International travelers entering Metropolitan France

Official website and Covid information:

Vaccination rules

Applicable rules depend on the traveller’s vaccination status:

  • The vaccination schedule is considered complete 28 days after receiving one dose of Janssen vaccine.
  • Or seven days after a second dose of other vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency: Pfizer/Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Covishield.
  • And, for persons who have received all the required doses of a WHO-licensed vaccine not approved by the European Medicines Agency, seven days after receiving an additional dose of a duly approved mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna).

The measures applied to vaccinated adults are extended under the same conditions to their accompanying minors, whether vaccinated or not.

  • Member States of the European Union as well as Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland and the Vatican;
  • Bahrain, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vanuatu.

The list of green zone countries or territories may change as the global epidemic situation evolves.

Health control measures

  1. If you are already vaccinated:
    • You shall present proof of your vaccination status and a sworn statement certifying the absence of COVID-19 symptoms and of any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
    • and
    • A negative PCR or antigen test taken less than 48 hours prior to departure, except for arrivals from a Member State of the European Union, and Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, the Holy See or Switzerland.
  2. If you are not vaccinated:
    • You must present the transport company or the border authorities with a certificate of recovery dated more than eleven days and less than six months, or a negative PCR test dated less than 48 hours or an antigen test of less than 24 hours prior to departure.
    • For travellers arriving from a country of the European Union and Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, the Holy See or Switzerland: a negative PCR or antigen test taken less than 24 hours earlier is required.
    • All travellers arriving from a green list country must complete a sworn statement certifying that they agree to take a virological or biological screening test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival.
    • Link to the sworn statement:
      https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/content/download/130365/1037711/file/06-01-2022-engagement-sur-l-honneur-vert-anglais.docx

Countries with active viral circulation in controlled proportions, neither classified in the green nor red list.

The orange list of countries may change depending on how the global epidemic evolves.

If you are already vaccinated, you are under no restrictions when entering Metropolitan France.

If you are not vaccinated, you must give a compelling reason to be allowed to enter Metropolitan France.

Health control measures

  1. If you are already vaccinated:
    • You shall present proof of your vaccination status and a sworn statement certifying the absence of COVID-19 symptoms and of any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
    • and
    • A negative PCR or antigen test taken less than 48 hours prior to departure.
  2. If you are not vaccinated:
    • You must present the transport company and the border authorities with results of a negative virological (PCR) or antigen test taken less than 48 hours prior to departure.
      The departure of the first flight is considered in case of connecting flight(s).
    • Depending on your country of origin, you may be subject to screening on arrival, for which you will be requested to facilitate the administrative formalities by completing the form available at the following address: https://passager.serveureos.org
    • You must equally provide:

Countries with particularly active circulation of the COVID-19 epidemic or the spread of certain SARS-CoV-2 variants, including: Afghanistan, Belarus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Georgia, Nigeria, Mauritius, Montenegro, Pakistan, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, United States.

If you are already vaccinated, you are not subject to the compelling reasons system to be admitted into Metropolitan France.

If you are not vaccinated, you are subject to the compelling reasons system. The tentative list of compelling reasons features on the certificate of entry into metropolitan France that can be downloaded below.

Health control measures

Whether vaccinated or unvaccinated:

  • You must present the transport company and border control authorities with a negative PCR test taken not less than 48 hours or a negative antigen test taken no less than 24 hours prior to departure.
    The departure of the first flight is considered in case of connecting flight(s).
  • You will be systematically subject to screening on arrival, for which you will be requested to facilitate the administrative formalities by completing the form available at the following address: https://passager.serveureos.org
  • You will systematically be subject to a quarantine or isolation measure which will be declared by prefectoral decree on your arrival in Metropolitan France for a period of ten days, plus restrictions on the time you can leave the isolation area (except in case of transit in an international zone).
  • You must equally provide:
    • A sworn statement certifying the absence of COVID-19 symptoms and of any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19
    • A sworn undertaking to take an antigen test or biological examination on arrival in metropolitan France
    • Proof of home address or proper accommodation (hotel or equivalent), specifying, where applicable, how control officers can gain access to confirm compliance with the quarantine or isolation measures, except in cases of isolation in an accommodation facility provided by the administration (territorial isolation support units have been set up to assist isolated persons) or of transit in an international zone.
      Link to the sworn statement:
      https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/content/download/130390/1037836/file/06-01-2022-engagement-sur-l-honneur-rouge-version-anglaise.docx

International travelers entering Monaco

Official website and Covid information:

Vaccination rules

All vaccines are accepted in the Principality of Monaco, which includes among others: Pfizer/Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Covishield, Covaxin, Novavax, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Spoutnik.

Green countries

European Union Member States, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Comoros, Hong kong, Iceland, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu and the Vatican.

Health control measures

Regardless of nationality, anyone aged 16 or over, who wishes to enter the Principality from a foreign country that is classified in the green zone, must present one of the following documents:

  • A negative result of a PCR or antigen test dated within the last 24 hours.
  • A complete vaccination certificate:
    • For the "COVID-19 Janssen Vaccine" 28 days after the administration of one dose
    • For other vaccines 7 days after the 2nd dose, or a single dose for those who have had COVID-19.
  • A certificate showing proof of recovery from COVID-19: a positive PCR test taken more than 11 days ago and within the last 6 months

Orange/Amber countries

Include countries that are not classified in the green and red zones.

Health control measures

Regardless of nationality, anyone aged 16 or over, who wishes to enter the Principality from a foreign country that is classified in the orange zone, must present one of the following documents:

  1. If vaccinated
    • A complete vaccination certificate:
      • For the "COVID-19 Janssen Vaccine" 28 days after the administration of one dose
      • For other vaccines 7 days after the 2nd dose, or a single dose for those who have had COVID-19
      • Proof of COVID-19 recovery certificate: positive PCR test more than 11 days old and less than 6 months old
  2. If not vaccinated:
    • Justify that his displacement is based on an overriding reason (personal or family, a health reason relating to an emergency or a professional reason that cannot be postponed)
    • Present the negative result of a PCR or antigen test of less than 24 hours
    • Consent to either:
      • To isolate themselves for 7 days on arrival in Monaco
      • To present the negative result of two new PCR tests, the first carried out within 24 hours of their arrival and the second carried out 5 to 7 days later

Red countries

Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Mauritius, Lesotho, Malawi, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Turkey, Ukraine, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Health control measures

Regardless of nationality, anyone aged 16 or over, who wishes to enter the Principality from a foreign country that is classified in the red zone, must present one of the following documents:

  1. If vaccinated
    • A complete vaccination certificate:
      • For the "COVID-19 Janssen Vaccine" 28 days after the administration of one dose
      • For other vaccines 7 days after the 2nd dose, or a single dose for those who have had COVID-19
      • Proof of COVID-19 recovery certificate: positive PCR test more than 11 days old and less than 6 months old
  2. If not vaccinated:
    • Justify that his displacement is based on an overriding reason (personal or family, a health reason relating to an emergency or a professional reason that cannot be postponed)
    • Present the negative result of a PCR or antigen test of less than 24 hours
    • Isolate for 10 days and perform a new PCR test at the end of the isolation period

Hotel procedures at check-in in Monaco

What to do by the receptionist:

  • When the person arrives at the hotel establishment, the receptionist ensures that the person is able to present all the supporting documents requested according to their area of origin (green zone, orange zone, red zone).
  • If the person is not able to present the required supporting documents, access to the hotel establishment will be refused.
  • If the person was ill during the trip or is currently ill: Offer confinement to the client in his room and call a city doctor. If the person refuses, call the COVID19 Center on working days (Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) at +377 92.05.55.00, or the Fire Department at 18 or 112 outside of these hours.
  • If the person has been ill in the last 14 days and is not able to present the supporting documents requested according to their area of origin, they will be refused access to the hotel.

Respect of measures

  • In the case of non-compliance with the entry procedures, persons will be subject to a quarantine imposed by the Director of Health Affairs.
    • The quarantine period can be cut short if the person undergoes the necessary tests to establish that he or she is not a carrier of the virus.
  • In the event of a positive PCR test or a refusal to undergo a test, quarantine measures will remain in place.
    • In the event that symptoms develop, everyone covered by this procedure should immediately contact the COVID-19 Call Centre on +377 92.05.55.00 (from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm 7 days a week) or 18 or 112 outside these hours.
    • In the event of a positive PCR, a quarantine measure will be taken by the Director of Health Action, which cannot exceed 10 days (the costs inherent in this quarantine will remain the responsibility of the person concerned).
    • If symptoms appear, the person should immediately contact the COVID19 Call Center, reachable at +377 92.05.55.00 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Sunday) or 18 or 112 outside of these hours.

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