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Total doses
People fully
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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
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
Not required
Not required
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

Full Restrictions:


Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

On 12 May 2022, the French government announced that travel restrictions between France and French Polynesia would be relaxed. If you’re unvaccinated, you no longer need a compelling reason for travel or proof of a negative COVID-19 test before travel.

You may still face restrictions for entry to French Polynesia depending on your vaccination status and your country of departure. You should check the status of your country of departure and relevant restrictions on the French government’s website, and the website of the local French High Commission (in French) for details on any remaining local restrictions.  For more information on specific entry measures, you should consult the French government website and this French government COVID-19 website (in French).If travelling via France, you should also check our Travel Advice for France.

These entry requirements are subject to change. For further information on the entry restrictions in place for French Overseas Territories, please see the French government’s website before travelling.

Regular entry requirements


French Polynesia is an Overseas Collective (collectivité d’outre-mer) of France.

If you hold a British Citizen passport, you don’t need a visa to enter French Polynesia for stays of up to three months. Other British passport holders, and those who plan to stay longer than three months, should check the current entry requirements on the website of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and, if necessary, confirm with the nearest French Diplomatic mission.

Passport validity

Travellers should ensure that their passport has at least 3 months of validity after the date you intend to leave French Polynesia.

UK residents in French Polynesia

If you live in French Polynesia, you should carry your residence document, as well as your valid passport when you travel. If you have applied but not yet received your document, carry your certificate of application. You will have received this as an email. If you have not yet applied for a residence document, you should carry evidence that you are resident in French Polynesia. This could include a tenancy agreement or a utility bill in your name, dating from 2020. For more information, including on how to apply for a residence document, see the French government’s website.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Working in French Polynesia

British nationals who wish to work in French Polynesia should make enquiries, prior to departure, at the nearest French Consulate.