About Freedom of Information (FOI)
The Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 is designed to make us more accountable and transparent in the way we operate and make decisions. We are committed to complying with both the letter and the spirit of FOI.
How FOI can help you
Access to information under FOI can:
help to inform you of how the government and public authorities work in Jersey
allow you to take part in debate about issues that may affect you or your family
help you find information to develop ideas or inform your business decisions
Before you start
Follow these three easy steps:
Check that you are not requesting your own personal information
If you are in any way unsure about your request consult our full guide on how to make an FOI request.
Check whether the information you require is already available by other means
Making your request
Under FOI, you must make your request in writing. The easiest way to do this is by filling in our online form.
For information on other ways to make a request please consult our guide on how to make an FOI request.
Complete the FOI form
Who falls under FOI?
The following States of Jersey departments fall under FOI legislation
Chief Minister's Department
- Community & Constitutional Affairs
Department of the Environment
Treasury and Resources Department
Department for Infrastructure
Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture Department
States Assembly (including States Greffe)
Health and Social Services Department
Social Security Department
External Relations Department