If you would like to know more about how Jersey could benefit you, your family and/or your business, see  Why Jersey or contact a member of the team on +44(0)1534 440604 or locatejersey@gov.je

For People Who Value Quality of Life

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Unspoilt, beautiful beaches and rugged coves. Clean and pure sea air. Fabulous restaurants and the highest quality leisure facilities. Jersey is conveniently close to international business centres, but far enough away to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a tranquil and secure location. Moving to Jersey offers a pace of life that gives you and your family the space to thrive and offers an environment where people and businesses flourish.


Mix Business & Pleasure

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With fine dining restaurants, areas of outstanding natural beauty, cliff-top golf courses overlooking Atlantic breakers, living in Jersey offers you a fantastic lifestyle.

Jersey’s business environment is home to some of the world’s leading banks, financial institutions and law firms, and first-class industry contacts and service providers are all within easy reach. With a highly-developed communications network including island-wide 1GB fibre, establish a business in Jersey and you are instantly at the heart of a thriving business centre.

Jersey’s close proximity to France, just 14 miles (20 km) away, and easily visible from the East coast, adds a distinctly European feel to the Island. In keeping with this, it is quite customary for business meetings to take place on balmy afternoons on any one of the Island’s alfresco dining terraces.  Move your business to Jersey and gain all the advantages of an offshore destination, with the practicalities of sharing the same time zone and language as the UK. With the added advantage of independence and the security of swift communications and secure connections with the rest of the world.

It’s the perfect setting for the good life, whether you’re hosting clients or just appreciating the Island’s wealth of natural and business resources.

If you would like to know more about moving your business to Jersey, please see Moving to Jersey with your Business, where you can find out more information on the application and process.


Education in Jersey

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The Island values its children and young people, demonstrated not least by its top class education system.

The Jersey Curriculum is designed to ensure children and young people grow and learn to become well-rounded citizens of the Island and the world, including offering excellent sports and leisure opportunities. The curriculum is based on the National Curriculum in England, and adapted to reflect the Island’s unique heritage and environment, and the needs of the local economy. This includes higher education options including degree level qualifications in a range of subjects including; digital leadership, law, business studies, social sciences and nursing. Fees for the private schools are generally lower than the UK as are the fees for higher education degree courses.

There is an abundance of extra-curricular activities in the Island with everything from dance schools to surf schools and rugby and cricket academies. There are also bands, orchestras and choirs for every musical ability and preference, and fine and dramatic arts groups. For those who prefer less structure, the safe and secure countryside and beaches mean children can play freely in the fresh air.

Jersey offers a work-life balance that means you can be on the beach with your family within minutes of leaving school or the office.  It is the ideal environment in which to enjoy your success and for your family to thrive.

If you would like to know more about schooling on the Island, please see our page, Education in Jersey.


Finding Your Place

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Finding your place in Jersey couldn’t be easier. Although covering an area of just 45 square miles, you will find every property option from contemporary sea view apartments, traditional granite farmhouses to elegant country homes.

The Island values its heritage and prides iteslf on the sensitive integration of beautiful, aged buildings with innovative architectural design, expert building and craftsmanship in every detail.

You will discover that buying property here is quite a rich cultural experience itself! On the day you become the proud owner of your new home in Jersey you will find yourself in the Royal Court, listening to court proceedings in French, and having to raise you right hand to seal the deal!

Jersey really is the perfect environment in which to settle and to call home. If it’s the hustle and bustle of town life, the peacefulness of the countryside, or vibrant sunsets to adorn your sea view, you can find the perfect home.

If you would like to know more about buying or renting property in Jersey please see our page, ‘Finding a Home’.


Healthcare

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Jersey has an excellent health service with highly skilled professionals offering every aspect of healthcare in both a public and private setting. Jersey is not part of the UK, so the healthcare system is not part of the NHS.

GPs are usually able to offer same day appointments, most prescriptions are free of charge, as is hospital treatment and mental health services should these be necessary. If you prefer to access healthcare privately this is also available with private hospital suites for your inpatient needs.

For patients needing urgent treatment that cannot be delivered in Jersey, there are immediate transfers to specialist hospitals in the UK as part of Jersey’s reciprocal health agreement. 

Healthcare providers offer exceptional quality and ease of access including, a rapid response ambulance service, dentists, pharmacists, opticians and therapists offering a wide range of alternative therapies. This excellence in healthcare, combined with the Island’s exceptional work-life balance provides peace of mind for you and your family.

To find out more, please see our page, Healthcare in Jersey.


Peace of Mind

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Finding a jurisdiction that can offer you the very best tax advantages might be one of your reasons for moving, but choosing a location to become your new home is about much more. Roadside honesty boxes brimming full of delicious, locally produced fruit and vegetables and flowers are the clearest indication that the way of life is quite different here in Jersey!

Jersey proudly boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the British Isles making it a safe haven in which your family can grow and thrive. The 12 parishes, with their own distinct regional character and friendly local communities, including a parish honorary police force, certainly contribute to this, providing every opportunity for people to become part of their local community and to enjoy the security and friendships this can bring.

With its culture of safety and privacy, Jersey can offer you peace of mind and offers the ideal location for you and your family to prosper in a beautiful, friendly and very safe location.


Food Lovers Paradise

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Islanders love to eat and with amazing local produce on the doorstep, you will understand why!! Whether it’s an unimaginably huge Jersey Dairy whipped ice cream cone on the beach, cracking a whole crab in one of many seafood restaurants or delicate Jersey new potatoes dripping in butter in a fine dining setting, our local produce is of the highest quality and readily available. A move to Jersey means the freshest produce from land and sea on your plate within minutes. Known internationally for the very beautiful dairy cows adorning the fields, Jersey Royal new potatoes planted on incredibly steep cotils (a steeply sloping field) and varied seafood, the Island is abundant with the highest quality produce. With 52% of the land used for agriculture and with a 12m tidal range, the landscape and seascapes are second to none and give more than a hint that Jersey is a paradise for lovers of food!

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, BBQ or picnic, you can find all the fresh local produce you will need for sale from roadside veg stalls with traditional honesty boxes for payment, the central market and fish market, or in any of the well-known supermarkets we have here.

But it’s not all about the food as the Island also boasts its own vineyards, breweries, distilleries and even tea farms, all putting a unique Jersey touch on their products, including amongst many local wonders, rum infused with seaweed!

Thanks to its abundance of produce and our love for great food, it is no surprise therefore that the Island has over 400 cafes, bars and restaurants making the most of what the Island has to offer, from fine dining restaurants to rustic beach cafes. Your biggest decision will be deciding which to try next!

If you want to know more about food culture in Jersey why don’t you check out our lifestyle blogs.


The Enviable Work-life Balance

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In Jersey you can have a work-life balance that means you can be on the beach with your family or friends within minutes of leaving the office; it’s the ideal environment in which to enjoy and share your success!

With major financial centres only a short flight away, living in Jersey keeps you at the heart of business and world-wide travel networks. With daily flights to international hub airports, there is easy access to the UK, Europe and on to the rest of the world. There is also the added benefit that nowhere in Jersey is far from the airport and with facilities for private aviation, no matter how you choose to fly, you can be home within minutes, ready to slip back into the Island’s relaxed pace of life.

In Jersey no one is ever more than 20 minutes from their workplace and never more than 10 minutes from the beach! The Island’s excellent transport infrastructure, bus service and cycle routes mean you won’t be stuck on a train or be queuing in traffic for hours. The ease of the Jersey commute means you won’t have to miss a dinner or school play again!

With its unique culture, friendly locals, high quality health and leisure facilities, unspoilt beaches, fresh sea air, and being conveniently close to international business centres, moving to Jersey offers a pace of life that gives you and your family space to thrive in a secure, tranquil location.

If you want to know more about the Jersey lifestyle, why don’t you check out our lifestyle blogs.


An Activity a Day

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Find a new lease on life when you move to Jersey! Whatever your style, from fine dining restaurants to beach cafes and everything in between, you’ll find it all here. If golf is your way to unwind, we have 3 championship golf courses almost on your doorstep, and if it’s just wandering in the countryside, you could soon be discovering the abundance of natural treasures right on your doorstep with Jersey’s glorious nature reserves and woodland walks. If you are more of an historian the Island’s castles, museums and ancient monuments will never cease to add something new to your Jersey experience.

In Jersey you will find an activity for every day of the week, and even more! Whether you like to shop and go for a drink in our cosmopolitan centre, or switch the boardroom for a surfboard there’s an activity for you. If you a not so keen on water-sports but a day at the races is more your style, then you will certainly enjoy a day out with your friends at the most southerly race course in British Isles, from where you can look across heather covered cliffs to the other Channel Islands of Guernsey and Sark. With many country roads restricting traffic to just 15 miles an hour, our beautiful lanes are safe for you and your family to enjoy walking, cycling or running and will lead you to some amazing heritage sites including Neolithic ruins and sites revealing evidence of the German occupation during WWII.

Then, at the end of a day of activity, or for those who just prefer a more relaxed pace of life, the warm spring, summer and autumn evenings will always call out for the BBQs to be lit and the parties to begin. Finding one of the Island’s coastal BBQ spots, you will be able to enjoy your food, good wine and the company of your friends and family as you watch the sun setting over the sea.

In Jersey there is always something new to discover and always the opportunity to relax and unwind after any new adventure! Here you can have the lifestyle you dream of.

If you want to know more about the Jersey lifestyle, why don’t you check out our lifestyle blogs.


Jake Shaw

“I love coming home to Jersey from my travels – when a day’s work is finished you are able to spend quality time with your loved ones and it’s almost as if you are on holiday with them! I am greatly looking forward to putting down roots in Jersey with my fiancé and we can’t wait to enjoy our married life on this beautiful and tranquil Island.”

Jake Shaw (Company Director, Euraco Group)