Coronavirus (Covid-19) Travel Guidance

1. Travel - requirements

  • Ensure you have medical travel insurance in place. 
  • Complete a pre departure registration form.
  • Regions within the UK are now categorised into three bands (Green, Amber and Red) with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving into Jersey.
    • Green -  Day 0, Day 5 and Day 10 PCR tests (if still in Jersey): all passengers have to self-isolate on arrival while waiting the first negative test result. Results are currently expected to be returned within an average of 12 hours.
    • Amber - Day 0, Day 5 and Day 10 PCR tests: Self-isolation until negative test result from your day 5 test.
    • Red - Day 0, Day 5 and Day 10 PCR tests: Self isolation until negative test result from your day 10 test.
  • As part of the Government of Jersey’s Safer Travel Policy, updated 16th January, anyone arriving in Jersey will be classified as Red and will have to isolate until they receive a negative PCR test on Day 10. Guernsey will be classified as Red.
  • To view the most-up-to date list of countries and regions, and their statuses, click here.
  • Agree to a PCR test upon arrival or self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Agree to be contacted by our contact tracing team for the duration of your stay.
  • Adhere to all public health guidance.

2. Prior to departures - procedure

  • Everyone planning to travel to Jersey is required to complete an online registration form before departure. Please click here.
  • Disclose all countries and regions visited, other than country of departure, within 14 days of your arrival into Jersey. For more information on declaring travel history, please click here
  • Ensure you have medical travel insurance.

3. Airport and harbour - upon arrival

  • All arrivals must comply with the precautionary measures applied in Jersey airport (wearing masks, maintaining 1m social distance and washing hands regularly).
  • Visitors will undergo PCR testing on arrival in Jersey; visitors must self-isolate while waiting the first negative test result. From this date, results are expected to be returned within 12 hours.
  • Visitors must also be available to the Contact Tracing Team and follow Public Health guidance for the duration of their stay in Jersey. 

4. Visitors - testing

  • Anyone testing positive must self-isolate for 14 days. Our Contact Tracing Team will support you and talk you through the self-isolation process.
  • If help is needed, the Government of Jersey will ensure that adequate accommodation will be provided.

What is Jersey doing to keep visitors safe?

When the time is right for us to welcome you back to our beautiful island, our tourism industry including hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, bars and visitor attractions are committed to ensuring you have the safest break possible. From the moment you arrive at the airport to when you check into your hotel, whether you take a relaxing boat trip, explore our many heritage experiences or have a relaxing day at the beach, Jersey tourism businesses will ensure your wellbeing is safeguarded every step of the way.

If you'd like to discuss the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Travel Guidance with the team at Visit Jersey are here and ready so please just get in touch anytime.

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