Passports and immigration

Entry conditions for visitors entering from the UK

Due to increased security measures at British ports of entry, you should always carry a form of photographic ID with you when you travel. If you do not have a form of photographic ID, it would be wise for you to carry a letter from the Home Office confirming your residential status in the UK.

Immigration controls for holders of a British or European passport / identity card

There are no immigration controls between the United Kingdom (UK) and Jersey, so there is no immigration requirement for you to carry your passport or identity card.

Immigration controls for holders of a passport / identity card from a country outside the EU

Provided that you are lawfully in the UK and will be travelling within the validity of your immigration permission, you will not require a separate visa to travel to Jersey.

As there are no immigration controls between Jersey and the UK, you will not be required to present yourself to an immigration officer on arrival in the Island.

Entry conditions for visitors entering from mainland Europe

Immigration controls for holders of a British or European passport / identity card

All European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) nationals must present a valid passport or identity card at immigration control on arrival in Jersey.

No visas are required for EU and EEA nationals.

Immigration controls for holders of a passport / identity card from a country outside the EU

All non-European and non-EEA nationals must present a valid passport at immigration control on arrival in Jersey.

You must ensure that you have been issued with the necessary visa before you travel to Jersey or you may be refused entry to Jersey.