HELP CENTRE

If I have had my Coronavirus (Covid19) vaccines can I travel to France?

Current Entry requirements for passengers:

The UK is currently on the French amber list. From the 14th of January 2022, the below travel restrictions will be in place.

Vaccinated Passengers:

To enter France from the 14th December:

  • All travellers must present a negative PCR or antigen test result taken within the 24 hours before departure.
  • Travellers must also provide a completed ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with coronavirus and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight. This can be found on the French government’s website.
  • Fully vaccinated passengers, will also be required to present proof of vaccination.
Unvaccinated Passengers:

To enter France for essential travel only travellers must: 

  • Present a negative PCR or antigen test result taken within the 24 hours before departure.
  • You must present a completed International Travel Certificate stating your essential reason for travel.
  • Travellers must also provide a completed ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with coronavirus and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight. This can be found on the French government’s website.
  • You must self-isolate for 7 days after arrival. There will be the option to end isolation after 48 hours, subject to being able to justify a negative PCR or TAG (antigenic) test.

Find out more by visiting the French government website or our Travel Restrictions for France page.

Upon arrival, antigenic tests may be randomly performed. For more information, please refer to the website of the French Consulate in London: https://uk.ambafrance.org/A-compter-du-9-juin-Strategie-de-reouverture-des-frontieres

The French government have provided information on how to prove your vaccination status. See guidance on demonstrating your vaccination status through the NHS

Children over 12yrs

Children aged 12 years old or over who are not fully vaccinated and travelling with a fully vaccinated adult are required to present a negative test result (PCR or antigen). However, they do not need to provide an essential reason for travel, nor do they need to self-isolate on arrival.

Children aged 12 years old or over who are unvaccinated and travelling alone are subject to the same conditions adults who are not fully vaccinated. Children aged 11 years old or younger do not need to present a negative test result to travel.

Find out more by visiting the gov.uk website or our Travel Restrictions to France page.


Our phone lines are currently very busy

Due to the recent UK and EU government announcements regarding changes to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we are currently dealing with an unprecedented number of calls to our contact centre team.

We kindly ask that in order to gain answers to your travel queries quicker, please first consider using our Help Centre above to find the latest travel requirements, entry rules and testing information needed prior to your departure.

If you wish to speak to an advisor regarding your booking, any amendments or cancellations you can contact us via the methods below. If your query relates to travel in more than 7 days time, please try contacting us again closer to your travel date. We’re working hard to assist those with immediate travel requirements. We thank you for your co-operation and patience at this busy time.

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If you do prefer to contact us in writing, our postal adress is:

P&O Ferries
Channel House
Channel View Road
Dover
CT17 9TJ
UNITED KINGDOM

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