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French Guiana Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter French Guiana.

French Guiana entry details and exceptions

Only travelers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate and provide proof.


Outgoing travel to French GuianaTravelling from India to French Guiana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to French Guiana.

Details and exceptions
All travelers over the age of 11 must show a negative test result for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours before departure for French Guiana.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering French Guiana.


Return travelReturning to India from French Guiana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from French Guiana 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 French Guiana 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 French Guiana

Masks:Required in public spaces.

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