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France Travel Restrictions

80.64% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 80.63% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India can enter France with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter France without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from France for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


France entry details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers arriving from the orange and red categories (to date, no countries classified as red) can travel to France provided that they have compelling reasons or pressing grounds.


Outgoing travel to FranceTravelling from India to France

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to France.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Children under 12 years of age are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering France.

Details and exceptions
Travelers arriving from the "Orange Category" are only required to isolate/quarantine if the result of their COVID-19 test on arrival is positive.
They will need to follow the rules of isolation indicated here.
Documents
To be filled up by travelers with compelling reason.
A mandatory requirement in health establishments, retirement homes, and establishments for people with disabilities.

Return travelReturning to India from France

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from France must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from France are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for France

Masks:Not required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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