For applications from the United Kingdom/ Isle of Man/ Guernsey where the deceased died without a Will, and was therefore intestate, it is possible to use fast track application for Letters of Administration.
A fast track application for Letters of Administration must be made through a Jersey agent such as Parslows Jersey.
Is Probate required?
Under Jersey law unless a Jersey estate is worth less than £10,000 at the date of death, Jersey Letters of Administration are required to enable the personal representatives to administer the Jersey estate.
Are death duties, estate duty, inheritance tax or capital gains taxes payable in Jersey?
While there are no death duties, estate duty, inheritance tax or capital gains taxes in Jersey, stamp duty is payable.
|Value (at date of death)||Stamp duty|
|£00.00 – £10,000||Nil|
|£10,001 – £20,000||£100|
|£20,001 – £30,000||£150|
|£30,001 – £40,000||£200|
|£40,001 – £50,000||£250|
|£50,001 – £60,000||£300|
|£60,001 – £70,000||£350|
|£70,001 – £80,000||£400|
|£80,001 – £90,000||£450|
|£90,001 – £100,000||£500|
Thereafter, for each £10,000 (or part thereof) add £75.
The Probate Registrar will also levy a flat stamp duty fee on all applications. This is presently £80.
Please also note that the Royal Court Probate Department reserves the right to charge an additional sum of £75.00 for reviewing paperwork pursuant to an application.
Required documents for application
The following documents are required to make a Jersey Letters of Administration application:
To enable us to proceed with the fast track application for Letters of Administration we will require the following confirmations:-
For general advice, assistance or further information on Jersey Probate please do not hesitate to call 630530 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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