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Visa and passport requirements for visitors

​Travelling from the UK to Jersey

British or European passport / identity card holders

There are no immigration controls between the United Kingdom (UK) and Jersey. This means you do not need to carry your passport or identity card for immigration purposes.

However, we advise that you carry a form of photographic ID as Customs and Immigration or police officers may ask to see photographic ID on arrival in Jersey.

Airlines and ferry companies may also ask to see ID. You must check with them which form of photographic ID they will accept.

Non-EU passport / identity card holders

As long as you are lawfully in the UK and will be travelling according to your immigration permissions, you will not need a separate visa to travel to Jersey.

As there are no immigration controls between Jersey and the UK, you do not need to approach an immigration officer when you arrive in Jersey.

However, we advise that you carry a form of photographic ID. It might also be useful for you to carry a letter from the Home Office confirming your residential status in the UK.

Travelling from mainland Europe to Jersey

British or European passport / identity card holders

All British citizens must show a valid British passport to immigration control on arrival in Jersey.

All European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) nationals must show a valid passport or identity card to immigration control on arrival in Jersey.

You do not need a visa if you are an EU or EEA national.

Non-EU passport holders

All non-European and non-EEA nationals must show a valid passport to immigration control on arrival in Jersey.

You may need a visa depending on your nationality. Please refer to the 'Do I need a visa' link below. You may be refused entry to Jersey if you do not have the necessary visa.

These requirements are applicable to all passengers irrespective of age.

'Do I need a visa?' on UK visas website  



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