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Applying for a Jersey driving licence

​Before you can legally drive a vehicle on the road, you must have a valid driving licence for the category of the vehicle you wish to drive.

If you’re applying for your Jersey driving licence for the first time, you must visit your parish hall. If you’re renewing or replacing an existing licence, you can do it online. You’ll need:

  • to complete an application form (available from your parish hall)
  • one passport sized colour photograph
  • the licence fee (£50 for a full licence and £20 for a provisional licence)
Renew or replace your Jersey driving licence online

Applying for or renewing a driving licence

Using a foreign driving licence in Jersey

If you usually live outside Jersey and you’re staying in Jersey for less than 12 months, you can drive on your own non-Jersey driving licence. 

Anyone who has a foreign driving licence and becomes resident in Jersey or intends to stay for more than 12 months, is required to exchange that foreign driving licence for a Jersey licence.

Below is a list of countries that have an exchange of licence agreement with Jersey. To exchange your foreign licence, you need to visit your local parish hall.

​Countries that have an exchange of licence agreement with Jersey​

Alderney​

Australia​

Austria​

Barbados​

Belgium​

British Virgin Islands​

Croatia​

Cyprus​

Czech Republic​

Denmark​

Falkland Islands​

Finland​

France​

Germany​

Gibraltar​

Guernsey​

Hong Kong​

Iceland​

Republic of Ireland​

Isle of Man

Italy

Latvia

Liechtenstein​

Malta​

Monaco​

Netherlands​

New Zealand​

Norway​

Poland​

Portugal​

Romania​

Singapore​

Switzerland​

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland​


​In addition to the countries listed above, Jersey will also accept the following for exchange​

Andorra​

Bulgaria​

Canada​

Estonia​

Faroe Islands​

Greece​

Hungary​

Japan​

Lithuania​

Luxembourg​

Slovenia​

Slovakia​

Spain​

South Africa​

South Korea​

Sweden​

Zimbabwe​

If you hold a driving licence from a country that isn't listed above, you need to pass a theory and practical driving test in Jersey to be granted a full Jersey driving licence.

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