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I live in the US, my Fiance lives in the UK. We want to get married in the US, and later I want to move to the UK with her. She wants to travel here to get married, and then return to the UK after. I will stay here in the US until I can move over to the UK with her. What are my options? What is the best way to handle this in your opinion?
 

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What is the best way to have her come to the US with the intent on being married visa wise.

Should she come to the US with a visitors visa, tell them that she is going to get married and provide documentation showing she intends to return and hope that they do not turn her away at US customs?

I don't really see the need for a fiance visa as she will not be staying in the US.
 

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What is the best way to have her come to the US with the intent on being married visa wise.

Should she come to the US with a visitors visa, tell them that she is going to get married and provide documentation showing she intends to return and hope that they do not turn her away at US customs?

I don't really see the need for a fiance visa as she will not be staying in the US.
This exactly what she should do. It is perfectly acceptable to get married on a visitor's visa if you don't intend to reside in the US.

US customs is concerned with what she might be bringing into the country, not what she's going to do when she gets there. To get through immigration/border control however, she should come armed with a return ticket and any other proof that she intends to return home like a letter from her employer or school saying when she is expected to return, lease or mortgage or proof of any other obligation she has to return to take care of.
 

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My British fiancé and I got married in California a few days ago. He is visiting this month, and I move to the UK later this year. To get a marriage license in CA you just need proof of ID ( passport is fine ), and pay your fee. They don't care if you live on Mars as long as you have ID to show your full name. You can even get your license and marry on the same day if you wish. It costs $98 for the license and $78 for the ceremony at San Francisco City Hall ( one of the most beautiful buildings to be found anywhere ).
Good luck!
 
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