En De
Total doses
given
453.3K
People fully
vaccinated
180.8K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.99%
Masks
Mask is required in all public transport
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test within 72 hours or antigen test within 48 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
11 days may be required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers must complete a Health Registration Form between 30 to 6 days prior to departure
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Passengers must submit a validation request for their compelling reasons for travel at least 6 days prior to travel
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No Entry

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

Entry and form requirements

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Unvaccinated passengers are not permitted to enter French Polynesia.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years and older travelling to French Polynesia who hold proof of vaccination against Covid-19 showing they have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and at least 28 days have passed since receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine or 7 days have passed since receiving the second dose of a 2-dose vaccine, or a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) provided that all required doses have been received and a supplementary dose of ribonucleic acid (RNA) has been received at least 7 days after the final dose are allowed to travel to French Polynesia.
  • Other exempt passengers: Passengers who hold authorisation based on a personal, family, emergency health or professional reason that cannot be postponed. These passengers must hold all the following:
    • A document to justify the reason for travel (Motif impérieux); and
    • A Sworn Statement (Déclaration sur l'honneur) attesting to Covid-19 screening/testing on arrival, proof of quarantine accommodation and commitment to a Covid-19 test at the end of the quarantine period.
      • This does not apply to minors accompanying one or more adults holding proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

  • The above information does not apply to passengers travelling from a European Union or Schengen Area member state, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Korea (South), Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, or the Vatican, who must meet the following requirements:
    • Unvaccinated passengers: Unvaccinated passengers are permitted to travel to French Polynesia.
    • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers who present a Covid-19 vaccination certificate demonstrating that at least 4 weeks have passed since the first dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine or one week has elapsed since the second dose of the AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Pfizer-Biontech vaccine or since the first dose of these vaccines if the passenger holds proof that they previously have been infected with Covid-19 are allowed to travel to French Polynesia.
    • Other exempt passengers: 
      • Unvaccinated minors accompanying a vaccinated guardian; or 
      • Crew members and medical professionals residing in French Polynesia, provided they have been outside of French Polynesia for professional reasons and have been away for 7 days or less.

  • Passenger must present a travel statement ("Attestation de déplacement dérogatoire") confirming that they are travelling for personal, family, health, emergency or professional reason that cannot be postponed.

Vaccination requirements

  • Passengers aged 12 years and older travelling from France or the French Territories must hold proof of vaccination against Covid-19 showing they have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or the World Health Organization (WHO) and at least 28 days have passed since receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine or 7 days have passed since receiving the second dose of a 2-dose vaccine.

    Unvaccinated passengers will only be permitted to travel if holding authorisation based on a personal, family, emergency health or professional reason that cannot be postponed. These passengers must hold all the following:

    • A document to justify the reason for travel (Motif impérieux); and
    • A Sworn Statement (Déclaration sur l'honneur) attesting to Covid-19 screening/testing on arrival, proof of quarantine accommodation and commitment to a Covid-19 test at the end of the quarantine period.
  • This does not apply to minors accompanying one or more adults holding proof of vaccination against Covid-19.
  • 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, Novavax 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.
    • Passengers aged 18 years must have received an additional dose of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 9 months after their last dose for their vaccination regimen to remain recognized as complete.

Test requirements

Passengers travelling from countries other than France

  • Passengers aged 12 years and older must hold a negative RT-PCR test result obtained within 72 hours prior to departure or a negative antigen test result taken within 48 hours prior to departure.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • Passengers travelling from France; or
    • Crew members and medical professionals residing in French Polynesia, provided they have been outside of French Polynesia for professional reasons and have been away for 7 days or less.
  • A list of approved Covid-19 tests accepted by French Polynesia may be found online.

Passengers travelling from France

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years and older must hold a negative PCR test result where the test is carried out less than 72 hours prior to boarding or a negative antigen test result where the test is carried out less than 48 hours prior to boarding.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who can prove they are fully vaccinated.
  • Other exempt passengers:
    • Passengers who hold a certificate of recovery with a positive test result obtained between 11 days and 6 months before travel proving that they have recovered from Covid-19;
    • Transit passengers with a connecting flight to a country 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;
    • 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;
    • Crew members or personnel necessary for operation of passenger or cargo flights (including when travelling as passengers to or from their departure base); 
    • Members of diplomatic or official delegation, and staff of international organisations with offices located in France, including their spouses and children;
    • Passengers who hold a consular pass issued by a French embassy or consulate; or
    • Passengers travelling from Ukraine or Russia.

Quarantine and testing on arrival

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years and older are required to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Quarantine or self-isolation is not required for passengers who hold a Covid-19 vaccine certificate proving that they have been vaccinated at least 7 days prior to arrival with the AstraZeneca, Moderna, or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, or 28 days prior to arrival with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
    • Unvaccinated passengers aged 12 years and younger travelling with an unvaccinated adult, will be subject to the same self-isolation requirement as the adult.

  • Passengers may find more information on State Services in French Polynesia website.

Exit requirements

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers are not permitted to depart French Polynesia.
  • Vaccinated passengers: This does not apply to passengers aged 12 years and older who hold proof of vaccination against Covid-19 showing they have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and at least 28 days have passed since receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine or 7 days have passed since receiving the second dose of a 2-dose vaccine, or a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) provided that all required doses have been received and a supplementary dose of ribonucleic acid (RNA) has been received at least 7 days after the final dose.
  • Other exempt passengers: Passengers who hold authorisation based on a personal, family, emergency health or professional reason that cannot be postponed. These passengers must hold all the following:
    • A document to justify the reason for travel (Motif impérieux);
    • A negative RT-PCR test obtained 72 hours prior to departure or a negative antigen test obtained 48 hours prior to departure; and
    • A Sworn Statement (Déclaration sur l'honneur) attesting to Covid-19 screening/testing on arrival and quarantine for 7 days on arrival with Covid-19 testing at the end of the quarantine period.
  • This does not apply to minors accompanying one or more adults holding proof of vaccination against Covid-19.