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Visa Types & Categories to Apply for Jersey

Visa Types & Categories to Apply for Jersey

For the Jersey Passport and Visa Regulations, please see the UK Visa Policy. Although Jersey is not part of the United Kingdom, British overseas missions process visas on its behalf; the Jersey visitor visa fee is the same as the UK visitor visa fee.  Certain nationalities require visas, irrespective of the purpose of their stay in Jersey. All nationalities will require a visa if they wish to work, study or settle in Jersey.

It means you can apply for a UK visa for traveling to Jersey. There is no separate (individual) visa for Jersey. 

For detailed information about UK visas, you can check UK Visa Policy.

If you already have a valid visa to visit the United Kingdom, you do not need to apply for a separate visa to visit Jersey at the same time.

Holders of a valid visa for the United Kingdom, Jersey, or the Channel Islands may travel freely around the Common Travel Area without the need to apply for a specific visa for Jersey.

Nationals of some countries do not need to apply for entry clearance prior to travel to the Jersey/United Kingdom. Instead, they are assessed at the point of entry to the United Kingdom.

Schengen visas are not valid in Jersey and cannot be issued by the Immigration Office of Jersey.

Please check if you need to apply for entry clearance before you travel.

People who don't need permission for immigration

You don't need an immigration permit to live or work in Jersey if you are:

  • The right of residence of a British or Irish citizen or of a British subject
  • The holder of an EU/EEA passport that holds a permanent or pre-established status
  • Member of the family of an EU/EEA passport holder who holds a permanent or pre-established status
  • Commonwealth citizen admitted on the grounds of ancestry to the United Kingdom
  • Commonwealth citizen with a certificate of entitlement to the right of residence
  • Participant of the Youth Mobility Scheme
  • Non-EU/EEA passport holder who has no restrictions on your stay

 

Traveling to the Channel Islands

The Common Travel Area (CTA) is a long-standing arrangement between the United Kingdom, the Crown Dependencies (Bailiwick of Jersey, Bailiwick of Guernsey, and the Isle of Man), and the Republic of Ireland. Under this agreement, citizens in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland can travel to Jersey and Guernsey without a passport, but you should have a photo ID or proof of UK immigration permits. If you travel to the Channel Islands from outside the United Kingdom, you must show a valid passport.

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FAQ

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Can I travel to Jersey with a UK visa?

Yes, you can travel to Jersey with a UK visa. It means you can apply for a UK visa for traveling to Jersey. There is no separate (individual) visa for Jersey.  For detailed information about UK visas, you can check UK Visa Policy.

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Can I travel to Jersey with a Schengen visa?

No, Schengen visas are not valid for travel to Jersey.

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Can I travel to Jersey with a Canada visa?

No, Canada visas are not valid for travel to Jersey.

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I am a visa-exempted national for Jersey; how long can I stay in Jersey?

Visa-exempted nationals can travel and stay in Jersey for up to 6 months.

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How long my passport must be valid for entering Jersey?

Your passport must be valid until your departure date from Jersey, but it is advisable to possess a passport valid for at least the next six months for avoiding any issues.

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