Before you can legally drive a vehicle on the road you must have a valid driving licence for the category of vehicle you wish to drive.
You must apply for or renew your licence at your parish hall. You will need:
- to complete an application form (available from your parish hall)
- 1 passport sized colour photograph
- the licence fee (£15.00 for a provisional licence or £40.00 for a full licence)
A provisional licence is valid for 6 months from the date of issue. The driving test (at least the theory test) must be attempted during the 6 months validity or the Constable of your parish will normally refuse to issue another provisional until 6 months after the expiry date. It is advisable to book your theory test well in advance to ensure that a test date is available before your provisional licence expires.
To get a full licence, you must pass both a driving theory test and a practical driving test.
Practical driving test for car drivers
Driving theory tests
Countries which have an exchange of licence agreement with Jersey.
A full valid driving licence (not provisional) from the following countries may be surrendered in exchange for a Jersey driving licence (not all categories of licence are exchangeable)
Alderney, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, British Columbia, British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
If you hold a driving licence from a country not listed above, you must pass both a driving theory and a practical Jersey driving test to be granted a full Jersey driving licence.