This was announced this Friday by the French Government, which also specified that vaccinated people from countries outside the EU qualified in its “green list”, which has been expanded this week to include Japan, will be exempted from testing. to the eight who had no restrictions so far: Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Israel Y China.
The Secretary of State for Tourism, Jean-Baptiste LemoyneHe explained in an interview to the BFMTV channel, as published by the EFE agency, that those who do not have the vaccination schedule will have to continue presenting a PCR or antigen test carried out at most 72 hours before shipment.
For those arriving from countries on the “orange” list, which includes a large part of the world, people who have received the immunization schedule with any of vaccines authorized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) They will also have to present a negative PCR test of less than 72 hours.
Unvaccinated people who intend to enter France from those countries in “orange”, where the coronavirus circulates but with a controlled circulation, will continue to be unable to do so unless they have “a compelling motive“, for example family or professional.
Regarding those from countries on the “red” list, that is, where the virus circulates and there are variants considered disturbing, a compelling reason will be needed even if you are vaccinated.
On the red list are India, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, South Africa, Colombia, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Turkey and Pakistan.