Coronavirus : Health measures for travelers to France [fr]

For all arrivals in France from Saturday, August 1, travelers aged 11 or older from the United States must provide the results of a virologic screening test taken less than 72 hours before departure indicating a negative result for COVID-19.

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Updated July 30th, 11:25 PM

What’s new from August 1st?

In accordance with Decree no. 2020-911 of July 27, 2020, for all arrivals in France from Saturday, August 1, travelers aged 11 or older from the United States must provide the results of a negative virology COVID-19 test (a PCR test for example) carried out less than 72 hours before departure.

If they are not able to provide evidence of this test, boarding will be denied.

Passengers will not be required to undertake any other health checks on arrival.

A list of available test sites in the United States, based on your place of residence, can be found on our website. However, we recommend making sure that results will be available in time before taking a test.

It is also important to note that, in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic, the external borders of the European Union and the Schengen Area have been closed to travelers from the United States since March 17 and that, in this context, only those persons who fall within one of the categories mentioned in the exempted international movement certificate for travel from abroad to mainland France are authorized to enter France. This information will be updated regularly based on further clarifications over the coming days.

Get tested

  • Coronavirus test criteria and availability are changing daily.
  • Check your state guidelines
  • Call the coronavirus testing site before you go to learn about testing criteria, availability and hours.

Find a testing site near you in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Bermuda.

Last modified on 30/07/2020

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