Buy a Jersey driving licence

Applying for or renewing a driving licence

How to apply for or renew a driving lice​nce​ 

​Buy a Jersey driving licence, Before you can legally drive a ​​vehicle on the road, you must have a valid driving licence for the category of vehicle you wish to drive.​

​You must apply for your licence at your parish hall. If you need to renew or replace it, you can do it online. You will need:

  • ​to complete an application form (available from your parish hall)
  • one passport sized colour photograph
  • the licence fee (£610 for a full licence)

A provisional licence is valid for six months from the date of issue. The driving test (or at least a theory test) must be attempted during the six months’ validity or the Constable of your parish will normally refuse to issue another provisional until six months after the expiry date.

You should book your theory test well in advance to ensure that a test date is available before your provisional licence expires.

​To get a full licence, you must pass both a driving theory test and a practical driving test.

My parish online website

Practical driving test for car drivers​ 

Driving theory tests​

Using a foreign driving licence in Jersey

A full valid driving licence (not a provisional) from the list of countries below may be exchanged for a Jersey driving licence (not all categories of licence are exchangeable). 

Any person who becomes resident in Jersey and who has a foreign driving licence is required to exchange that foreign driving licence for a Jersey licence.

Article 2 of the Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Jersey) Regulations 1958 states that a person who is resident outside of Jersey, but is temporarily in the Island and holds a domestic driving permit issued in a country outside of the Island may, during a period of 12 months from the date of his last entry into the Island, drive and be employed to drive a motor vehicle of any class or description for which he is authorised.

Buy GBR, Jersey, Guernsey, IOM, Gibraltar driving licences. If you are a visitor or resident in Northern Ireland (NI) and still have a driving licence issued in the country.

If you are a visitor or resident in Northern Ireland (NI) and still have a driving licence issued in the country you have come from, you can buy or exchange your foreign driving licence for just 610 pounds.

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