I'm new to Guernsey

Welcome to Guernsey

Guernsey is a beautiful and vibrant island with a warm and welcoming community. Follow the link to find out about moving to Guernsey.


If you are moving to Guernsey with children, you can find more information about schools here.


There is no NHS in the island and no reciprocal health agreement with the UK, so you should consider insurance, which is available from a range of private providers.

New residents should also be aware that GP practices are private and you will have to pay for your consultation. Specialist/consultant treatment is often free for residents on referral from your GP.

To find out what is available in Guernsey for your child:

For children under 5 years old contact the health visitor, follow the link  health visitor link or tel. (01481) 220000.

For children over 5 years old contact the School Nurse, follow the link school nurse or tel. (01481) 220000.

As a visitor

If you are a visitor and require information about transport, accomodation, places of interest, equipment hire, access guides and accessible toilets follow the link to useful information about Guernsey