French Polynesia Travel Restrictions

11.5 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
23.05% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 22.50% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter French Polynesia.

French Polynesia border status

Travellers will also need to register on the French Polynesian Electronic Travel Information System (ETIS) and provide the receipt at check-in. Minors travelling with their parents can be included on their ETIS form.

If travelling from France, travellers will also need to produce an international travel certificate to be completed in order to travel to French Polynesia. Further information is available here. Airlines may refuse boarding to anyone who does not produce both proof of a negative result and the self-certified document. If travelling via France, you should also the entry on France. Further details are available on the website of the French High Commission. These entry requirements are subject to change. For further information on the entry restrictions in place for French Overseas Territories, please see the French government’s website before travelling.

Outgoing travel to French PolynesiaTraveling from Israel to French Polynesia

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering French Polynesia.
Details and exceptions

All travelers are required to quarantine for 10 days at a designated center or home on arrival in French Polynesia. Travelers should perform a COVID-19 RT-PCR test on the 8th day of quarantine to end quarantine. Travelers are required to self-test the 4th day of their quarantine and have the swabs deposited at the health center closest to them or give them to the steward if they are on a designated site.

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 Israel from French Polynesia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from French Polynesia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from French Polynesia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).

Other COVID-19 restrictions for French Polynesia

Masks:Required on public transportation.


  • Most visitors from Israel can enter French Polynesia but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 10 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required on public transportation.

  • Closed

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