Thanks for your patience.
Is your fiance living and working in the United Kingdom?
Thanks for your question. I will try to help.
You are not really allowed to marry whilst in the UK on a visit visa, so it would be less controversial if you married outside the UK.
Once married you would then have to apply for an EEA family permit in order to allow you to travel to the UK for the purpose of settling here with your then-spouse:
Once you have arrived in the UK you can then apply for an EEA residence card, which confirms your right to stay in the UK to work provided that you remain married to your EEA spouse and that they remain working in the UK.
Your spouse has to be exercising their treaty rights by working in the UK, but income is not as much as an issue as it would be if your spouse were a UK citizen and not an EEa citizen.
If you remain in the UK for 5 years on the residence card with your spouse also working then you can apply for “permanent residence” which is the right to remain permanently in the UK without having to be married to your spouse.
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An EEA family permit takes between 4-8 weeks (but sometimes more up to 6 months).
If you proposed to marry in the UK then you would have had to apply for a marriage visit visa, which is different to a standard visit visa which is what I presume you are currently on:
If you were able to marry on your present visit visa then thsi could cause complications further down the line when you apply for your family permit and/or residence card.
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You apply for it online using the link above then you would have to go to one of the visa applicaiton centres in SA in order to give your further biometric details:
He does not need to be present, he can come back to the UK and carry on working..
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