Immigrating to the Isle of Man

Moving to a new country can be pretty daunting, so here at Locate Isle of Man we're here to make the process just that bit easier to understand and prepare for.
Immigrating to the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man, the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands (Bailiwick of Guernsey/Bailiwick of Jersey) and the Republic of Ireland collectively form a common travel area. This means that an applicant who has entered the common travel area and who has been examined for the purpose of immigration control (for example in the UK) does not require leave to enter any other part of the common travel area.

To put this simply, travel between the Isle of Man and the United Kingdom is an internal domestic journey, so there is no separate immigration needed!

You can also use this handy tool to check if you need a visa to come to the Isle of Man.

Applying for a Visa Online

The Isle of Man uses the online services of the British Embassy for application of a visa, which is quick and easy to follow. Don't forget applicants must apply online from their country of residence for Entry Clearance for the Isle of Man.

If you've enjoyed your time on the Island and would like to extend your stay, you will have to complete the relevant application for leave to remain to the Isle of Man Immigration Office this must include the full appropriate fee. You can find all of the applications forms and fees here.

Which Visa do you need?

Click through to the button that applies to you and discover which visa you will be eligible for and how to apply for it.


Here in the Isle of Man we may follow suit with the UK, however we do have our own Immigration rules and services, which align very closely to the UK. You can keep up to date with any changes and developments on the Immigration rules here.

If you have any enquiries, get in touch with one of the Locate team members, who are always happy to assist.

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