Our Jersey resident probate specialists provide uncomplicated, knowledgeable advice to help you obtain the Jersey Grant of Probate (or Letters of Administration where there is no Will) and we’re committed to offering a well-organised and sensitive service at all times.

Our probate lawyers have many years of experience, helping people to apply for a Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration.

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Parslows probate solicitors can assist with all aspects of Jersey probate law. Please get in touch and we can talk you through the process.

What documents are required for Jersey Resident Probate?

The following documents are required to make a Jersey resident probate application:

  • Original Will with any Codicils
  • Original death certificate, interim death certificate or letter of fact of death (from the Deputy Viscount)
  • Official confirmation of the value of assets and debts (at date of death)

It should be noted that all probate documentation will be retained permanently by the Probate Registrar in Jersey.

What is the stamp duty payable on a Jersey Resident probate application?

Value of estate 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.

What other information should I be aware of regarding Jersey Probate?

Please note that you are not permitted to administer (i.e transfer sell or use assets) the estate in any way before the Oath of Executor has been sworn.