France is Now Open for Fully-Vaccinated Indian Travellers

Bonne nouvelle pour les voyageurs! 😁

It’s time to learn some French as the land of light and love, France has finally added India to its travel green list.

Starting 3rd March, fully-vaccinated Indian travellers only need to carry their vaccine certificate to enter the country. The approved vaccines include Pfizer/Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Covishield. At least 7 days should have passed since the last dose.

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Vaccine validity: Travellers who received their second dose more than 9 months ago will require a booster dose. 

According to the French Embassy in New Delhi, “Since 1 February 2022, people aged 18 or over who wish to enter French territory must have received a booster dose of an mRNA vaccine not later than 9 months after the last required dose to be considered fully-vaccinated.”

Those who are partially vaccinated or unvaccinated need only a negative PCR test report from less than 72 hours or an antigen test report from less than 48 hours before departure.

Unvaccinated travellers with a history of COVID-19 infection can carry a recovery certificate (positive PCR or antigen test dated more than 11 days and less than six months prior to departure). 

Children under 12 years of age are exempted from these requirements. 

The Ambassador of France to India, Emmanuel Lenain took to twitter to share this news. 

Before you go, do read this travel guide for a wonderful French vacation: 
Land of Dreams and Romance! An Exclusive Travel Guide to Paris

To know the detailed travel rules for various countries, refer to our COVID guidelines tracker. Happy travelling 😀

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