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Hello, I am an international student studying in England for the past 2 years and currently on my 3rd year,i met my girlfriend who is a british citizen 2 years ago and we have been together since then.I have plans to marry her and settle down here with her and start a family.I would like to know the procedure and the rules to get married to her.

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
What income does your girlfriend have?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hello,

She is working for an issuance company and earns around 13-14 k a year.Money is not a issue, if i need to meet any financial requirement that would not be a problem.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Which country are you from?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hello,

I am from India.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
You can get married here in the Uk if you wish - but you may have to return to india to obtain Spouse Visa.
You can read more here
https://www.gov.uk/remain-in-uk-family/eligibility
There is a financial requirement and your partner does not earn enough to make it - however it can be supplemented by savings as described here
http://crossborderlegal.co.uk/content/spouse-visa-income-threshold-savings-calculator/
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hello,

Thank you for the information but i have a few doubts when i read through it.Is it possible to apply for a spouse visa on my current visa in England, do i need to go back to india to apply for it?

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
What is your current visa?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

I am on my tier 4 student visa.

Thank you

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Then you can apply here after you are married
Clare
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
I am sorry that you felt that my service was poor which is not necessary for and does not trigger a refund.\i am not sure what further information you are looking for - but if you clarify your query I will be happy to try and assist
Clare
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