France: New Border Control Measures

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  •  New border control measures will be introduced for travelers leaving and entering the country based on the COVID-19 risk level 


On 8 Dec. 2021, the government of France introduced new border control measures for travelers leaving and entering the country. Travelers entering the country will be required to adhere to certain requirements based on the country or territory risk level. All travelers will be required to present proof of vaccination, proof of recovery and a negative COVID-19 test. Depending on the country or territory of departure, some travelers are subject to additional requirements including entrance screening and quarantines. For additional country or territory risk level requirements, click here 

What are the Changes? 

The government of France has updated its entrance requirements, in addition to adding requirements for traveling throughout France and exiting the country.   

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of France’s website and Envoy’s website for additional information and updates.  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.