France Vaccine Passport Ended for Tourist Visitors

By | August 16, 2023 | in Passes

As of March 14, 2022, a Covid-19 vaccination certificate / “Health Pass” / “pass sanitaire” is no longer required in France.

Travel into & around France is not restricted for Covid in any way. There are:

  • no vaccination requirements
  • no Covid testing requirements
  • no restrictions on entry for tourism

The official France government page detailing this can be found here:

The below article is kept as is for archival purposes, but again, none of the below restrictions / requirements are in place as of March 14, 2022.


France will now (as of Nov. 8, 2021) provide a French vaccine passport (“Health Pass” / “pass sanitaire” / COVID certificate) with a QR code for tourists & visiting foreign nationals who have been vaccinated with an EU-approved vaccine and can present original proof of their vaccination along with a passport.  (Vaccinated UK citizens don’t need this.  They can use their NHS vaccination proof.)

The EU-approved vaccines are:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech
  • Moderna
  • AstraZeneca
  • Johnson & Johnson / Janssen

Pharmacies throughout France can review your vaccination card & passport and issue you a vaccine equivalency health pass for a fee of 35€ (or possibly less, but this is the maximum they can charge for this service by law).

For more information see:

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