Open with restrictions

French Polynesia Travel Restrictions

66.36% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 66.20% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter French Polynesia.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter French Polynesia without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from French Polynesia 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.


French Polynesia entry details and exceptions

Entry restrictions do not apply to travelers who are fully vaccinated, travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least one vaccine dose between 2 and 6 months after recovering; or who have contracted COVID-19 more than 15 days after receiving at least one vaccine dose and travelers with compelling reasons.


Outgoing travel to French PolynesiaTravelling from India to French Polynesia

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 French Polynesia.

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

Details and exceptions
The testing requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12.
Different rules apply for US residents arriving from Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco and travelers who transit or stopover in the United States.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from India will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering French Polynesia.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 and fully vaccinated travelers.
Documents
Visitor Visa
A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center.
Health Insurance
Travelers are required to pay for health insurance when applying for their travel registration form.
Unvaccinated travelers are required to complete a sworn statement and present it before boarding.
Unvaccinated travelers aged 12 years and older are required to complete a travel declaration form to justify the need for their trip before departure.

Return travelReturning to India from French Polynesia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from French Polynesia 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 Polynesia 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 Polynesia

Masks:Required on public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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