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Hi, thank you for your enquiry and your patience. To get married in the UK she will need to come on either the marriage visitor visa or on the fiance visa. You will need to show in both as a minimum that you have been together in a relationship for at least 2 years and that your relationship is genuine. The marriage visitor visa will give her 6 months to come to the UK to give notice at a designated registrar's office and to get married. She would need to return home before end of 6 months and because she will be your wife by then she will be able to return to join you on a spousal visa. Marriage visitor visa needs you in addition to show that she will be accommodated and maintained in the UK without causing overcrowding and without recourse to public funds. If you are sponsoring the visit fully, your proof of income for the 6 months leading up to the application will need to be attached to the application - bank statements and your pension payments. You will need to provide copy of your title deeds or tenancy agreement. Although you may be funding the whole visit the home office will wants to know that she has a reason to go back home and that she also has her own source of income back home so her bank statements, proof of accommodation, letter from employer and wage slips if in employment will be required.
If on the other hand she comes as a fiance she will initially get 6 months to get married however this time she does not need to go back home at 6 months she can apply for the spousal visa from inside the UK. What stops people on this fiance visa is the minimum financial requirement so you will need to show that you have gross income of at least £18,600.00 per annum, You are also able to use savings to contribute to this minimum income.
The applications are done on line therefore when ready to make the application you will be able to google apply for fiance visa or apply for marriage visitor visa and you will be taken to the relevant government website.
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