Certain nationalities require visas regardless of the purpose of their stay in Jersey. The Jersey visa requirements are the same as the UK visa requirements. You can find out if you need a visa by visiting the UK visas website. Schengen visas are not valid in Jersey.
If you require a visa to enter Jersey, you must apply for it before you travel. To obtain your visa, you should apply to the British Diplomatic Post in the country where you live.
'Do I need a visa?' on Gov.uk website
Visitor requirements for non EU / EEA nationals
There are certain requirements you need to meet in a number of different categories in order to enter Jersey. The most common categories for entering Jersey are as a:
Detailed information on the requirements to be met by visitors to the Island can be found in the Jersey Immigration Rules.
Entry as a general visitor
As a visitor you must show that you:
are genuinely seeking entry as a general visitor for a limited period, as stated by you, not exceeding 6 months or not exceeding 12 months in the case of a person seeking entry to accompany an academic visitor, provided that the visitor accompanying the academic visitor has an entry clearance; and
intend to leave Jersey at the end of the period of the visit as stated by you; and
do not intend to take employment in Jersey; and
do not intend to produce goods or provide services within Jersey, including the selling of goods or services direct to members of the public; and
save for the Jersey Immigration Rules or permitted study, do not intend to undertake a course of study; and
will maintain and accommodate yourself and any dependants adequately out of resources available to you without recourse to public funds or taking employment; or will, with any dependants, be maintained and accommodated adequately by relatives or friends; and
can meet the cost of the return or onward journey; and
are not a child under the age of 18; and
do not intend to do any of the activities precluded by the Jersey Immigration Rules (business visitors, sports visitors, entertainer visitor); and
do not, during your visit, intend to marry or form a civil partnership, or to give notice of marriage or civil partnership; and
do not intend to receive private medical treatment during your visit; and
are not in transit to a country outside the common travel area; and
if seeking leave to enter as a general visitor to take part in archaeological excavations, provide a letter from the director or organiser of the excavation, stating the length of your visit and, where appropriate, what arrangements have been made for your accommodation and maintenance
Entry as a business visitor
As a business visitor to Jersey, you must live and work abroad and have no intention of transferring your base to Jersey, even for a short period of time. The Jersey Immigration Rules on business visitors gives the requirements for entry to Jersey in this category.
Entry as a visitor for the purpose of marriage or to enter into a civil partnership
You will have to meet all of the requirements detailed for entry as a general visitor (see above). However, if you want to visit Jersey to get married or enter into a civil partnership, you will need to show that you:
hold a valid visa for entry in this capacity
intend to give notice of marriage or civil partnership, or marry or form a civil partnership, in Jersey within the period for which entry is sought
can produce satisfactory evidence, if required to do so, of the arrangements for giving notice of marriage or civil partnership, or for your wedding ceremony or civil partnership ceremony to take place, in Jersey during the period for which entry is sought