• 16 October 2020

    COVID-19 : Information on measures upon arrival in France - updated 14 Oct

    Public health measures are applicable to all travellers leaving or entering France. Moreover, restrictions on access to French territory are in place, depending on travellers’ country of departure.

  • 7 October 2020

    Attestation for South African travelers

    Letter for South Africans travelling to France during COVID-19 pandemic
    (Updated 07 October 2020)

  • 16 March 2020

    Covid-19 - LAST MINUTE !

    France has been identified as a high-risk country by the South African government in light of the #COVID19 pandemic. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster, announcing a number of measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus. These measures include a travel ban on foreign nationals from high-risk countries as from 18 March 2020. The French (...)

  • 11 March 2020

    Presentation of the Simone Veil Prize of the French Republic (3 March 2020)

    On 3 March 2020, during Equality Week, the Simone Veil Prize of the French Republic was awarded to the Ecuadorian group “Vivas Nos Queremos” by the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and the Secretary of State for Equality and the Fight against Discrimination, Marlène Schiappa.

  • 2 March 2020

    Feminist Diplomacy

    Gender equality is a priority for the French government. The French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) spearheads this commitment through its feminist foreign policy.

    Coronavirus - Advice for Foreign Nationals wishing to enter or already in France

    Last update : 1 October 2020

    FRANCE-VISAS The official website for visa application to France



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