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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 applying for a passport guidance notes carefully and follow the instructions before completing your passport application. 

Then you need to:

You may be contacted by a Passport Officer if we need any further documentation.

Apply for a passport

Paper applications

If you would prefer a paper application form email the Passport Office with your name and address and we'll post one to you. 

Return it by post or hand delivery to:

Customer and Local Services Centre
La Motte Street
St Helier
JE4 8PE

You can then pay online with a debit or credit card. 

Pay for your passport: paper applications only 

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Passport fees, processing times and delivery

Supporting documentation

Children registered as a British Citizen

Support documentation:

  • ​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)

Children with at least one parent who was a British citizen at the time of the child's birth and the child has not been registered as a British citizen

Support documentation:

  • ​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)

Children born in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of man to an EU/ EEA national

Support documentation:

  • 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)​
  • additional documentation, depending on the child's date of birth detailed in the following table
​Date of birth
​Additional documents needed if the child was born in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man to an EU/EEA national
Children 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
​Children 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 have a certificate of registration

Support documentation:

  • 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'll need to get your passport application and photo signed by someone 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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