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Entry into France!Moderate Entry Requirements
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Quarantine
7 days required
Vaccinations
Not required
COVID-19 Testing
Unvaccinated travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 24 hours prior to departure.
Forms and Visas
Required
Travel/Medical Insurance
Not required
Masks
Passengers are required to wear a surgical mask (or a filtering face piece mask FFP1, FFP2 or FFP3) in the airport and throughout their flight
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Detailed Regulations
Quarantine
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Unvaccinated passengers: 10 day quarantine for passengers aged 12 years and older. 

Vaccinated passengers: Quarantine is not required for fully vaccinated passengers with a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, or minors accompanying one or more vaccinated adult passengers. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated either 28 days after the first dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine, or 7 days after the second dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, Covishield, R-Covi, Fiocruz), Moderna, or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. For passengers with proof of Covid-19 infection prior to vaccination, passengers are fully vaccinated 7 days after the first dose of these vaccines. For passengers who have received a vaccine not authorized by France but approved vaccine recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO), passengers are fully vaccinated 7 days after receiving a dose of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Quarantine information can be found here.

COVID-19 Testing
·Passengers aged 12 years and older must holda negative result of a biological examination of virological screening (RT-PCR, PCR, qRT-PCR, qPCR, RT-LAMP, LAMP, TMA, antigen or detection of RNA only) or a biological test enabling the detection of the N protein of SARS-COV-2 where the test is carried out less 48 hours prior to boarding.

Other exempt passengers:

  1. Transit passengers with a connecting flight to a country outside of the Schengen Area, provided they are also departing from another country that is outside of the Schengen Area. Transit passengers departing from a country outside of the Schengen Area must still hold a test result if they are travelling to another Schengen Area member state, and transiting in France for longer than 24 hours; 
  2. Passengers who continue their journey to a Schengen Area member state, provided that they pass through the Unique Filter Inspection (IFU) (the transit area in the passenger zone between T2E and T2F) and the duration of the transit is less than 24 hours. If the transit to a Schengen Area country requires entry to France, the French entry restrictions apply;
  3. Crew members or personnel necessary for operation of passenger or cargo flights (including when travelling as passengers to or from their departure base); or
  4. Members of diplomatic or official delegation, and staff of international organisations with offices located in France, including their spouses and children.
Forms and Visas
·Passengers are not permitted to travel if they do not hold a Health Declaration Form (Statement of Honor) that they do not have Covid-19. The statement is available in French and English.
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Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers must hold a Travel Certificate to Enter Metropolitan France attesting that they have a compelling reason to be admitted into metropolitan France. The travel certificate and supporting documents must be shown before boarding and upon arrival.

Vaccinated passengers: Form is not required for fully vaccinated passengers with a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, or minors accompanying one or more vaccinated adult passengers. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated either 28 days after the first dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine, or 7 days after the second dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, Covishield, R-Covi, Fiocruz), Moderna, or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. For passengers with proof of Covid-19 infection prior to vaccination, passengers are fully vaccinated 7 days after the first dose of these vaccines. For passengers who have received a vaccine not authorized by France but approved vaccine recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO), passengers are fully vaccinated 7 days after receiving a dose of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

·All passengers must hold a digital copy of a Digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF)completed prior to travel. The online platform is accessible via Chrome and mobile phone devices. This applies to all flights departing to France. More information can be found on the dPLF website.

This does not apply to passengers in transit who will not leave the transit area of the airport.

Masks
·All passengers must wear a surgical mask (or a filtering face piece mask FFP1, FFP2 or FFP3, provided it does not include a valve) in the airport and during their flight. Passengers will be denied boarding if not wearing a surgical mask.

This does not apply to the following passengers:

  1. Passengers aged 5 years and younger;
  2. Passengers with medical exemptions, provided holding a medical certificate.


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