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Registering for tax and getting a tax identification number

​Moving to Jersey for the first time

If you've moved here, you'll need to register as living in Jersey. This process includes tax registration so you don't need to register separately for tax.

Becoming a Jersey resident

Already living in Jersey

If you live in Jersey and already have a social security number, but are not registered for tax, then you will need to register with Revenue Jersey if:

  • you are starting work for the first time
  • you are starting your own business (self-employed, limited company or partnership)
  • you have investment, pension or property income that exceeds your personal tax threshold
  • any other circumstances where you will have a personal income tax liability

Returning to Jersey

If you're returning to Jersey after an extended absence you'll need to re-register using the personal tax registration form to update your details.

Non-residents

If you are non-resident but you have Jersey sources of income (for example employment or property income) on which you are liable to pay Jersey tax, you'll need to register by completing the personal tax registration form.

Personal tax registration form

Complete this form if you're not moving to Jersey for the first time but you need to register for tax.

Download the personal tax registration form

Tax Identification Numbers (TINs)

Once you have successfully registered you will be issued a unique 10 digit Tax Identification Number (TIN).

An introduction to Tax Identification Numbers

Corporate tax registration

Companies are registered by the Jersey Financial Services Commission. This process includes notification to Revenue Jersey who will issue a TIN once you have successfully registered.

Incorporate a company (JFSC website)

Partnership registration

General partnerships

If you have created a general business partnership in Jersey then you will need to register it with Revenue Jersey and let us know the details about the partnership.

Register a general partnership for tax

Other partnerships

If you have set up any other type of partnership then any Jersey resident partners should already be registered for personal tax through the moving to Jersey process or by completing the personal tax registration form.

If you also need to register the partnership for tax, email Revenue Jersey with the information about the partnership.

Charity registration

Your charity must be registered with the Charity Commissioner to be able to claim tax reliefs.

Once you charity has been Registered by the Jersey Charity Commissioner you should email Revenue Jersey with it's name, address and Registered Charity Number to obtain a Tax Identification Number (TIN).

Registering a charity with Revenue Jersey

Foundation registration

Foundations are registered by the Jersey Financial Services Commission. This process includes notification to Revenue Jersey who will issue a TIN once you have successfully registered.

Register a foundation

Clubs, associations and incorporated society registration

If you have set up a club, association or incorporated society please contact Revenue Jersey to find out if you need to register for tax. 

Pension scheme registration

If you're registering and seeking approval of a pension scheme you need to send the information to  listed in appendix 1 of the pension administrator tax guidance notes

Pension administrator information

International Savings Plan registration

If you're registering and seeking approval of an international savings plan you must send Revenue Jersey the information in the prescribed format.

International Savings Plan information


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