Immigration (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2022

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Immigration (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2022

Official Consolidated Version

This is an official version of consolidated legislation compiled and issued under the authority of the Legislation (Jersey) Law 2021.

 

21.701.20

 

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Immigration (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2022

THE MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS makes this Order under sections 67A, 67B and 67C of the Immigration Act 2014, and under sections 86, 87 and 88 of the Immigration Act 2016, as those provisions are extended to Jersey, with modifications, by the Immigration (Jersey) Order 2021 –

Commencement [see endnotes]

Part 1

Interpretation

1        Interpretation

In this Order –

1971 Act” means the Immigration Act 1971 of the United Kingdom as extended to Jersey, with modifications, by the Immigration (Jersey) Order 2021;

Article 3 or Refugee Convention application” means an application for leave to remain in Jersey made on the basis that the applicant is –

(a)     a person making a claim for asylum which has either not been determined or has been granted;

(b)     a person who has been granted humanitarian protection under the Jersey Immigration Rules;

(c)     a person claiming that, due to an ongoing medical condition, removal from Jersey would be incompatible with Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights;

(d)     a person who is a dependant of a refugee or person granted humanitarian protection under the Jersey Immigration Rules and is applying for leave to remain in Jersey under paragraphs 352A to 352FI of the Jersey Immigration Rules; or

(e)     a child who was born in Jersey to a person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);

claim for asylum” means a claim that it would be contrary to Jersey’s obligations under the United Nations Convention and Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees for the claimant to be removed from, or required to leave, Jersey;

child” means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years;

dependant”, in relation to a person (“P”), means –

(a)     the spouse or civil partner of P;

(b)     a person who has been living with P in a relationship akin to a marriage or civil partnership for at least 2 years; or

(c)     any other person whose entitlement to make an application, for which a fee may be set by this Order, arises from a connection between that person and P;

Jersey Immigration Rules” means the rules, as amended from time to time, made under section 1(4) of the 1971 Act;

leave to remain in Jersey” means leave to remain in Jersey in accordance with the provisions of the 1971 Act or the Jersey Immigration Rules and any subsequent variation of that leave;

passport” means a United Kingdom passport as defined in section 33 of the Immigration Act 1971;

seasonal employment” means employment of limited duration –

(a)     in the agriculture and hospitality sectors;

(b)     on fishing vessels as crew; or

(c)     in the construction industry;

sector-based employment” means employment in the construction industry;

specified human rights application” means an application for limited leave to remain in Jersey under –

(a)     paragraph 276ADE of the Jersey Immigration Rules; or

(b)     any other application other than an Article 3 or Refugee Convention application in which the applicant relies solely or primarily on a claim that to remove the applicant from Jersey or to require the applicant to leave Jersey would be unlawful under Article 7(1) of the Human Rights (Jersey) Law 2000 (public authority not to act contrary to Convention rights).

Part 2

Leave to remain

2        Fees – limited leave to remain

(1)     This Article applies to an application for leave to remain in Jersey for a limited period.

(2)     The fee that must accompany an application is as follows –

Row

Person in respect of whom an application is made

Fee for applicant

Fee for applicant’s dependent

1

student

£490

£490

2

minister of religion

£827

£827

3

investor

£1,884

£1,884

4

person holding a work permit, if the work permit authorises the person’s seasonal employment for a period not exceeding 9 months

£298

n/a

5

person holding a work permit, if the work permit authorises the person’s sector-based employment for a period not exceeding one year (which permit may be extended for a further period)

£298

n/a

6

person holding a work permit under row 5 that is to be or has been extended for a further period

£298

n/a

7

person holding a work permit other than a person mentioned in row 4, 5 or 6

£827

£827

8

person seeking leave to remain for a period of 30 months, under Appendix HK(J) British National (Overseas) to the Jersey Immigration Rules, as a BN(O) Status Holder or a BN(O) Household Member

£180

£180

9

person seeking leave to remain for a period of 5 years, under Appendix HK(J) British National (Overseas) to the Jersey Immigration Rules, as a BN(O) Status Holder or a BN(O) Household Member

£250

£250

10

a person who is not a person mentioned in any of rows 1 – 9

£1,258

n/a[1]

3        Fees – indefinite leave to remain[2]

The fee that must accompany an application for leave to remain in Jersey for an indefinite period is £2,885.

4        Exceptions

No fee need accompany an application under Article 2 or 3 if the application is –

(a)     in respect of an Article 3 or Refugee Convention application;

(b)     made in respect of a victim of domestic violence under paragraph 289A of, or Appendix FM (J) to, the Jersey Immigration Rules where, at the time of making the application, the applicant appears to the Minister to be destitute;

(c)     in respect of a specified human rights application where to require payment of the fee would be incompatible with the applicant’s Convention rights (within the meaning of the Human Rights (Jersey) Law 2000);

(d)     made to an immigration officer on arrival at a port of entry in Jersey in respect of a person seeking variation of leave to remain in Jersey for a period of up to 6 months;

(e)     made for the initial period of limited leave to remain in Jersey as a stateless person (within the meaning of paragraph 401 of the Jersey Immigration Rules), or as the family member of a stateless person, under Part 14 of the Jersey Immigration Rules;

(f)      made in respect of a person who, at the time the application is made, is a child who is being provided with any form of assistance by the States; or

(g)     in respect of an application for leave to remain by an EEA citizen, a family member of an EEA citizen or a family member of a qualifying British citizen under Appendix EU(J) to the Jersey Immigration Rules.

Part 3

Passports

5        Fees payable for passport applications

(1)     This Article applies to an application for a passport.[3]

(2)     The fee that must accompany an application is as follows –

Row

Type of application

Standard fee for applicant aged under 16

Standard fee for applicant aged 16 or over

Express fee for applicant aged under 16

Express fee for applicant aged 16 or over

1

first issue of passport

£69

£100

£135.50

£166.50

2

replace a lost, stolen or damaged passport

£69

£100

£135.50

£166.50

3

replace an expired or expiring passport, or amend an existing passport

£69

£100

£135.50

£166.50

4

extend a restricted validity passport

£69

£100

£135.50

£166.50

5

temporary emergency passport

£100

£100

n/a

n/a

6

temporary emergency passport – out of office hours

£180

£180

n/a

n/a

7

arranging the return of supporting documents accompanying an application for a passport

cost of postage or £5, whichever is the lower

cost of postage or £5, whichever is the lower

cost of postage or £5, whichever is the lower

cost of postage or £5, whichever is the lower.[4]

Part 4

Repeal and final provision

6        [5]

7        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Immigration (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2022 and comes into force on the same day as the Immigration (Jersey) Order 2021.

 

 

 


Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Legislation

Year and No

Commencement

◦Projet No (where applicable)

Immigration (Fees) (Jersey) Order 2022

R&O.45/2022

12 April 2022

 

Immigration (Fees) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2023

R&O.30/2023

1 June 2023

 

Immigration (Fees) (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2023

R&O.84/2023

4 October 2023

 

Immigration (Fees) (Jersey) Amendment Order 2024

R&O.22/2024

1 June 2024

 

◦Projets available at statesassembly.gov.je

Table of Endnote References



[1] Article 2(2)                  table substituted by R&O.84/2023

[2] Article 3                       amended by R&O.84/2023

[3] Article 5(1)                  amended by R&O.30/2023

[4] Article 5(2)                  amended by R&O.30/2023, R&O.22/2024

[5] Article 6                       spent/omitted


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