Recovery from coronavirus* 25%
Air traffic volume* 16%
Peak date*: 9/24/2020

This page contains information about the current situation with COVID-19 recovery in France.

Last update: 2020-09-25T00:00:00.0000000

Travelling to France
Travelling from EU countries is allowed without restrictions.

Travelling from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein, as well as Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City State and the Republic of San Marino, is allowed without restrictions.

Travelling from France or returning to France
Travel Information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be found on the Travel Advice page.

Rules and Exceptions
There are no restrictions for travel to Metropolitan France from the European space (European Union Member States, United Kingdom, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marina, Switzerland, Vatican) and from the following countries: Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay.

Travellers coming from other countries are encouraged to have a negative PCR test before they arrive in France. Those without a negative PCR test will be presented with information upon their arrival in France about the conditions for carrying out a 7-day quarantine at a location of their choice or, where appropriate, in special accommodation. They will be informed of the possibilities for carrying out a test at the airport and in France.

Symptomatic travellers during border health checks should be subject to quarantine, regardless of their nationality.

Specific rules apply to the French Overseas Territories: all travellers aged over 11 years will have to produce a negative PCR test result, carried out less than 72 hours before boarding, in addition to the rules set out above.
You cannot travel to or from French Guiana, French Polynesia, Mayotte, New Caledonia or the Wallis and Futuna islands if you cannot prove compelling family or professional grounds.
You will then have to provide an exempted movement certificate for travel to or from these overseas territories, available on the Ministry of the Interior's website.
Upon arrival in metropolitan France from one of these territories, you will be encouraged to submit to a PCR test or, failing that, to comply with a 7-day quarantine period.

Mandatory Travel Documentation
A travel certificate is required. This certificate must be presented to companies before embarking, as well as to border control authorities (for travel by air, sea and land, including by rail).
Additionally, travellers must complete and carry a sworn statement that they do not show any Covid-19 symptom.

These documents can be downloaded in French and English from the Ministry of the Interior's website.

Links to relevant national sources

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