UK (incl. N. IRELAND) TO FRANCE Travel Restrictions
We are operating our ‘Travel Safe’ programme to ensure the safety and comfort of both passengers and crew on all our services. In accordance with public health guidelines, it is required to wear face coverings onboard our ships and at ports where social distancing isn’t possible. See what we are doing here.
At present, United Kingdom is classified in the “Amber” category for travel to France, therefore the following requirements apply:
Arrivals into France from the United Kingdom (incl. Northern Ireland):
All passengers aged 11 years or older must be in possession of either a negative test result from an RT-PCR COVID-19 test taken 72 hours before departure or a Rapid Antigen COVID-19 test taken 48 hours before departure. Self-administered Antigen tests are not accepted.
Passengers who are fully vaccinatedwith an EMA approved vaccine (2 weeks after completion of a 2 dose vaccine, or 4 weeks after a 1 dose vaccine) do not need to justify an essential reason for travel or to self-isolate on arrival. Children under the age of 18 years old, who are travelling with fully vaccinated adults, will be exempt from requirements to self-isolate and provide an essential reason for travel, regardless of whether the minor has been vaccinated or not.
Passengers who are not vaccinated need to complete a travel certificate form detailing essential reasons for travel, and self-isolate for 7 days on arrival. Random antigen tests may be administered to non-vaccinated arrivals.
Proof of completion of vaccination or test results will be required for check-in and inspection at border control and entry refused for non-compliance.
Sworn Statements required for Check-in:
Passengers aged 11 years or older are required to complete a declaration that they do not have COVID-19 symptoms, have not knowingly been in contact with a confirmed case in the preceding 14 days, and will submit if required RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival in France. Sworn Statement in English form Passengers aged 11 years or older, or link to Online Form in French
Passengers aged under 11 years are required to complete a declaration that they do not have COVID-19 symptoms and have not knowingly been in contact with a confirmed case in the preceding 14 days. Sworn Statement in English form Passengers Aged < 11 years.
By law, French Authorities require passengers to wear a face mask / face covering when arriving into France and when in a closed public area. Please have a face mask / face covering with you when travelling with us and remember that social distancing and face-covering rules are in place throughout France.