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Experience:  PGD Law. 20 years legal profession, 6 as partner in High Street Practice
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Hi, How long would it take and how much would it cost to get

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Hi,


 


We will get married in China and we will leave at 29th April. I'm afraid if I go to the local council to get the certificate of no impediment, it will take a long time.


 


How long would it take and how much would it cost to get a certificate of no impediment?


 

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Stuart J replied 4 years ago.

Any solicitor can let you have this for about £100 if you have something which tells them what it needs to say.





The last client I did one of these for came along with a
document he got from somewhere which said what it needed to confirm.

I did it in the form of a statutory declaration which
cost him about £150 because I did it within 24 hours. He then had to go to
another firm of solicitors to swear on oath and that cost 5 pounds. Make sure
that you get the swearing solicitors official stamp on it.



The hardest part is going to be finding a solicitor who
will deal with it immediately. There is no reason why there should be a delay.
Apart from existing workload.



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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hello,


 


I have a relevant to my previous question. My girlfriend is under the Tier One (Post-Study-Work) visa which will expire next year February. In consideration of her visa changing, is it better if we get married in UK rather than China?

Expert:  Stuart J replied 4 years ago.




I'm sorry but I don't know anything
about visas or work permits so I will open the question for other experts to
consider.

On a practical note, if you are going
to live in the UK it might be an idea to have all the paperwork in English