The Secretary of State for European Affairs has indicated that it will now be necessary to test less than 24 hours for unvaccinated travelers returning from the UK.
Strengthening monitoring of unvaccinated travelers from the UK, Minister of State for European Affairs, Clement Boone, announced Monday 12 July on Twitter, following Emmanuel Macron’s announcements.
“Among the ‘orange’ countries, the system is also reinforced for the UK: for the unvaccinated, testing of less than 24 hours is required initially (plus the compelling reason),” Clément Bohn wrote on Twitter, after he also made an announcement of travelers returning from Spain or Portugal.
72 hours so far
Classified as ‘orange’ (country at risk) since July 1, a negative PCR test less than 72 hours or an antigen test less than 48 hours before departure has been required so far.
This is still the case previously, as Clément Beaune did not specify a date for the entry into force of this action.
accessed this tuesday 13th july, UK page on the France Diplomatie It states that “if the traveler has not been vaccinated (or if his vaccination schedule is incomplete), he or she must provide a compelling reason to return to the Capital Territory” and “must submit to the carrier and border control authorities a negative PCR test dating back to the From 72 hours prior to departure (the departure of the first flight in the case of a connecting flight) or a negative antigen test less than 48 hours before departure (the departure of the first flight in the case of correspondence travel).