1. Travel to France

    Entry into France for short-term tourism (90 days) or business requires that your passport be valid for at least three months beyond your intended date of departure from the Schengen Area. If your passport does not meet the Schengen requirements, you may be refused boarding by the airline at your point of origin or while transferring planes ...

  2. France International Travel Information

    Call us in Washington, D.C. at 1-888-407-4747 (toll-free in the United States and Canada) or 1-202-501-4444 (from all other countries) from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution and Travel Advisories.

  3. Entry Requirements for American Travelers to France

    When in France, please carry a photocopy of your passport separately from your passport. The copy will facilitate issuance of a replacement ($75 fee for adults, $85 for children). The American Embassy in Paris is at 2, avenue Gabriel, tel. 01 43 12 22 22. The Passport Section is nearby at 4, avenue Gabriel (open 9a.m.-noon, Monday- Friday).

  4. Coming to France? Your Covid-19 questions answered

    Your Covid-19 questions answered. French people who are living abroad, travelling or returning from abroad, as well as visitors from abroad, will find answers below to frequently asked questions on COVID-19 measures. This FAQ supplements the information on the Conseils aux voyageurs (Travel advice, in French only) section.

  5. Travel Restrictions and Implementation of Public ...

    people with compelling family reasons (travel justified for the purpose of transferring custody of or having access or staying access to a child; continued schooling; urgent assistance to a loved one; the funeral of a close relative); people allowed to enter France for economic reasons if they are staying for less than five days.

  6. Can I travel to France? Travel Restrictions & Entry Requirements for

    Visitors from the United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering France. Can I travel to France without quarantine? Travelers from the United States are not required to quarantine.

  7. Can I Travel To France From The U.S.?

    Current Travel Restrictions for France. For now, travelers from the U.S. are welcome to visit France without any health restrictions. All requirements for proof of vaccination ended Aug. 1, 2022 ...

  8. COVID-19 : International travel

    COVID-19 : International travel. Mobilising on a weekly basis up to 6,000 members of the civil security service to carry out tests, border guards to check travellers' health documents and internal security forces to oversee the isolation or quarantine measures decreed by the prefects, this mechanism was duly adjusted in response to the ...

  9. Visiting France

    This site is developed by Atout France, the national tourism operator under the supervision of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. (Update: July 2023) With more than 90 million foreign visitors recorded in 2018 (including overseas destinations), France remains the world's leading tourist (…)

  10. France

    COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in France. Providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or negative test results is not required. Learn more: Advice for Foreign Nationals in France Info Coronavirus (in French) _____ You can find the latest information on air travel regulations for this country on the IATA website.

  11. What Americans can expect when traveling to France during the pandemic

    Overview of France's entry requirements (and what to bring) Vaccinated Americans can now visit France for tourism. (Photo by Clint Henderson/The Points Guy) France implemented a "stoplight" system for tourists entering the country back in June. There are three different colors: green, orange and red.

  12. Paris France travel requirements 2024: What American travelers need to

    Yes, France is open to American travelers, regardless of vaccination status. As of August 2022, France removed all COVID entry requirements for any traveler from any country. Testing, proof of vaccination, proof of recovery, proof of a compelling reason for travel, and sworn declaration about Covid contact and symptoms are no longer required.

  13. Everything you need to know about traveling to France

    On Aug. 1, France ended its pandemic-era entry requirements. Visitors no longer need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative coronavirus test, according to the U.S. Embassy in France. France ...

  14. Travel and Covid-19: Answers to your questions

    The validity period for Covid-19 tests is short: usually a few days before departure or arrival depending on the country. Visit TravelDoc to find out when to get tested before you travel. For more information on all domestic flights within France and flights to/from Corsica, please visit our FAQ on the health pass in France.

  15. Traveling to France? There are new rules. Here's what you need to know

    Temporary pass holders will need to procure a new pass after the 24-hour period. The French government previously announced they expect use of the "pass sanitaire" to continue through at least July. As of Jan. 15, all travelers to France age 18 and older must show proof of a COVID-19 booster shot taken within five to seven months after their ...

  16. Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

    Latest news. COVID-19 - Q&A - (29 Nov. 2021) Q: Given the progression of the Omicron variant, are operations being considered to return French citizens to France from southern Africa? A: Given the situation created by the identification and spread of a new variant that the WHO has classified as a "variant of concern," and given the very (…)

  17. Here's how to travel to France right now and what it is like once you

    Since February, the French government has required all travelers age 18 and older to get a booster within the nine-month period following one's final vaccine dose in order to maintain their status as fully vaccinated individuals. This language was not meant to prohibit tourists who are vaccinated but not (yet) boosted from visiting France, as ...

  18. New requirements for Americans traveling to Europe postponed until 2025

    Jenny Kane/AP, FILE. Americans eyed upcoming travel to European destinations slightly differently due to news of a requirement that was set to start in 2024 for U.S. passport holders. But now, EU ...

  19. COVID-19 international travel advisories

    COVID-19 testing and vaccine rules for entering the U.S. As of May 12, 2023, noncitizen nonimmigrant visitors to the U.S. arriving by air or arriving by land or sea no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As of June 12, 2022, people entering the U.S. no longer need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test .


    Pet Dogs, Cats and Ferrets. STEP 1: Meet the EU's Microchip and Rabies Vaccination Requirements. Your pet must have a working microchip (also called a "transponder") before getting its rabies vaccination for travel to the EU, and your veterinarian must always scan the microchip before giving your pet a rabies vaccination.

  21. Entry requirements

    Your passport must be: issued less than 10 years before the date you enter the country (check the 'date of issue') valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ...

  22. International travel

    Following the measures announced by the government on 29 January 2021: Travellers to or from a destination outside the European space. As of Sunday, 31 January 2021, all travel to France or from France to any country outside the European space (European Union Member States, Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland) will be denied, with the ...

  23. FY 2024 per diem highlights

    This calculation provides us with the average rate in an area. For more information about how lodging per diem rates are determined, visit Factors Influencing Lodging Rates. We remind agencies that the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) allows for actual expense reimbursement when per diem rates are insufficient to meet necessary expenses.

  24. Reopening France's borders from 9 June (4 Jun. 2021)

    Reopening France's borders from 9 June (4 Jun. 2021) Share. Travel flows between France and foreign countries will re-open from 9 June according to terms contingent upon the health situation of these countries and the traveller's vaccination status. Strategy for reopening the borders from 9 June - (PDF, 1 Mb)