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Government Imposed Entry Restrictions

French Polynesia Entry Requirements

21 May 2020:  The French Polynesian Government has lifted the lockdown that has been in place for the past two months as there are currently no active cases of COVID-19 within the country.  However, internation travel access to French Polynesia remains suspended until further notice.  These entry restrictions have been in place since 18 March 2020. 

An announcement regarding the resumption of international flights to/from French Polynesia is expected before mid-June.  This announcement will provide information on when flights will resume, along with entry restrictions and information on what medical certificates, if any, will be required. 

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New Zealand Government Travel Policy

09 April 2020:  Every traveller arriving into New Zealand on a flight which departs from another country after 23:59 on 9 April must go into one of two registered facilities for a minimum of 14 days.   For more information view the current Government regulated border controls.


19 March 2020:  In response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the New Zealand Government announced on Thursday 19 March 2020, significant new measures that apply to all international travellers arriving in New Zealand that took affect at 11:59pm on March 19th 2020. 

From this time only New Zealand residents and citizens (and their children and partners) will be permitted to enter New Zealand. This includes the Realm countries, Australian citizens and permanent residents ordinarily resident in New Zealand, airline and marine crew. There will be some exceptions, on a case by case basis, for example for essential health workers, humanitarian reasons,  and others.   Those who are permitted to enter the country will need to comply with a 14 day self isolation requirement.

International Transit passengers:  New Zealand’s borders will be closed to international transit passengers from 0200 hours Thursday 26 March 2020 (NZDT). No passengers will be able to transit international flights in New Zealand after this time

Domestic Transit passengers:  Passengers who arrived on international flights after 0200 hours Thursday 26 March 2020 (NZDT) will not be able to connect to a domestic flight during this 14 day period.  New Zealanders needing to take onward domestic flights will be required to provide a self-isolation plan for their arrival port, such as Auckland, or the government will provide temporary accommodation for the 14-days

You can keep yourself informed by visiting the New Zealand Ministry of Health website or the New Zealand Government COVID-19 website for full and up to date information.



Australian Government Travel Policy

The Australian Government announced on Thursday 19 March 2020, that from 9:00pm AEDT 20 March 2020 that only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia.  All eligible people entering Australia will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, either at home or in a hotel.  

To keep informed on Australia’s entry requirements please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

US Government Travel Policy

Any passenger who is NOT an American citizen holding an American passport OR legal permanent resident of the United States will be DENIED entry if they have visited or transited Mainland China, Iran or selected European countries.  In addition, American citizens, legal permanent residents, and their immediate families who are returning home to the U.S. to travel through one of 13 airports upon arrival to the U.S., will be submitted to an enhanced entry screening and self-quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.  Please keep yourself informed by visiting the Department of Homeland Security website prior to travel.

French Government Travel Policy

On 16 March 2020, the Government of France announced measures to minimise contact and travel. A containment system will be put into effect throughout France starting Tuesday, March 17 at 12:00 p.m., for a minimum of fifteen days. If necessary, travel is permitted in the following cases: 

  • Between home and work when telework is not possible;
  • To make essential purchases in authorized local shops;
  • For health reasons;
  • To care for children or help vulnerable people;
  • Brief movements near or around my residence for individual exercise or pet care.


As of 17 March 2020, the Government of France announced that European Union external borders will close for 30 days.  For more information please visit Embassy of France or review the Advice by Country