Applying for a Jersey driving licence
Before you can legally drive a vehicle on the road, you need to have a valid driving licence for the category of the vehicle you want 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:
Renew or replace your Jersey driving licence online
Applying for or renewing a driving licence
- 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)
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.
British Virgin Islands
Republic of Ireland
Isle of Man
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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.