新冠病毒COVID-19 旅行限制信息

Papeete, October 15th, 2021

Entry and stay conditions

Important: registration on www.etis.pf must be filed within 30 days prior to departure.

Vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine. Children under the age of 18 can travel freely with a vaccinated parent or legal guardian.

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, United Kingdom, United States or countries listed as “green“. 

Requirements for Vaccinated Travelers:

  1. The registration receipt from the ETIS* platform (please complete this application 30-6 days prior to departure)
  2. A negative laboratory RT-PCR test performed less than 72h before departure or an antigen test (allowing the detection of the “N” protein of the SARS-CoV-2) performed less than 48h prior to departure.
  3. It is recommended to also bring the proof of vaccination document, if vaccinated
  4. Children under 18 traveling with a vaccinated parent or legal guardian must take an additional test (provided on arrival) to be done at day 4 and day 8 which are to be deposited at their hotel or in a dedicated health center

Other 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:

  • The registration receipt from the ETIS* platform (please complete this application 30-6 days prior to departure).
  • An authorization to travel into French Polynesia issued by the High-Commissioner from the “Administrative Application” (to be found on the ETIS platform).
  • A compelling reason for travel: Health, Work, or Family
  • A negative laboratory RT-PCR test performed less than 72h before departure or an antigen test (allowing the detection of the “N” protein of the SARS-CoV-2) performed less than 48h 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):

  • Children traveling with a parent or legal guardian who is vaccinated: The child must take 2 self-tests (distributed upon arrival) to be done at day 4 and day 8 which are to be deposited at their hotel or in a dedicated health center
  • Children traveling with a parent or legal guardian who is unvaccinated: The child will be subject to a compulsory 10-day quarantine along with parent or legal guardian in TAHITI ONLY with a requirement to take a RT-PCR Self-test (distributed upon arrival) at day 4 and day 8.

Click on the visuals below to see the entire protocol. Please note that it may change in the coming weeks.

More information:

Health Surveillance Fee

From July 20, 2021, upon obtaining the Etis receipt, travelers is required to pay a flat fee to cover costs associated with Covid 19 health measures.

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:

  • Vaccinated traveler 5 000 xpf
    • Vaccinated person age 12 and over
  • Unvaccinated travelers 12 000 xpf
    • Unvaccinated travelers age 12 and over
      Specifics : Minors between 6 and 11 years old (include):

      • 5000 XPF if they are traveling with a fully vaccinated adult or legal guardian
      • 12 000 XPF if they are traveling with an unvaccinated adult or legal guardian
    • People under 6 years old
    • Student residing in French Polynesia – with supporting documents
    • Person returning from medical evacuation – with supporting documents
    • Accompanying person returning from a medical evacuation – with supporting documents
    • Flight attendants and health professionals, residing in French Polynesia, travelling for their professional activity with a stopover outside of Tahiti less than or equal to 7 days

Antigenic tests at departure from Tahiti to the United States

Here are the opening hours of the test center at the Faa’a international airport :

  • Monday to Thursday – 7:30AM to 8:00PM
  • Friday – 7:30AM to 3:00PM
  • Saturday – 7:30AM to 12:00PM and then from 3:00PM to 8:00PM
  • Closed on Sunday

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. At least two days before 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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
– Entry contitions –


Conditions of movements within The Islands of Tahiti during lockdown

As part of the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in French Polynesia, the High Commissioner and the President of French Polynesia announced the new measures in place to gradually lift restrictions applicable as of  Saturday October 16th:

  • The Islands of Tahiti’s borders are still open and commercial flights will continue to operate. As such tourists are welcome to travel to our islands as long as they comply with the existing entry protocol and the new measures in place in some areas of the territory. For the moment the flight programmes of international and domestic airlines remain unchanged.
  • Regarding the new measures of movements and activities applicable as of  Saturday October 16th :
    • The curfew is still in place, it will start one hour later from 10 pm to 4 am daily in French Polynesia. The travel authorisation for the curfew is available on the High Commission’s website.
    • The lockdown applicable on weekends in the Society Islands will be lifted.
    • International tourists on the islands under weekend lockdown will be allowed to:
      • travel to and from the airport or the ferry terminal (with the travel authorisation available on the High Commission’s website).
      • enjoy freely their place of lodging as long as they stay within the property. Activities respecting current health measures are allowed within tourist accommodation. Activities in a designated area in the lagoon in front of tourist accommodation (beach, snorkelling, swimming, paddle boarding, etc.) are permitted.
      • leave their accommodation for professional or health reasons or for essential goods purchases (with the travel authorisation available on the High Commission’s website).
    • Tour companies  may re-open and are subject to limit their tours to 50% of capacity.
    • Nautical charter and pleasure cruising may resume with a specific protocol for their activity in the islands subject to travel restrictions and lockdown measures, with respect for barrier measures.
    • Cruising from Papeete to the islands may resume. Stopovers are forbidden on weekends in the islands subject to the lockdown measures.
  • Regarding domestic travel from Tahiti or Moorea to other islands:
    • As a reminder,  international visitors aged 12 or over who are fully vaccinated can travel from Tahiti or Moorea to other islands, as long as they can provide a proof of vaccination to the carrier.
    • Unvaccinated minors aged 12 or over traveling with a vaccinated adult : They will be required to provide a negative test result – antigen or auto test result performed under the supervision of a health professional within 48 hours of departure or RT-PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure. This test can be performed at the Tahiti airport, at the ILM open from 3 pm to 8 pm at the cost of 1 500 XPF. This test can also be performed in a pharmacy (costs vary).
    • Visitors traveling between two islands of French Polynesia and who are transiting through Tahiti or Moorea without leaving the airport are not affected by these measures.
    • International visitors under 12 years old travelling with a vaccinated adult can travel freely from Tahiti or Moorea to other islands  (no vaccination proof, no compelling reasons and no negative test to be provided).

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
– Movements conditions within The Islands of Tahiti

以下是逗留期间的注意事项

  •  Since the reopening of the borders on July 15, 2020, The Islands of Tahiti have applied a common policy of canceling and modification to allow travelers to make reservations in full confidence

    The common policy and the list of members

     

    • RT-PCR TEST OR ANTIGEN TEST

    All travelers aged of 12 years and older must provide:

    • proof of a negative RT-PCR test (any RT-PCR test listed on this FDA site is allowed) carried out less than 72h prior to their international air departure.
    • or proof of a negative antigen test allowing for the detection of the “N” protein of the SARS COV-19, carried out less than 48 hours prior to the flight to French Polynesia.

    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;
    *Isothermal amplification;
    *STAR = Selective Temperature Amplification Reaction.

    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.

    The results of this test (RT-PCR or antigen) must be negative and will need to be presented to airline staff upon check-in prior to boarding the flight to French Polynesia.

    No boarding will be allowed if the test is positive.

    • VACCINES

    Travelers are considered fully vaccinated by the French Polynesian authorities if they have completed one of the following vaccine schedules or have received two shots combined of either Pfizer, Moderna, or Astra Zeneca/Vaxzevria :

    – Comirnaty (Pfizer) 2 shots
    – COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna 2 shots
    – COVID-19 Vaccine Astra Zeneca/Vaxzevria 2 shots
    – COVID-19 Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine 1 shot

    The deadlines to be respected between full anti-COVID 19 vaccination and departure:

    • 7 days after second dose for Pfizer, Moderna and Astrazeneca/Vaxzevria or combined vaccines
    • 28 days for the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine

     

    • Each adult must fill out an ETIS request online on the dedicated platform (www.etis.pf) between 30 and 6 days prior to departure mainly agreeing to:
      • Declare health status:
        • You are vaccinated: since August 10, it is no longer necessary to make a Health request. Complete your ETIS request directly.
        • You are not vaccinated: 1. Declare your compelling reason (at least 6 days before your departure) and make your Health request. 2. Complete your ETIS request.
      • Commit to respect the health protocol;
      • Have travel insurance or personally assume all expenses related to cost of care including hospitalization, confinement, or repatriation, should the visitor fall ill during their stay;
      • Provide information about the stay in French Polynesia (except for residents) : itinerary, inter-island transport, accommodation (e-mail contacts / telephone / dates of stay);
      • Pay the fixed contribution to the health surveillance fees.

      The Etis request is to be completed online on the dedicated digital platform www.etis.pf [Electronic Travel Information System].

      Once completed a receipt with an ETIS number will be issued by email;

      Travelers must also receive a boarding authorization from the High Commissioner. Document must be completed within 30 days prior to departure.

      A printout of this receipt and boarding authorization must be presented upon check-in together with the test results in order to be able to board the flight to French Polynesia and all documents will need to be presented upon arrival at Tahiti’s Faa’a international airport.

      The  printout receipt of the health engagement form is to be kept with the traveler at all times and in all places during their stay in French Polynesia.

      For more information please contact : [email protected]

    • SWORN STATEMENT

    All travelers will have to provide a Sworn Statement to submit to the rules relating to the entry on the territory. Download the Sworn Statement HERE to complete and sign. This Sworn Statement is to be presented to the transport companies as well as to the authorities in charge of border control.

    • RT-PCR SELF-TEST

    All travelers (from 6 years old) must undergo an RT-PCR self-test upon arrival, regardless of their vaccination status. A self-test kit with instructions will be given to them upon disembarking. The test can be performed  under the supervision of a health professional in a dedicated area at the airport from 5am and 10am. Outside of these opening hours, travelers must take their test on the day of their arrival and leave it at their hotel reception in Tahiti and Moorea or directly in one of the drop-off locations.

    Self-test kit will also be provided to all children under 18 years old (included unvaccinated children from 6 years old traveling with a parent or a legal guardian who is vaccinated or not). This is an oral and nasal test that they must perform themself, on the 4th day and the 8 day of their 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 both self-test kit to be deposited :
    – At the ILM center or at a health center;
    – at the reception desk of your accommodation.

    • 遵守国际航空运输协会(IATA)旅行健康协议的声明(在机场和飞机上全程适用);
    • 全程须佩戴口罩
    • 必须强制佩戴口罩:在所有封闭场所和EPR场所,部分露天公共空间(公园、集市、车库卖场等)、部分地方周围(学校、机场、渡轮码头、礼拜场所、体育设施等)、公共交通、授权聚集活动(葬礼、游行、专项聚会、导游团等)。
    • 整个旅行和逗留期间须遵守卫生预防措施;
    • 如果行程发生变化,游客应在Etis.pf网站上更新其文件的“行程”部分;
    • Every traveler is subjected to a 14-day quarantine in strict isolation in Tahiti only:
           => in a dedicated site at passengers’ own expense:
      The fixed financial contribution to the costs of the stay is fixed at 6,000 Fcfp per day and per person over eleven years old. This rate includes accommodation, three daily meals, health surveillance and transportation from the airport to the dedicated accommodation. Other expenses (telephone, dry cleaning, concierge service…) are the exclusive responsibility of the persons.
           => or at home:
      The request for home quarantine must be completed 72 hours before the departure flight to French Polynesia by the passenger.

      Download the home quarantine request form HERE to be sent to the following address: [email protected].

    • Carry out an RT-PCR test on the 12th day of the quarantine. If the test is negative, the person will be able to leave the isolation after fourteen days.
    • 游客的自我诊断:如果出现咳嗽,发烧或呼吸困难,请致电紧急健康热线40 455 000。如果游客有任何不适迹象,应立即拨打“15”(紧急服务电话);
    • 根据卫生局的诊断,遵循其指示,其中可能包括隔离措施和/或进行其他RT-PCR检测。

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