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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Public Registry services, fees and Stamp Duty

​​Public Registry services

The services of the Public Registry are:

  • maintaining the registre public (public register) of contracts
  • providing certified extracts from the books of the public registry
  • registering and lodging of wills of immovable (real) property
  • registering immovable (real) property and associated contrats (contracts)
  • registering and cancelling judicial hypothecs (reconnaissances)
  • registering powers of attorney

To conduct a search in the Public Registry call +44 (0) 1534 441318 to book an appointment or attend at the main Public Library, which has access to the Public Registry system.​

You can obtain a search for or copy of a contract by using the request form in the link below. The registry make a charge for this service. Details of the charges are contained in the public register search form

Public register search form

Fees and Stamp Duty

Information about the fees and Stamp Duty applied​​ to property transactions can be found within the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998.

If you want to estimate how much Stamp Duty you will need to pay you can use our ready reckoner.

Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 on the Jersey Law website

​​Stamp Duty read​y reckon​er (for basic and reduced rate calculations ​only)

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