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Travel information

Since May 1stThe Islands of Tahiti are reopened to the countries identified with limited epidemic risk” and specifically for travelers residing in the USA for at least 30 days prior to departure.

Travel from “countries with high epidemic risk” remains restricted to the three compelling reasons (health, family, work) for the time being. The health situation in France and in Europe does not allow an opening at this stage; it will be necessary to verify the effects of their confinement that needs to be lifted by the national authorities before allowing access to these markets.

Entry and stay conditions in The Islands of Tahiti

The new entry and stay protocols are available. These protocols take into account vaccinated travelers and those who are immunized in order to continue managing the health situation in The Islands of Tahiti and to protect its population as well as its visitors.

These new protocols are applicable to:

  • travelers coming from the United States ;
  • travelers from France and other countries who are restricted to the three compelling reasons (health, family, work).

Important: registration on must be filled between 30 to 6 days the latest, prior to departure in order to obtain authorization to travel.


Other travelers:

Non-vaccinated and non-immune travelers are subject to quarantine for 10 days in Tahiti, regardless of the result of their test on arrival.



Travelers under  6 years old are not subject to quarantine.

Children aged 6 years old or over who are not vaccinated and not immunized will be subject to quarantine in Tahiti with an adult.


Self-Test D+4:

Four days after their arrival in The Islands of Tahiti, all travelers have to carry out a self-test. A Self-Test kit is provided to them upon their arrival at the airport of Tahiti.


Tests at traveler’s expense:

Tests upon arrival and during the stay are at the traveler’s expense. Rates are:

  • 5 000XPF for vaccinated and immunized travelers
  • 12 000XPF for other travelers


Antigenic tests at departure from Tahiti:

For passengers departing to the United States requiring a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding, the test center at the Faa’a international airport is opened since May 1st. The center is opened on days when flights to the US are scheduled from noon until 6:30 PM.

These new formalities are available below and also published on the Tahiti Tourism website and may change in the coming weeks.
French Polynesia entry and stay conditions