COVID-19: Information on travelling to France

Fully vaccinated travellers are no longer subject to restrictions to travel to or from France, whatever the country of departure. We nonetheless strongly advise against travel from France to countries on the “red” list.

Can I enter France?

Travel to France is discouraged, due to the very active circulation of the COVID-19 virus and its variants. Conditions for entry depend on your country of departure, and have been updated on July 18, 2021.

Fully vaccinated travellers are no longer subject to restrictions to travel to or from France, whatever the country of departure. We nonetheless strongly advise against travel from France to countries on the “red” list.

The vaccination schedule is considered complete 28 days after the administration of a dose for Janssen vaccine and 7 days after administration of a second dose for other vaccines (Pfizer / Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca / Vaxzevria/Covishield). The measures applied to vaccinated adults are extended under the same conditions to their accompanying minors, whether vaccinated or not.

More information can be found on the website of the French Ministry of the Interior.

How to apply for a European COVID certificate ?

If you are a South African vaccinated abroad, find more information here: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/applying-for-a-covid-certificate-if-you-were-vaccinated-abroad-procedure-for

If you are a French citizen vaccinated abroad, find more information here : https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/le-ministere-et-son-reseau/actualites-du-ministere/informations-coronavirus-covid-19/demande-de-passe-sanitaire-en-cas-de-vaccination-a-l-etranger-hors-ue-procedure/

publie le 10/08/2021

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