• Jersey International Trust

  • Legal Framework

    Trusts in Jersey are governed by the Trusts (Jersey) Law 1984.

  • Registration Requirements

    There is no requirement for trusts in Jersey to be registered.

  • Settlor

    The Settlor does not need to be a permanent resident of Jersey.

  • Beneficiary

    The Beneficiary does not need to be a permanent resident of Jersey.

  • Trustee

    There is no requirement for the Trustee to be permanent resident in Jersey.

  • Protector

    The appointment of a Protector is optional.

  • Perpetuity Period

    There is no maximum duration for trusts in Jersey.

  • Property

    The property of a trust in Jersey should not include immovable property situated in Jersey or shares in a company owning immovable property situated in Jersey.

  • Confidentiality

    Jersey provides confidentiality, which is enhanced by the fact that there are no registration requirements and therefore the details of the Settlor and Beneficiaries are not disclosed to any person other than the Trustee.

  • Taxation

    A trust in Jersey is not subject to taxation in Jersey if its beneficiaries are non-Jersey residents and provided that the trust's income arises outside Jersey.

    The income of the foreign beneficiaries from a Jersey trust is not subject to any form of taxation in Jersey.

  • Asset protection

    There is no specific legislation providing asset protection for trusts in Jersey.

  • Reporting Requirements

    There are no reporting requirements for a trust in Jersey.