France reopens borders for fully vaccinated travellers arriving from Qatar

  • 8 months   ago
In light of the vital improvement from the ongoing pandemic in both the countries, France has announced that it will be reopening its borders for travellers arriving from Qatar holding a valid visa. All passengers will be exempted to arrive in France if they are fully vaccinated.
In a twitter post the French Embassy announced this decision of reopening its borders and mentioned that it will also reopen visa service in the coming weeks. 
Advising all the travellers from Qatar to France in a post the Embassy stated: “As of 9 June, Qatari or third-country travellers from Qatar, if they already have a fully valid visa and are otherwise fully vaccinated, may re-enter France without quarantine on arrival.”
The Embassy also said that, “Upon departure from Qatar, presentation of evidence of a complete vaccination cycle - 2 weeks after the second injection of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, 4 weeks after the injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 2 weeks after single injection for those with a history of Covid-19,” it added.
Along with this, the travellers will be asked to present a negative PCR test certificate of less than 72 hours or a negative antigenic test of less than 48 hours.
The Embassy further added that, “For those who do not already have a fully valid visa, the embassy is working to reopen the visa service in the coming weeks, with no date at this stage.”