Coronavirus - Advice for Foreign Nationals in France - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/?xtor=RSS-1 This FAQ contains information for foreign nationals wishing to enter France or already in France, who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. General information on restrictions and recommendations in France and action taken has been centralized on a platform at the following address: https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19. During your stay in France, download and activate the #TousAntiCovid application. Last updated: 9 June 2021 MEASURES IN FRANCE Restrictions and a (…) enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/local/cache-vignettes/L144xH72/visuel_defaut_une_fd-44916-890bc.jpg?1614684396https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr?xtor=RSS-1 Reopening France's borders from 9 June (4 Jun. 2021)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/reopening-france-s-borders-from-9-june-4-jun-2021?xtor=RSS-1 Travel flows between France and foreign countries will re-open from 9 June according to terms contingent upon the health situation of these countries and the traveller's vaccination status. 2021-06-08 16:39:2363428_259321Covid 19 - Vaccines - Q&A from the press briefing (18 May 2021)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/covid-19-vaccines-q-a-from-the-press-briefing-18-may-2021?xtor=RSS-1 The practical information in this answer may no longer be valid. Please visit our FAQ for up-to-date information. Q : Russian tourists who have received the Sputnik V vaccine will be allowed to travel to Greece. Will France be prepared to follow Greece's example and allow Russian tourists who have received the Sputnik V vaccine to enter the country without the EMA's approval of the vaccine? A : I would like to remind you at this stage that any arrival in France from a country outside the EU (…) 2021-05-18 16:55:2963428_258869Covid-19 - Q&A from the press briefing (5 May 2021)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/covid-19-q-a-from-the-press-briefing-5-may-2021?xtor=RSS-1 Q : What is France's position on the Biden Administration's statements yesterday in support of waiving intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines? A : I refer you to the statements the President made this morning. 2021-05-06 18:48:3863428_258550Vaccination - Q&A from the press briefing (8 Apr. 2021)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/vaccination-q-a-from-the-press-briefing-8-apr-2021?xtor=RSS-1 Q : In an open letter to the Minister, the CFDT-MAE labor union deplored the lack of a vaccination strategy for Foreign Ministry diplomats posted abroad, as well as their families, and demanded that measures be swiftly put in place. “Employees sometimes try to find a way to get vaccinated locally, with vaccines that are not approved in France, and when they succeed, they have to sign a release to be provided to their chief of post. Others turn in vain to local EU delegations. Finally, some (…) 2021-04-09 08:23:2863428_257736Communiqué - Relaxing of conditions for entering and leaving French territory for travel outside the European area (11 Mar. 21)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/communique-relaxing-of-conditions-for-entering-and-leaving-french-territory-for?xtor=RSS-1 The practical information in this announcement may no longer be valid. Please visit our FAQ for up-to-date information. Five weeks after the introduction of a requirement for compelling reasons to travel outside the European area, these rules have been amended to take account of international developments in the epidemic and add a number of emergency situations which constitute compelling reasons. In a decree to be published on Friday 12 March, it will no longer be necessary to have a (…) 2021-03-11 17:07:3863428_256626Global health - Jean-Yves Le Drian's participation in the ACT-A Facilitation Council meeting (Paris, 9 Feb. 2021)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/global-health-jean-yves-le-drian-s-participation-in-the-act-a-facilitation?xtor=RSS-1 Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, took part via video conference on February 9 in the Facilitation Council of the Access to Covid-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) alongside the WHO director general and ministers of participating countries.2021-02-10 18:38:2163428_256060International travel - Press release from the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (30 Jan. 21)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/international-travel-press-release-from-the-french-ministry-for-europe-and?xtor=RSS-1 The practical information in this announcement may no longer be valid. Please visit our FAQ for up-to-date information. Following the measures announced by the government on 29 January 2021: Travellers to or from a destination outside the European space As of Sunday, 31 January 2021, all travel to France or from France to any country outside the European space (European Union Member States, Andorra, the Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland) will be (…) 2021-02-01 17:27:2563428_255663Press release - Limited resumption of the movement of people from the United Kingdom to France subject to negative health tests sensitive to the variant (22 Dec. 20)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/press-release-limited-resumption-of-the-movement-of-people-from-the-united?xtor=RSS-1 The practical information in this announcement may no longer be valid. Please visit our FAQ for up-to-date information. At midnight on Sunday 20 December, in view of the rapid development in the United Kingdom of the VUI-2020-12-01 variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, France – the first land, sea and air border for exchanges between the UK and the territory of the European area – totally suspended the movement of people and road transport from that country for 48 hours. Other suspension (…) 2020-12-23 09:02:3563428_254709 European Union - Covid vaccine - Q&A from the press briefing (16.12.20)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/european-union-covid-vaccine-q-a-from-the-press-briefing-16-12-20?xtor=RSS-1 Q: With respect to the vaccines, is France satisfied with the process coordinated by Ursula Von Der Leyen to start the distribution of vaccines on the same day in the 27 member states? A: From the outset, France has been calling for strong European coordination in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The fact that a vaccine will be available at the same time in all European countries is a step in that direction. We also have common European procedures to authorize these vaccines, offering a (…) 2020-12-16 17:06:4263428_254605Global health – Participation of Clément Beaune in the first council meeting of the initiative Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) (10 Sept. 2020)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/coronavirus-statements/article/global-health-participation-of-clement-beaune-in-the-first-council-meeting-of?xtor=RSS-1 Clément Beaune, Minister of State for European Affairs attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, attended today's inaugural Facilitation Council meeting of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) initiative, together with the president of the European Commission, the presidents of South Africa and Rwanda, the Norwegian prime minister, the health and foreign ministers of the other Council member countries, and the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO). (…) 2020-09-10 18:16:1763428_251932