Passports

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

Travel to Jersey from the UK

Holders of a British or European passport / identity card.

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

However, due to increased security measures at British ports of entry, we would advise all members of the travelling public to carry a form of photographic ID. If you do not have such documents, it would be wise for you to carry a letter from the Home Office confirming your residential status in the UK.

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.

However, due to increased security measures at British ports of entry, we would advise all members of the travelling public to carry a form of photographic ID. If you do not have such documents, it would be wise for you to carry a letter from the Home Office confirming your residential status in the UK.

Travel to Jersey from mainland Europe

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 an immigration control on arrival in Jersey.

No visas are required for EU and EEA nationals.

Jersey's customs and immigration relationship with the EU

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 an 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.

'Do I need a visa?' on UK visas website

Customs regulations

On re-entering mainland Britain from the Channel Islands, the Customs allowance is:

  • 200 cigarettes OR 100 cigarillos OR 50 cigars OR 350 grams of tobacco
  • 1 litre of distilled beverages or spirits OR 4 litres of sparkling or fortified wines and 4 litres of other wines
  • 60 cc/ml perfume
  • 250 cc/ml eau de toilette
  • £340 worth of other goods

You may bring back any plant material (unless strictly prohibited), provided it was grown in the EC. However, it must be imported as personal baggage, intended for own use (not for trade or business) and be free from signs of pests and disease.

Further information for Visitors to Jersey: http://www.gov.je/Travel/InformationAdvice/Visitors/Pages/index.aspx