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 informationIf 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