Papeete, December 6th, 2021
Entry and stay conditions in The Islands of Tahiti
Important: For vaccinated travelers, registration must be completed within 30 days prior to departure in order to obtain authorization to travel.
Click on the visual below to see the complete protocol for entry and stay in The Islands of Tahiti with stopover or transit in the United States. These new formalities are likely to change in the coming weeks.
As of December 6, new requirements for entry and transit in the United States require an RT-PCR or antigen test to be taken less than 24 hours prior to departure from French Polynesia, applicable for all travelers aged 2 years and older.
Click on the visual below to see the complete protocol for entry and stay in The Islands of Tahiti from Honolulu, Los Angeles and San Francisco for US residents. These new formalities are likely to change in the coming weeks.
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 November 15th, 2021.
- The curfew is lifted.
Conditions of departure from The Islands of Tahiti
- Covid-19 tests on departure from Tahiti.
As of December 4, the French government will require a negative RT-PCR or antigen test to be taken less than 48 hours prior to departure from French Polynesia for all travelers aged 12 years and older arriving in French territory including The Islands of Tahiti. (according to the decree n°2021-1555 of December 1, 2021).
For the USA : Antigenic test can be done at the ILM test center at the airport or in Papeete or in the drugstores listed below.