Jersey Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Jersey Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Jersey, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.

Jersey is not part of the United Kingdom but is an island located on the coast of the British Isles. Jersey has its own culture and unique identity, offering some of the most beautiful coastlines and countryside in the world. Perfect for family holidays or romantic escapes, there are many outdoor activities to do during your stay. More adventurous visitors will relish a chance to visit the Valley Adventure Center or take kayaks along the water. Whether you are making a car along a scenic route with sweeping views of the coast, spending a day on a boat sailing through the fresh salty air, or participating in an evening food experience, a holiday in Jersey will prove wholesome and relaxing.

Make sure you know about Jersey’s medical care and safety and security tips.
A mix of land and sea in Jersey By Andy Hawkins – Flickr: Bonne Nuit Bay, CC BY-SA 2.0,

Recommended travel vaccinations for Jersey

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Jersey

MedicationAdditional Information
Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

Current Weather in Jersey


Medical Care in Jersey

The Jersey General Hospital offers an emergency department and a pharmacy. More serious injuries are illnesses will require evacuation to the UK, so make sure that your insurance policy covers medical repatriation.

You will have access to pharmacies in Jersey, but you should always travel with a well-supplied medical kit and any prescriptions you may require.

If you require an ambulance, dial 999 or 112.

Is Jersey Safe for Travel?

Government information on safety and security is not currently available. While visiting Jersey, make sure you stay safe. Always keep an eye on your belongings and carry a copy of your passport rather than the original. Be wary of tourist traps and take the safest means of transportation possible. Finally, take care of your health by reducing exposure to bacteria and animals or insects.

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Jersey?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements to travel to Jersey. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Embassy of Canada to Jersey information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Embassy to Jersey
There is currently no information on an embassy in Jersey, you may always call the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa in case of embassy related issues.