Can I divorce in UK if I married in Philippines?

Yes. You can still obtain a divorce in England providing that certain criteria regarding domicile or habitual residence are satisfied. … Both you and your spouse were last habitually resident in England and Wales and one of you still reside there.

English courts have jurisdiction to hear a divorce petition if either of the following applies:

A)   If it has jurisdiction under the European Union regulation known as Article 3 of Brussels II

Under Article 3 of Brussels II the English court has jurisdiction if, for the day that the petition is issued, any of the following applies:-

1.    Both you and your spouse are habitually resident in England and Wales.

2.    Both you and your spouse were last habitually resident in England and Wales and one of you still reside there.

3.    Your spouse is habitually resident in England and Wales.

4.    You are habitually resident in England and Wales and has resided here for a year.

5.    You are habitually resident in England and Wales and has resided here for 6 months and are domiciled in England and Wales.

6.    Both you and your spouse are domiciled in England and Wales.

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