France

UK Travel restrictions United Kingdom Coronavirus Covid France Francaise

Current Status:

NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT REQUIRED ON ENTRY. TOURISM NOT PERMITTED.


France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux’s ancient cave drawings, Lyon’s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.


Travelling to France

The following measures are in place with respect to travel to France:

  • Present proof of a negative PCR test on arrival in France, test taken within 48 hours.
  • Travel only allowed for a small number of reasons, tourism is not permitted.

We are awaiting further details of the latest requirements announced on 16th December.


Travelling from France

VACCINATED:

Before you travel to England – fully vaccinated

Before you travel to England you must:

  • take a COVID-19 test – to be taken in the 2 days before you travel to England
  • book and pay for a COVID-19 PCR test – to be taken after you arrive in England
  • complete a passenger locator form – to be completed in the 48 hours before you arrive in England

Read more about taking a COVID-19 test before you travel to England.

If you’re in England for less than 2 days, you still need to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test. You must quarantine until you receive a negative test result, or until you leave England, whichever is sooner.

When you arrive in England – fully vaccinated

After you arrive in England you must take a COVID-19 PCR test. This is the test that you booked before travel.

You can take the test any time after you arrive and before the end of day 2 at the latest. The day you arrive is day 0.

You must quarantine in your home or the place you are staying while you await your test result.

Test results

If your test result is negative, you can end your quarantine.

If your test result is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day of the test is day 0.

If your test result is unclear, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day you took the test is day 0.

If your test result is unclear, you can choose to take another private test. If the result of that test is negative, you can stop self-isolating.

If your PCR test result is delayed, you must quarantine until you receive a negative test result or until day 14 after arrival, whichever is sooner.


NOT VACCINATED

Before you travel to England – not fully vaccinated

Before you travel to England you must:

  • take a COVID-19 test – to be taken in the 2 days before you travel to England
  • book and pay for a day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests – to be taken after arrival in England
  • complete a passenger locator form – to be completed in the 48 hours before you arrive in England

When you arrive in England – not fully vaccinated

After you arrive in England you must:

quarantine at home or in the place you are staying for 10 full days

take your COVID-19 PCR tests – you must book these tests before you travel

You must take the first test on or before day 2 and the second test on or after day 8. The day you arrive is day 0.

If you are in England for less than 10 days, you need to quarantine for the time you are here. You need to book day 2 and day 8 PCR tests. You only need to take the tests if you are still in England on those days.

If the test result is positive

If your day 2 test is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day you took the test is day 0.

You do not need to take the day 8 test if your day 2 test is positive. If your day 2 test is negative, you must take your day 8 test.

If your day 8 test is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day you took the day 8 test is day 0.

If the test result is negative

If your day 2 test is negative, you must continue to quarantine.

You must take your day 8 test on or after day 8.

If your day 8 test is negative, you can stop quarantine on whichever is later:

  • day 10 – day 0 is the day you arrived in England
  • when you receive the day 8 test result

COVID-19 Data: (Source Worldometer)

All information correct as of 16/11/2021 @ 11:30.

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