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French Polynesia

14.4 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
17.70% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 15.86% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter French Polynesia.

Border status

Travelers must register on the Polynesian Electronic Travel Information System (ETIS) and provide the receipt at check-in. Minors traveling with their parents can be included on their ETIS form.

Present the certificate of derogatory travel and the declaration on honour completed and signed.

If traveling from France, travelers will also need to produce an international travel certificate to be completed in order to travel to French Polynesia.

Airlines will refuse boarding to anyone who does not produce both proof of a negative result and the self-certified document.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to French Polynesia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to French Polynesia.
Exceptions

Children under age 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering French Polynesia.
Exceptions

A COVID-19 test will be performed after 12 days of isolation before discharge on day 14 provided a negative result is received.

Documents
Polynesian Electronic Travel Information System

Within 3 days prior to travel and confirmation must be presented at check-in.

Travel Authorization Form

No later than 6 days before departure to French Polynesia.


Return travelReturning to the United States from French Polynesia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from French Polynesia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from French Polynesia will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

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