The FCO in Taiwan has details of what your son requires in order to marry in Taiwan. Here is the link:-
If you have any further questions you can give them a telephone call.
If you son marries in Taiwan then they will at that point be married. I assume that the civil ceremony planned here is a form of renewal of nuptials for family and friends here.
This being the case once they are married she will not be permitted to travel here and reside without first having applied for an received a spouses visa. They will have to show
- 1. That they are legally married to each other (marriage certificate)
- 2. That they have met before (statements, correspondence)
- 3. Your son is present and settled in the UK (eg. Passport, proof of accommodation)
- 4. They intend to live permanently together here in the UK as husband and wife (statements, evidence of her (statements, correspondence(
- 5. They can support each other without t he need for public funds (bank statements, evidence of income)
- 6. They have suitable accommodation which is owned or lived in only by you or your household and where they can live without any help from public funds (tenancy agreement, land registry docs if you your own home)
- 7. That neither of you are younger than 21 years of age. (birth certificates, passports)
You will need to apply for settlement (ie. spouses visa) by using form VAF4 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 of them. They will charge around £750-1000+vat for preparing it.
They can find Uk immigration solicitors through the following Law Society Website search engine:-
She will also have to pass an English language test to show that she has a basic command of spoken and listening English. She can contact the British Embassy in Taiwan for details for approved test providers.
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