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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

High value residency

Learn about the benefits Jersey has to offer High Value Residents, as well as requirements and the application process

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 (working in Jersey section)

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


Find out how to register with Social Security. Also find out about your social security contribution liability

Registration cards for work and housing

Find out when and why you need a registration card and information about residential statuses

Housing rights and residential statuses (home and community section)

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

Education and schools

Learn about education and schooling in Jersey, including starting school, learning English, and adult education

Medical scheme

Find out about the benefits of a health card and how to get one

Moving or shipping goods to Jersey (travel and transport section)

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 (home and community section)

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 (caring and support section)

Information on the help with 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

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