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Get a passport for your child

Who can apply

You can apply for a child passport if your child is under 16.

You can apply for or renew your child’s passport if they live in Jersey, or were born here and now live in the UK.

A child needs to have their own passport to travel.

Passport fees, processing times and delivery

How to apply

Read the guidance notes carefully and follow the instructions before completing your passport application. 

  1. complete the online passport application form and payment
  2. once you have completed the form you’ll receive a copy of your application by email and your payment receipt (sent to you in a separate e-mail)
  3. print your application and receipt and sign the appropriate box in the application
  4. provide two identical photographs and any required supporting documents
  5. if required, have the application countersigned
  6. the Passport Office is currently closed to the public, please post or hand deliver your application in a sealed envelope to the clearly marked secure mail box, Customer and Local Services Centre, La Motte Street, St Helier, JE4 8PE

Jersey Customs and Immigration Service's privacy policy

You may be contacted by a Passport Officer should any further documentation be required.

Paper copies of the passport application form can be obtained from Parish Halls and Post Offices.

Passport fees, processing times and delivery

Passports for children born to EU/EEA Nationals

You'll need to provide evidence if:

First Child passport
​Support documentation needed
​The child has been registered as a British Citizen
​Any other un-cancelled passports
​Certificate of naturalisation or registration
Grandparents passports or birth certificates (If the applicants grandparent is not from Jersey or doesn't have a Jersey passport or naturalised)
​​At least one of the child's parents was a British citizen at the time of the child's birth and the child has not been registered as a British citizen
​Any other un-cancelled passports
​Full birth or adoption certificate
Parents passports or birth certificates​
Parents marriage or civil partnership certificates​
​Grandparents passports or birth certificates (If the applicants grandparent is not from Jersey or doesn't have a Jersey passport or naturalised)
The child was born in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of man to an EU/ EEA national
​Child's full birth certificate
Mother's passport or ID card​
Father's passport or ID card​
Parent's marriage certificate (only if the child was born before 1 July 2006)​
​The child was born before 1 October 2000
​Evidence that one of the parents was in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man as an EEA national and exercising a treaty right’ (like working, studying or retired, for example) at the time of the child’s birth
​If the child was born on or after 1 October 2000 and before 30 April 2006
Evidence one of the legitimate parents had been given indefinite leave to remain by the Jersey customs and Immigration Service before the child's birth
​Children born on or after 30 April 2006
​Evidence one of the legitimate parents lived for five years continuously in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man as an EEA national ‘exercising a treaty right’, before the child’s birth, if the parent was not contact us for advice on what you'll need to provide
Evidence of the parent's residency​
​Children born outside the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man but has a certificate of registration
​Registration certificate
Passport on which the child entered the UK​

Passport photo

You'll need two identical photos taken within the last month of yourself.

Your application could be delayed or unaccepted if you do not follow the passport photo requirements.

Getting someone to sign your passport photo

You will need to get one of your photos signed by someone else to prove your identity.

Introduction of blue passports

The new blue passport design will be issued later in 2020 to British nationals renewing or applying for a new passport.

The blue passports will be phased in gradually, British passport holders don't need to take any action before their current passport renewal date.

If you renew or apply for a passport between in early 2020, you’ll be issued with either a blue or a burgundy British passport, you will not be able to choose which one you get.

All British passports issued from mid 2020 will be blue.

Islander endorsement

Currently a small percentage of British Islanders, who have no links to the UK, have an Islander Endorsement stamp in their passports. This endorsement restricts the automatic right to live and work in the EU. After 31 December 2020 this endorsement will cease to be added to any new or renewed Jersey variant British passports.

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