Entry requirements

This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in Monaco set and enforce entry rules. For further information contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to. You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

The authorities of the Principality of Monaco have announced new measures applicable to all travellers arriving in the Principality. Regardless of nationality, you must contact the COVID-19 Call Centre as soon as you arrive in Monaco if you enter the Principality from either:

  • A country within Europe which has recorded more than 60 cases per 100,000 people in 14 days (areas marked red, and dark orange on the following map on the ECDC website.

  • A country outside Europe.

Travellers will be required to provide their contact details and other relevant information. They may be subject to a period of quarantine. More information is available on the website of the Government of Monaco.

Anyone aged 11 or over who enters Monaco from a foreign country may be asked by the authorities for proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test, carried out less than 72 hours before arrival.


France handles immigration and customs matters for Monaco. If your passport describes you as a British Citizen you will not need a visa to enter France. Other British passport holders should check the current entry requirements on the website of the French Foreign Ministry and if necessary confirm with the nearest French Diplomatic mission.

Passport validity

You must hold a valid passport to enter Monaco. Your passport must be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required.

UK emergency travel documents

UK emergency travel documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Monaco.