Totally-vaccinated travellers from EU international locations will be capable to enter France with out taking a COVID take a look at from 9 June, in step with new rules printed on Friday.
Totally-vaccinated guests from the UK and the US will nonetheless be required to provide a adverse take a look at end result. However they may not must quarantine and non-essential journey will now be allowed.
Totally-vaccinated individuals are those that have obtained their doses no less than 14 days previous to their journey, with the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccines. For the Johnson & Johnson vaccine the timelag is 4 weeks.
What’s France’s new site visitors gentle system?
The UK and the US are classed as orange below the site visitors gentle journey system France is introducing. Non-vaccinated guests might want to present a significant cause for entry, a adverse take a look at, they usually should quarantine for seven days.
Each vaccinated and non-vaccinated arrivals into France from orange international locations should present both a adverse PCR take a look at taken lower than 72 hours earlier than, or an antigen take a look at taken not more than 48 hours beforehand.
Inexperienced international locations embrace all EU international locations in addition to Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Israel, Lebanon and Singapore. No important cause for entry shall be wanted and solely non-vaccinated travellers will nonetheless must take a PCR or antigen take a look at of fewer than 72 hours.
For Europeans, journey needs to be facilitated from 1 July by a health pass exhibiting proof of vaccination, a adverse take a look at end result, or proof of restoration from COVID-19 lower than six months in the past.
Nations classed “purple” below the French system embrace South Africa, Brazil, India and Turkey. Whether or not vaccinated or not, all guests might want to present a vital cause for entry, a adverse take a look at, and a quarantine interval of 7-10 days shall be imposed upon arrival.
The UK, in the meantime, has come under fire for its determination to maneuver Portugal from inexperienced to amber on its listing. Which means that from 8 June arrivals from Portugal should quarantine for 10 days.