The French government has put new entry restrictions in place for travelers from the United Kingdom.

Key Points: 

  • Under a change that took effect May 31, all travelers from the U.K. must have a compelling reason to enter the country.
  • All travelers over the age of 11 must present proof of a negative PCR test conducted within 48 hours of departure.
  • All travelers from the U.K. who are granted entry must undergo a seven-day quarantine and conduct another PCR test at the end of the isolation period.

Additional Information: For more information on qualification for a compelling reason, visit here.

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

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group. For additional information, please contact

Copyright © 2021 Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. All rights reserved. Reprinting or digital redistribution to the public is permitted only with the express written permission of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. For inquiries please contact