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Covid Entry Check: France Travel Restrictions

This France dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 28 Jul 2021, 11:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
151,221
148.63% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
5,642,064
2.71% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, Nationals and residents of EEA Member States, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, and Vatican City may enter.
Travellers arriving from countries listed in green lane may enter.
Students not arriving from Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Cuba, Indonesia, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Russian Fed., Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tunisia, Uruguay or Zambia and travellers with a Laissez-Passer may enter.

Other important information:
Travellers from red list countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Cuba, Indonesia, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Russian Fed., Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tunisia, Uruguay or Zambia must have a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
Travellers arriving from Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom or Spain must have a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

What to expect in France?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
For more information: https://tinyurl.com/104zuyhq
You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
For more information: https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus/tests-et-depistage

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller.

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine served at your home / hotel (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/index_en.html

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Italy
Travellers who have only been in this country may enter and are subject to France's other entry protocols.; For more information: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
Germany
Travellers who have only been in this country may enter and are subject to France's other entry protocols.; For more information: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
Portugal
Travellers who have only been in this country may enter and are subject to France's other entry protocols.; For more information: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
United Kingdom
Travellers who have only been in this country may enter and are subject to France's other entry protocols.; For more information: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
Spain
Travellers who have only been in this country may enter and are subject to France's other entry protocols.; For more information: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
Other GreenLanes are available from
Andorra, Australia, Comoros, Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Vanuatu, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, United States, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, Malta