The Passenger Locator Form for France is a travel document that should be filled by anyone who is over 18 years old and is travelling to France.
It should be done before arriving at the airport terminal. Those who are under 18 years old should include their information on the parent’s/guardian’s public health passenger locater form.
The purpose of this travel document is to contact you in case of any other person who has travelled with you develops COVID-19 symptoms so that you can get quarantined accordingly.
Therefore, you should fill the form for entry even if you are transiting from France to a third country destination.
Note: You should remember that providing false information in this document is a criminal offence. Therefore, you should be honest in providing information for this form and you shouldn’t falsify your COVID-19 test results.
How should you apply for the Passenger Locator Form for France?
The required documents before you submit the Passenger Locator Form for France;
- The passport details of the passengers who are above 18 years old.
- All the information about where you travelled/stayed before arriving in France.
- The reference numbers of the bookings you have made for the COVID-19 testing package you have to take after arriving in France (but Covid-19 testing is only needed for passengers who are 4 years old and above).
You can either keep this saved on your smartphone or print it out to be presented at the France border control as proof of completion.
What are the COVID-19 Travel Requirements for France?
For the fully vaccinated travellers,
- • If you are above or under 12 years old, you don’t have to present any negative COVID-19 tests or additional health-related travel documents when travelling to France.
- • But you should present your vaccination certificate when you arrive at the border control of France.
- • Then you and any unvaccinated children that travel with you will not be quarantined in France.
For unvaccinated travellers,
- You should provide two documents in digital or print format at the border control of France depending on your age range,
(Can be downloaded at www.interieur.gouv.fr)
- For those who are 18 years old and above- “Travel certificate to Metropolitan France”
- For those who are 12 years old and above- “Statement of Honour”
- • You should provide a negative non-NHS PCR test result or a non-NHS Antigen (lateral flow) test if you are a traveller of 12 years old and above. The tests should be taken no more than before 24 hours before arriving in France.
- • You should be quarantined for a week after arriving in France if you are a traveller of 12 years old and above.
- • But you will not be quarantined if you are a traveller who is transiting to a third country destination and is intending to stay at the airport for less than 24 hours.
Please remember to have all the above-mentioned documents with you before arriving at the border control of France.