COVID-19 entry restrictions for French Polynesia

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for French Polynesia’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

If you’re planning travel to French Polynesia, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

French Polynesia is a French Overseas Territory. There’s no British Embassy in French Polynesia. Consular support is limited however, the British High Commission Wellington in New Zealand can provide some consular support to British nationals.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in French Polynesia, attacks cannot be ruled out. See Terrorism

Crime levels are low.

Many hundreds of British tourists visit French Polynesia each year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Tropical storms can occur between the months of November and April. See Natural disasters