France eases COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers

France eases COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers
Above, airline passengers show their self-attested movement document to French civil security officials at Nice airport in southern France on Feb. 22, 2021. (AFP)
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Updated 11 March 2021

France eases COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers

France eases COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers
  • All other restrictions, such as a requirement for a negative COVID-19 test less than 72 hours before travel, would remain in place

PARIS: France will ease some COVID-19 restrictions on international travel outside Europe, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.
The ministry said in a statement that travelers to or from Australia, South Korea, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Britain and Singapore would no longer have to need a compelling reason to travel.
All other restrictions, such as a requirement for a negative COVID-19 test less than 72 hours before travel, would remain in place, the ministry said, adding a decree was due to be published on March 12.