UK Immigration Law
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As an EU citizen if you are in a durable relationship you ought to be able to apply for a residence card for your partner under the Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2006, giving effect to the Citizenship Directive (2004/38/EC) at para. 3(2). A durable relationship is often seen as 2 years. Further information can be obtained on the UK Border Agency website.
So what is the best visa to start with ?
Once she will be in the uk we can get married and then apply for the residence card as you wrote.
She can apply on-line as the partner of someone who has a right to reside who wants to come to the UK for the purpose of getting married.