French Polynesia (Tahiti)

Updated: January 26, 2022
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French Polynesia (Tahiti) is closed for you
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10 days
Before entry
Lab Antigen or RT-PCR up to 24 hours before
After entry
Lab Antigen or RT-PCR after 1, 5 and 9 days
Coming back to United States
PCR or Lab Antigen up to 1 days before
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Tahiti is open for some travelers, and domestic restrictions are mostly lifted.

Can I travel to Tahiti?

  • Tahiti is open for vaccinated travelers from green zone countries such as the French Territories, USA, European area, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros Islands, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, Uruguay, Vanuatu.
  • All other arrivals must apply for a Boarding Authorisation Certificate. This includes unvaccinated arrivals from Green Zone countries, as well as all arrivals from any other country.
  • All arrivals must register on the ETIS website 6-30 days before traveling.
  • A booster dose is required to be considered fully vaccinated.
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Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Tahiti?

  • Arrivals from the Green Zone who are not fully vaccinated will be quarantined for 10 days, in an approved hotel.
  • All arrivals from countries not in the Green Zone, will be required to quarantine for 10 days, regardless of vaccination status.
  • If tested positive, the traveler must be quarantined for 7 days at the island they received the positive test.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Tahiti?

  • All arrivals are required to present a negative RT-PCR or an antigen test no older than 24 hours before departure. Either test must be performed by a lab.
  • Non-vaccinated arrivals must take tests on their first, 5th and 9th days.

Is public transportation open in Tahiti?

Public transportation in Tahiti is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Tahiti?

Restaurants and cafes in Thaiti are open, in a limited capacity and with health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in Tahiti?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Thaiti are open, with social distancing and health measures in place.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Tahiti?

It is required to wear a face mask in public places.