Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France  (June 12, 2022)

Location: All France and Monaco

Event: Predeparture COVID-19 test no longer required for travel to the United States.

Effective June 12, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) rescinded the requirement that travelers present a negative COVID-19 test performed within one calendar day before departure to the United States (https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/fr-proof-negative-test.html).  This applies to all travelers, U.S. citizens and foreign nationals alike. Predeparture tests are no longer required.

The order requiring that non-U.S. citizen, non-U.S. immigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to the United States on an immigrant visa) travelers must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination remains in effect. As a reminder, this rule applies even if the non-U.S. citizen, non-U.S. immigrant traveler is the spouse, child, or parent of a U.S. citizen or resident.

French government COVID restrictions remain in effect for people who test positive while in France.  This includes a requirement for self-isolation of 5-10 days, depending on the traveler’s vaccination status and optional follow-up testing.

Actions to Take:

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Paris, France  +33 (1) 43 12 22 22
CitizenInfo@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Marseille, France +33 (1) 43 12 22 22
CitizenInfoMarseille@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Strasbourg, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22
USAStrasbourg@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs+1 202-501-4444 (from overseas) or +1 888-407-4747 (from the United States)France Country Specific InformationEnroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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