In view of the national decree concerning the easing of border restrictions applicable since June 9th, the conditions of entry and stay in The Islands of Tahiti are changing.
Vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine. Children under the age of 18 can travel freely with a vaccinated parent or legal guardian.
Important: registration on www.etis.pf must be filed between 30 to 6 days the latest, prior to departure.
For unvaccinated travelers and travelers who have not been in one of the approved countries* for a minimum of 15 days prior to departure, a boarding authorization must also be granted from the High Commissioner. Compelling reason for travel still applicable: Health, Family, Work. Tourism is not a compelling reason for travel.
* France and French territories (except Guyana), United Kingdom or countries listed as “green” (including United States and Canada).
Requirements for Vaccinated Travelers:
For unvaccinated travelers and travelers who have not been in one of the approved countries* for a minimum of 15 days prior to departure:
Please note that Antibody, Self-Testing, Home Testing or Rapid Tests of any kind (other than the accepted Antigen Test that allows for the detection of the “N” protein), including rapid RT-PCR tests such as the Abbott ID NOW are not accepted by the Health Authorities of French Polynesia and aircraft boarding will be denied.
Requirements for Children (Under 18):
Click on the visuals below to see the entire protocol. Please note that it may change in the coming weeks.
This fee covers the processing of administrative and sanitary requests, Etis procedures, arrival tests and tracing of passengers disembarking in French Polynesia.
The amount of the fee will be tiered according to the type of traveler:
Antigenic tests at departure from Tahiti
For passengers departing to the United States requiring a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding, the test center at the Faa’a international airport is reopened. A this stage, the center is open on days when flights to the US are scheduled from 3 PM until 8 PM.
In order to expediate your boarding process for your return flight to the United States, you may also pre-register for your antigen test and avoid a potential wait prior to departure. Two days prior to your return to the United States, you can contact [email protected], with your last name, first name, date of birth and your file number obtained upon your arrival in French Polynesia (found on the label affixed to the back of your passport).
Full details can be found here
All molecular tests proposed with the abbreviations below* are accepted:
*RT-PCR = reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction;
*RT = reverse transcriptase ;
*RT-LAMP = loop-mediated isothermal amplification;
*TMA = Transcription Mediated Amplification;
*STAR = Selective Temperature Amplification Reaction.
Home Collection and Saliva tests are not accepted.
Travelers are considered fully vaccinated by the French Polynesian authorities if they have complete one of the following vaccine schedules:
– Comirnaty (Pfizer) 2 shots
– COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna 2 shots
– COVID-19 Vaccine Astra Zeneca 2 shots
– COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen » (Johnson & Johnson) 1 shot
The deadlines to be respected between full anti-COVID 19 vaccination and departure:
A self-test kit will be given to you upon your arrival at the airport. This is an oral and nasal test that you must perform yourself, on the 4th day of your arrival, on the date indicated on the envelope containing an information note as well as a self-test kit with instructions to follow. Carry out the self-test kit to be deposited :
– At the ILM center or at a health center;
– at the reception desk of your accommodation.
“在无另行通知之前，禁止任何抵达法属波利尼西亚的游船在法属波利尼西亚的内水和领海内调用、抛锚、停泊或下船。”——2020年10月20日HC 3099 CAB号法令第13条。