Control of Housing and Work Law Housing Status ( 11.5.0. )
Under the Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) 2012 the system for residential qualification
Four new categories will determine where you can work and live.
Entitled- Someone who has lived in Jersey for ten years, can buy sell or lease
Licensed - Someone who is an "Essential Employee" can buy, sell or lease any
property in their own name provided they retain Licenced status.
Entitled to Work - Someone who has lived in Jersey for a continuous
period of five years immediately before the date of issue of the registration
card, or is married /Civil Partner to someone who is Entitled, Licenced or
Entitled to work. Can buy property with Entitled spouse/civil partner,
can lease "registered" property (new term for unqualified property) as a
main place of residence.
Registered - Someone who does not qualify under the other categories.
Can lease "registered" property as a main place of residence.
Your residential status will be printed on your registration card. To find out if
you need a registration card, see the 'Moving house or job (registration cards)' page.
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