Are you allowed to have two wives in UK?
Polygamous marriages may not be performed in the United Kingdom, and if a polygamous marriage is performed, the already-married person may be guilty of the crime of bigamy under the s. 11 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.
How do I bring my second wife to the UK?
While a married man is not allowed to obtain a spouse visa to bring a second wife into Britain, some multiple partners can enter the country via other legal routes such as tourist visas, student visas or work permits.
Can you legally have multiple wives?
All the countries where polygamy is legal. A map, uploaded to Reddit by user lursh123, charts country's legal standing on polygamy – having more than one wife or husband. It shows that polygamy is permitted in countries predominantly in Africa and Asia, including Algeria, Mali, Niger, Saudi Arabia and Iran.
What is it called when you have two wives?
Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, "state of marriage to many spouses") is the practice of marrying multiple spouses. When a man is married to more than one wife at the same time, sociologists call this polygyny. When a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called polyandry.