Am italian citizen and my husband is british. we got married in australia, is our marriage recognised in the uk?thanks
HiThanks for your question. Provided the marriage was legally valid in the country in which it took place and that each of you had the mental capacity to get married in the UK if you were here (ie. you understood what you were doing and were not related) then the marriage will be regarded as a legally binding marriage in the UK. Basically if you received a Marriage Certificate from the regional registry office where you married then this is proof of the fact that the marriage is legally binding. If this is the case then the marriage would be recognised in the UK. You would have no problem producing the marriage as proof here in the UK for the purpose the UK Immigration Rules or to prove that you were married so that you can get a divorce in the UK, or simply for the administration of various UK institutions (eg. Local authorities, banks etc). Please remember to RATE my answer OK SERVICE, GOOD SERVICE OR EXCELLENT SERVICE or above if you are satisfied that you have received the correct legal advice (even if it is not the answer you wanted to hear), otherwise I do not receive any credit for answering your question. If you are not willing to rate my answer as OK SERVICE, GOOD SERVICE OR EXCELLENT SERVICE then allow me to assist further by replying asking what clarification you require rather than rating my answer at levels below.If you wish for me to provide you with further guidance on any question you may have in the future then please submit a further question to the board requesting me either by my profile or by marking your question. “FAO Tom”. Kind regards,Tom
Thanks very much - this is the info i needed. Appreciate your help.
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