France

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsClosed
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: May 3, 2021
Reviewed: May 3, 2021
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General

France is open fro travel from EU and Schengen member countries, while domestic restrictions have been re-instated due to an increase in infection cases .

Can I travel to France?

  • It is possible to travel to France if arriving from the EU and Schengen countries, as well as the following countries:

    • Australia 🇦🇺
    • South Korea 🇰🇷
    • Israel 🇮🇱
    • Japan 🇯🇵
    • New Zealand 🇳🇿
    • United Kingdom 🇬🇧
    • Singapore 🇸🇬
  • Other arrivals from outside the EU may only travel for essential reasons and must apply for a travel certificate.
  • Non-French partners of French citizens and residents may also enter France, providing the following:

    • Documents to prove their relationship is serious, long-term, and genuine (such as emails, letters, photos)
    • A valid piece of ID
    • Proof of residence in France for their partner
    • A return ticket
  • Flights from Brazil are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to France?

  • Anyone arriving to France from outside of the European space, will be required to self-quarantine for 7 days.
  • Arrivals from within the European space without test results, will be tested upon arrival and required to self-quarantine for 7 days as well.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to France?

  • Anyone arriving to France, will be required to present a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.
  • Those that are required to quarantine, will be tested again following the quarantine period.
  • Those arriving from within the European space without tests will be tested at the airport.

Is public transportation open in France?

Public transportation in France is operating, with health measures in place.

Are the restaurants and bars open in France?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in France are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in France?

  • Non-essential businesses and leisure facilities in France are closed.
  • A nightly curfew is in place between 19:00 and 6:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in France?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places.

Sources

  1. https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus
  2. https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
  3. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france
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