Control of Housing and Work Law

6.1.0.L2 Updated on:27 October 2021

Residential Status and Work entitlement

 

Residential Status

Definition

Work

Entitled

Someone who has lived in Jersey for 10 years or more Can work anywhere and the Employer does not need a licence to employ you

Licenced

Someone who is an essential employee The Employer needs a licence to employ a licenced person

Entitled to Work

Someone who has lived in Jersey for five years without a break directly before the card is issued, or is married or is a civil partner to someone who is “Entitled” or “Licenced” or “Entitled to Work” Can work anywhere and the Employer does not need a licence to employ you

Registered

Someone who does not fall into the other groups An Employer needs a licence to employ a “registered” person