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Mandatory French Polynesia Entry Requirements and Sanitary Measures on Board and at Airports

Updated : 11 June, 2021

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Reopening of Borders to Tourism

Flights have resumed between Los Angeles and Papeete from May 2nd, but with new entrance requirements including vaccination and for non-vaccinated and those recovered from Covid-19, approval to travel from the office of the High Commission in Papeete via the ETIS platform and "Administrative Application". These applications forms must be completed between 30-6 days prior to travel. All airlines are unable to board passengers without these and other approvals.


Exact details regarding Entrance Approvals and Requirements are found in the MUST-READ Entrance Requirements for French Polynesia shown below. It is critical that all passengers read the Conditions of Entrance to French Polynesia as well as the CDC Entrance Requirements to the US, as shown below. If these sections are not read Boarding of the Aircraft may not be possible.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our Air Tahiti Nui call center, which may be reached PDT, Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM PST, Saturday-Sunday, 9:00AM-1:00PM PST, at 1 877 824 4846 or by email at res.us@airtahitinui.com.