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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.

It costs £46 to apply, you should receive your passport in six weeks. If you need the passport urgently then the express service costs £84.50 and takes eight working days.

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.

How to apply

You can get a new passport for your child or renew one with the application form from:

Someone with parental responsible must sign the form. If your child is 12 or over they'll need to also sign section 7 as well.

You will need to provide:

Once you have completed the form you'll need to print it off and hand it in or send it to us at:

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

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.

How to pay

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Cash
  • Cheque payable to 'Treasurer of the States' (not accepted for express service)

If you apply by post you should fill in the payment slip found on the last page of the guidance notes.

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