Latest News: Some domestic flights resume after four-week lockdown (RNZ, 05.04.2021).
*Restrictions in response to coronavirus: Only travellers who can prove that entry is for essential reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate or ‘attestation’ and provide proof. All travellers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for their destination. The test is obligatory and the traveller must show proof of a negative result before embarking. Travellers may also need to produce a self-certified document affirming that they have no COVID symptoms and that to their knowledge they have not been in contact with any person confirmed positive within the last 14 days. Most travellers will be required to complete 14 days of quarantine in a hotel requisitioned by the government. You should check with your travel operator and the New Caledonian government’s website ahead of travel. These entry requirements are subject to change. For further information on the entry restrictions in place for French Overseas Territories, see the French government’s website before travelling. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in New Caledonia: There are local travel restrictions in place in New Caledonia. The French Government has outlined measures to stem the spread of coronavirus in the French Overseas Territories. For further information on the measures which apply in New Caledonia, please see the French government website. The New Caledonian government’s website will have details of any further local restrictions.