Who needs a registration card
You need to have a registration card if you:
start a new job
move to Jersey
What a registration card is
Registration cards have replaced Social Security cards. They show:
- your name
- your Social Security number
- your residential and employment status
- the card's expiry date
They don't have a photograph and you can't use them as identification.
How to get a registration card
To find out how to get a card, visit our how to get a registration card page.
Who to show your registration card to
If you live in Jersey, and you move to a new home that you buy or lease, you'll need to get a registration card and show it to your landlord or lawyer, along with photographic proof of your identity (a passport or driving licence).
If you live in Jersey and you move to new lodgings, ie somewhere that's not a self-contained unit with its own bathroom and kitchen, you won't need a registration card.
However, you'll need to tell the Population Office your new address.
Change of address form
Starting a new job
If you start a new job, you will need a registration card. You must show it to your new employer, along with photographic proof of your identity.
Moving to Jersey
If you move to Jersey, you'll need to get a registration card before you start work or move into a property.
You won't be able to work or buy or lease property without a registration card.
Becoming a Jersey resident
Cost of a registration card
The cost of a registration card depends on your residential and employment status.
You can find out more on our residential statuses and what they mean page.
|Entitled for work||Free|
|Registered or Licensed||£80|