The couple have already spent over £7,000 on the wedding and are distraught that they may now have to cancel it.Their legal team is set to lodge an application for leave to apply for a judicial review in Belfast High Court.Still keeping up with those New Year’s resolutions to eat healthy?
The couple believed their application would be approved as they met all the requirements.
Ms Takeoka (32) is an artist who ran art groups with L'Arche.
Her own work has been exhibited in venues across Belfast, including the Engine Room Gallery, Waterfront Hall and Crescent Arts Centre.
They also paid £500 for their application to be fast-tracked to be doubly safe.
The became concerned when they hadn't heard anything by mid-August.