Relocating to Guernsey
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If you are considering moving to Guernsey there are a number of websites you may find of interest and they can be accessed through the links below.
You can travel to Guernsey by air or sea from a number of UK or European destinations. There are two airlines that fly to Guernsey, Flybe and Aurigny. They both have websites which will give you full details of their timetables and costs www.flybe.com and www.aurigny.com. Condor Ferries provide a link to the UK, France and Jersey and their website address is www.condorferries.com. You can also charter your own jet through www.jetcharters.com
Panoramic photographs showing Island Scenes, including Guernsey’s beautiful coastline, can be found on the Guernsey tourist board gallery, www.visitguernsey.com together with photographs of the other four Islands within the Bailiwick of Guernsey.
Locate Guernsey exists to promote and facilitate the relocation of businesses and individuals to Guernsey. A part of the island's government, the States of Guernsey, Locate Guernsey provides a single contact point that is friendly, confidential and free, for your relocation needs. More information can be found by visiting www.locateguernsey.com
In order to work in Guernsey you will need the local authorities to issue a Right to Work document, which is linked to your housing licence status and more details of this process are given via government website www.gov.gg If you are considering moving to Guernsey from outside of the European Union then a work permit will also need to be issued to allow you to enter the Island. For an overview of the Income Tax structure and Guernsey Taxation in general please visit www.gov.gg/tax.
There are currently a large number of properties available to rent on the Island and a selection of these can be viewed through various Estate Agents. Many of these rental properties are within the Parish of St Peter Port where most offices are based, which makes commuting to work a 10-15 minute journey in peak hour traffic. For a list of Estate Agents please see our Registered Business page.