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FRENCH POLYNESIA IS OPEN- French Polynesia re-opened for tourism on 9 June 2021. However, from 28 December 2021 only travelers from France and French territories, United States, European Union, Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Canada, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, Union of Comoros, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vanuatu can enter the country.
The French Polynesia ETIS was created to screen and test international arrivals when Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, and other islands of French Polynesia reopened entrance to tourists from different countries around the world. You can get this document online.
WHO CAN ENTER FRENCH POLYNESIA WITH THIS DOCUMENT?
All travelers entering French Polynesia are required to present this document with its associated QR code, regardless of nationality. Check the FAQs to find out which travelers are allowed to enter the country now.
GET THE FRENCH POLYNESIA ETIS
To acquire the French Polynesia ETIS, passengers will need to provide information about their health status and flight details. Travelers must also have a confirmed flight ticket to submit the ETIS application.
All passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result and will be tested on arrival. Check the testing FAQ below to learn more about the time restrictions for different travelers.
Other health and safety protocols and requirements include certifying that the traveler doesn’t have any COVID-19 symptoms before boarding, or that the traveler will report symptoms if they arise. These declarations should be validated by an individual medical result issued by a health authority in the traveler's country of residence.
DISPLAY THE FORM
Once you complete your application, we’ll forward the ETIS to your email so you can show it to the government authorities upon your arrival in French Polynesia.
The ETIS must also be shown before boarding to avoid inconveniences. All travelers must adhere to the country’s safety protocols.
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Required Documents to Apply
Airline Confirmation (if applicable)
Proof of Accommodation (if applicable)
Negative pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test result (if applicable)
Medical proof of COVID-19 vaccination (if applicable)
US RESIDENTS ONLY: To return to the US you’ll need to take a COVID-19 test the day before your entry date. Don’t waste time looking for a test lab in French Polynesia. Simplify travel with the purchase of an eMed test kit. Order yours now and pack it in your luggage. Then follow the Certified Guide’s online instructions to take the mandatory test 24 hours before your journey back to the US.
All travelers entering French Polynesia are required to present the ETIS and the associated QR code. We will send them to you within three days of your flight.
One ETIS per adult is required. If you are traveling with a minor, their information will be included in your ETIS. If children are traveling alone, they’ll need to fill out the form and answer further questions.
This document DOES NOT replace a visa. If your country requires a visa, the immigration officers will ask for your Visa when you enter the country. Keep in mind some nationalities will require a paper visa. If that is your case, we suggest you contact your local embassy.
At the airport, you must show the authorities the QR code that we will deliver.
It is highly recommended that you keep your form and the associated QR code with you at all times either as an electronic copy (smartphone, tablet, etc.) or as a hard copy in case of any failure in the system.
Accepted vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, Janssen and Astrazeneca.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Which travelers can enter French Polynesia now?
Last updated: 12/29/2021
Travelers arriving from the following countries can enter French Polynesia: United States, European Union, Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Canada, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, Union of Comoros, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vanuatu.
Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter French Polynesia?
Yes, French Polynesia has been taking steps to restore travel within its borders. In order to enter French Polynesia for tourism purposes, you’ll need to display your COVID vaccination certificate. If you are a COVID-19 vaccine certificate holder coming from an approved country, you won't need to follow a quarantine.
Accepted vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, Janssen and Astrazeneca.
You are considered fully vaccinated:
- 7 days after your second Pfizer, Moderna and Astrazeneca dose
- 28 days after the Janssen vaccine
Is it obligatory to take a PCR test before entering the country?
- COVID test prior to arrival: PCR or antigen test with a negative result within 24 hours before boarding.
- COVID test on arrival: RT-PCR on arrival for all travelers aged 6 and over at their own expense.
Why buy a COVID-19 self-testing kit? (US residents only)
The eMed self-test COVID-19 kit includes 6 rapid antigen tests that meet major US airline's entry requirements- perfect for travelers on round-trip journeys from the United States!
Order your test kit before your trip and it will be delivered to your home address for easy testing, anywhere, anytime. The Certified Guide will help you get results in 15 minutes on the NAVICA app. Get the eMed self-test COVID-19 kit for $150- that’s only $25 per test.
Do I have to quarantine upon arrival?
- Quarantine requirements: Unvaccinated travelers and travelers who have not been in one of the approved countries
- Quarantine duration:10 days
- Quarantine testing: PCR tests on days 4 and 8
- Quarantine exemptions: Fully vaccinated travelers and arrivals from approved countries.
What is the French Polynesia ETIS?
Is it obligatory to apply for the French Polynesia ETIS before entering French Polynesia?
Do children have to get a French Polynesia ETIS too?
How much is the French Polynesia ETIS?
- Standard: 5 days - USD 70.00.
- Rush: - 3 days - USD 85.00.
- Super Rush: 24 hours - USD 110.00.
How do I get a French Polynesia ETIS?
Should I submit an ETIS application if I have French nationality?
How long does it take to apply for the ETIS?
How long is the French Polynesia ETIS valid for and how many times can you use this document?
How can I get in touch with you if I have extra questions?
Where can I read more about the French Polynesia ETIS?
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Where can I read more?
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