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Moving to Jersey

Beauport Bay Jersey

Thinking of moving to Jersey?

Here you can discover all you need to know about moving to the Island and setting up a business

Family, students and domestic workers moving to Jersey

Information for family members of a Jersey resident, domestic workers and students wishing to move to Jersey

Getting a work permit

Find out if you need a work permit to work in Jersey and how to get one if you do

Registration cards and contributions

Find information about getting a registration card if you move house or job, and how employer and employee contributions work

Housing rights and residential statuses

Find out about residential statuses (where you can live), and tenant and landlord rights

Extending your stay in Jersey

Find out if you need permission to extend your stay in Jersey and what you need to do to apply for an extension

Moving or shipping goods to Jersey

You can't bring certain goods into Jersey without a licence or permit: find a list of items you may not be allowed to import

Housing for people with registered status

Find out about accommodation available to people new to Jersey

Moving to Jersey with your motor vehicle

Find out about registering your vehicle if you move to Jersey, and how to find out if you must pay import taxes

Help with childcare costs

Information on the financial help available for childcare costs if you have been in the Island less than 5 years

Moving to Jersey and declaring household goods

If you move to Jersey and bring household goods, you must fill in a form to declare your goods to Customs and claim tax reliefs


Find information on preschools and early learning, school holiday dates, how to find and apply for a school, and more

Doctors' (GPs') fees, prescriptions and health cards

Information about visiting the doctor, having a prescription filled, and getting and using a health card

Inward investment and high value residency (Locate Jersey)

Information for high net worth individuals or businesses considering a move to Jersey

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