Travel information for ‘France’ travelling from ‘United States’ on the 24th of July 2021

Access: RESTRICTED
Travel to France is partially allowed from United States. Measures in place: vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required, additional documents required and eu digital certificate.International travel to France is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in France. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.)
Last updated: July 23, 2021, 8:49 am, Information source: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France

Vaccination

Vaccinated traveler exceptions - Travelers with a vaccination certificate can enter this destination with some exceptions
Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from testing requirements. Accepted vaccinations are those recognized by the European Medicines Agency, including certification for Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Johnson and Johnson. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure, except for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine which must have been administered at least 28 days before departure Those who have recovered from COVID-19 and received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine are also exempt if administered at least 7 days before departure. Further information can be found at https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/

Test/medical certificate

Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. Alternatively, those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and may provide proof of a positive antigen or PCR test, taken at least 11 days before departure and not more than 180 days, on departure.

Additional documentation

Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
A completed 'statement' form must be completed before departure by all travelers.

COVID-19 certificate/passport

EU Digital Certificate - The EU Digital Certificate is accepted as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or recovery from COVID-19 when traveling to this destination
Travelers may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival. Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate_en

Todays Local Summary for "France"

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in indoor public spaces and on public transportation, and whenever a social distance cannot be maintained.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs have reopened for 'Health Pass' holders, at 75% capacity inside and fully capacity outdoors.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to France?

Travel to France is partially allowed from United States. Measures in place: vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required, additional documents required and eu digital certificate.

What is the COVID risk level in France?

COVID-19 transmission is medium in France. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.

Is public transport running in France?

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Do I have to wear a mask in France?

Face masks are required.

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