France entry requirements
What are the entry requirements for travel to France?
French entry requirements are determined by the country where the trip originated; travelers coming from countries other than the United States should review the information under Entry and Exit Requirements below. All people 12 and above living in France are currently eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
How long can I enter France with an emergency passport?
You should check entry requirements of any other country of destination to make sure the emergency passport is accepted for entry. You may enter France for up to 90 days for tourist and business purposes without a visa.
What tests do you need to enter France?
Currently, the following test types are acceptable for entry into France: RT-PCR. PCR. qRT-PCR. RT-LAMP. LAMP. RNA detection. A boat cruises on the Seine near the Eiffel Tower on Feb. 5. (Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images)
Do I need an attestation to enter France?
Anyone entering France or transiting through France must have an attestation, available here. You do not need an endorsement from the Embassy for this attestation. Transit passengers through Charles De Gaulle Airport are being allowed under certain conditions.
What are the entry rules for travel to France?
All travellers should familiarise themselves with the entry rules for France before travel. From 31 March 2022, fully vaccinated travellers from the UK aged 12 and over must provide proof of vaccination. If you have received a booster, you are considered fully vaccinated for entry into France. There is currently no expiry date for booster jabs.
Can I travel to France without a PCR test?
As of July 18, fully vaccinated travelers from any country of departure can enter France without submitting a PCR test. To be classed as fully vaccinated, travelers need to have had two doses of one of the four EU-approved vaccines, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.
What documents do I need to travel to France from the UK?
Proof of being fully vaccinated more than 7 days before departure. If you are not fully vaccinated: an essential reason to travel to France from the UK. The accepted essential reasons for travel are listed on the Travel certificate to Metropolitan France (see also What documents do I need below).
Can I travel to France if Im not fully vaccinated?
If youre a French national, you can travel to France, even if youre not fully vaccinated. Youll need to fill in the relevant travel documents and, if youre unvaccinated, take a COVID-19 test (see below).