tom
The UKBA aims to deal with the bulk of applications so that a decision is made within 2-3 months of submission, but it frequently depends on the level of backlog they have at the time the application is made.
The better view is that the UKBA will be receiving more and more applicaitons from now until the new act comes in to force next July, so I would think about doing it as soon as possible. Or at least prepping your application now.
I hope this clarifies, if so please kindly click accept.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).