Citizens Advice Bureau



Work permits, Visas, and Immigration Categories

Extent: Jersey
Updated 14 July 2016

Words you may need to know


Work permit - an official document giving permission to work in the island


Official - approved by a government body, recognised


Permission - allowed to do something


Visas - an official endorsement in a passport authorising the bearer (holder) to enter or leave, and travel in or through, a specific country or region


Endorsement - official approval of something, sometimes a stamp


Immigration - the act of entering a new country to settle permanently


Categories -  a group or set of things, people, or actions that are clubbed together because they are similar



Work permits, Visas, and Immigration Categories


For Visa requirements see

For Work Permits see