We can advise and assist you through every step of relocating your business to Jersey from the initial enquiry to support for your application and helping you integrate into your new home through our aftercare services. Browse the information and pages below to find out more about business relocation to Jersey.
About Business Relocation to Jersey
Inward investment into Jersey is a vital contributor to a diverse, innovative and competitive economy. Jersey welcomes applications from high-value low foot print businesses and successful entrepreneurs wishing to move to or expand into Jersey.
Under Jersey law, you must have a business licence to run a business and employ staff in the Island. Normally you need to have to have lived in the Island for more than 5 years and have Entitled for Work status to be able to start a business. However, there may be an exception to this if you can show that your business has significant economic or social value to Jersey (or if the business is specialised and meets a market need). Local legislation or regulatory requirements, business activities, jurisdictions and any other relevant factors will also be taken into account as part of the consideration.
Business tax in Jersey is 0% (except for certain regulated businesses) you can find out more information on business and personal taxes on our page Tax & Contributions in Jersey.
Locate Jersey are on hand to help advise and assist businesses during this process. We can advise on what is needed for your application and can connect you to the right people. We strongly advise you take professional tax advice at the earliest opportunity.
"We were thrilled with how quickly our licence was granted…Our submission to the authorities was given the green light very quickly and we were able to bring these exciting new operations to the Island within a matter of weeks."
Phil Shaw (Director, Think Gaming)
Strategically positioned between the UK and Europe, Jersey opens up a world of connections.
- Enviable quality of life & work-life balance
- Highly regarded & well-regulated international jurisdiction
- Safe, secure community lifestyle
- Low personal & business taxes