With advice and assistance tailored to each individual situation and swift communications you can be confident that the process of moving to Jersey will be as smooth as possible.

If you would like to know more about the criteria for the HVR programme please see The Criteria for High Value Residency.

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Get in touch with Locate Jersey

Firstly, we recommend that interested High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) contact Locate Jersey for a confidential, no-obligation discussion about moving to Jersey. Director of High Value Residency, Kevin Lemasney is on hand to help. He can be contacted via email at k.lemasney@gov.je or by phone +44(0)7797 783457. Alternatively, you can contact us via your intermediary.

If you would like to know more about the criteria for the HVR programme please see The Criteria for High Value Residency.

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Review meeting

Next: Complete and return the following documents before your review meeting. This will help us to better understand your specific circumstances. These can be downloaded and emailed directly to k.lemasney@gov.je or simply follow the process indicated on the individual forms.

Once we have your documents you can get advice and assistance tailored to your individual circumstances in a one-to-one review meeting.

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Submitting your application

Once you’re happy Jersey is the right place for you and you can meet the requirements, Locate Jersey can assist you with preparing the documents required for your application. Your application dossier should then be submitted directly, or preferably through an intermediary, to Locate Jersey.

To find out what information is required in your application, please see What Information is Required in your HVR Application.

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Approval process

Once we receive your application, Locate Jersey will carry out due diligence on your application. We then pass this on to the Comptroller of Taxes who will also review your application.

The final decision is then taken by the Government of Jersey’s ‘Housing and Work Advisory Group’ (HAWAG).

If no further detail is required at either stage, the decision is communicated back to Locate Jersey.

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Confirmation

Locate Jersey will then send you a confirmation letter of the decision.

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What's next?

If your application is approved, Locate Jersey will provide aftercare and advice as you move to Jersey, with access to networking events and other opportunities to develop your contact base in the Island.

You are now free to rent or purchase a qualified property in Jersey of the appropriate value. You will also need to register with Income and Tax Social Security and obtain your Jersey ‘Registration Card’.

Download the application form here

See Practical Information for Moving to Jersey to find out what you should do when you first arrive in the Island.

Downloads Social Security and Registration Card Application Form

How Long Will It Take?

If all the information required for the application dossier is in order, this process can take on average as little as 2 weeks.

Useful Links


For more information about moving to and living in Jersey see ‘Living & Working in Jersey’. Practical Information For Moving to Jersey offers a useful guide on the first things you should do when you first arrive on the Island. 

If you would like to know about moving your business to Jersey visit ‘Moving to Jersey with your Business’. Alternatively you can contact a member of the team. 

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