Updated Covid information

Clarifications regarding pre-boarding tests

Two options concerning the RT-PCR or antigeni test (negative to Covid-19) requested from vaccinated travelers before boarding:

  • The RT-PCR test must be performed less than 72 hours before your flight departure time to The Islands of Tahiti, regardless of the country of origin.
  • The antigen test detecting the SARSCoV2 must be performed less than 48 hours before your flight departure time to The Islands of Tahiti, regardless of the country of origin.

Details concerning vaccinated and immunized travelers

Travelers are considered immunized if they have:

  • Contracted Covid-19 and received at least one dose of vaccine between 2 and 6 months after contracting Covid-19*
  • Contracted Covid-19 more than 15 days after receiving at least one dose of vaccine

*For travelers immune by previous COVID infection : proof document can be a dated positive test result or a medical certificate by a doctor + proof of vaccination for 1 shot

Travelers are considered fully vaccinated if they received:

  • Comirnaty vaccine (Pfizer): 2 doses 
  • Moderna vaccine: 2 doses 
  • Astrazeneca/Vaxzevria vaccine: 2 doses 
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine: 1 dose
  • A mix of these authorized vaccines is also accepted

Clarification of contribution to health surveillance costs

  • 5000 XPF : Vaccinated travelers age 12 and over
  • 12 000 XPF : unvaccinated travelers age 12 and over
  • Minors between 6 and 11 years old (include):
    • 5000 XPF if they are traveling with a fully vaccinated adult or legal guardian
    • 12 000 XPF if they are traveling with an unvaccinated adult or legal guardian

Exemption for travelers less than 6 years old ; students residing in French Polynesia ; persons getting back to French Polynesia after a medical evacuation or their travel companion(s).

Conditions of movement within The Islands of Tahiti 

The measures concerning movement of people in The Islands of Tahiti  applicable from November 15, 2021:

  • The curfew is now lifted on all the archipelagos.
  • Wearing a mask is no longer mandatory outside.
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Useful information

– List of drugstores performing Covid-19 antigen tests with certificate of result in The Islands of Tahti : Click here
(Direct link : https://fr.calameo.com/read/0034615034dc8a22a371b)

– Here are the opening hours of the test center at Faa’a International Airport:

  • Monday to Thursday – 7:30am to 8pm
  • Friday – 7:30am to 3pm
  • Saturday – 7:30am to 12pm and 3pm to 8pm
  • Closed on Sunday

Find the updated entry and stay conditions on our website: www.TahitiTourisme.com/coronavirus. Please note that they are subject to modifications.

Introduction of a Health PassWhat is a Health Pass?

A Health Pass is the evidence of your health credentials presented in digital or printed format. It will be required for people over 12 years old and 2 months old and will be applied under the exact same conditions for residents and international visitors staying in The Islands of Tahiti. 

How to obtain a Health Pass ?

You will need to present one of the following  health evidence among the three following ones:

Please note that for French nationals including Polynesian residents, they can use the TousAntiCovid application.

For which activities is the Health Pass applicable?

  • Air and sea transportation from Tahiti and Moorea to the outer islands as of November 22, 2021. (It will not be applicable for travel between Tahiti and Moorea).
  • Discotheques, night clubs and dance halls as of December 1, 2021.
  • Cultural, artistic and festive events organized in establishments open to the public or open air events as of December 1st, 2021.
  • Trade fairs and exhibitions with more than 50 exhibitors as of December 1st, 2021.

Hospitals and clinics for visitors and patients with scheduled care as of December 1st, 2021.

United States Transit

Following the new requirements for entry and transit to the United States, which impose a complete vaccination status since November 8, 2021 (see Press Release of November 8, 2021), Tahiti Tourisme has produced a specific infographic on the conditions for entry and stay in The Islands of Tahiti with a stopover or transit in the United States.  

Please note that travelers coming to The Islands of Tahiti with a stopover or transit in the United States and having contracted a previous covid-19 need two doses to be considered as having a complete vaccination status. 

Tourists arriving in The Islands of Tahiti during the transitional period of implementation of the new U.S. requirements will be able to present themselves at any of the Health Department’s vaccination centers (Tahiti and all archipelagos) to receive a second dose of Pfizer vaccine. 

Find the updated Entry and Stay conditions on our website: www.TahitiTourisme.com/coronavirus. Please note that they are subject to modifications.