The French government has moved more than 30 country to the green-travel list.

Key Points:

  • As of March 3, French authorities have moved Canada, India and South Africa among others to the green list. The green list now consists of EU member states and 78 other countries and regions.
  • Travelers from green-list countries do not need a compelling reason to enter France.
  • Travelers from green-list counties who are not fully vaccinated must still have a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result but no longer need to test or quarantine upon arrival.

Additional Information: Travelers from orange-list countries who are not fully vaccinated must continue to have a compelling reason to enter France, a negative pre-departure test result and may be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival. Children aged 12 and under are exempt from COVID-19 entry and health requirements. A full list of France’s entry restriction’s and health protocols can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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