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Covid-19 - provisions applicable to travel to and from Corsica

 

The law passed by the Parliament provides for the application of the « Passe sanitaire » (health pass) for trips from the island of Corsica to the mainland as of August 9. Please, make sure to get a valid pass as soon as possible. For your information, you can find on www.sante.fr the screening locations where you can get a test.

 

All the journeys from the mainland to Corsica or from Corsica to the mainland are now covered by the « passe sanitaire » (health pass), whether it is by air or by sea.

Arrival in or departure from Corsica

From December 10, 2021, persons over 12 years of age wishing to travel from the mainland to Corsica or from Corsica to the mainland must :

  • always provide a « déclaration sur l’honneur » (statement of honor) : English version certificate from December 10.2021 (available below)
  • a certificate of vaccination against the Covid-19 virus (complete vaccination scheme as detailed below)
  • or, for non-vaccinated persons, the negative result of an RT-PCR test or an antigenic test that has been conducted less than 24 hours before boarding
  • or a certificate of immunity for people who have already contracted the Covid-19 virus. This document consists of a positive result of an RT-PCR or antigenic test conducted more than eleven days and less than six months prior the travel.

These documents (paper version or digital version through the TousAntiCovid app) must be presented to the transportation company upon boarding.
Be aware that the transportation companies will deny boarding to travelers without the required documents.
Random checks will also be carried out by police officers upon arrival in Corsica.
Once again, please find the map of the screening locations at www.sante.fr

Where can I get tested near me?

A list of all testing locations is available at https://sante.fr

Penalties

The amount of the fine is fixed at €135 for a first violation of the law and can go up to €3750 in case of repetition

 

What is a complete vaccination scheme?

My vaccination scheme is completed :

  • 7 days after the 2nd injection for dual-injection vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca) ; ;
  • 7 days after the injection of the vaccine for people who have already contracted the Covid-19 virus (only a single injection mandatory)..
  • 28 days after injection for vaccines with a single injection (Johnson & Johnson/Janssen).

Please note that as of December 15, the rules regarding the « passe sanitaire » (health pass) will change for people aged 65 and over, and for people vaccinated with the Janssen-vaccine. These people will have to get their booster shot (the third dose), as soon as they are eligible for (between 6 and 7 months after their last injection for people aged of 65+ and between 1 and 2 months for people vaccinated with the Janssen-vaccine).

How do I get my vaccination certificate of immunity? ?

Since May 27, 2021, all vaccinated persons in France, including those who were vaccinated before May 3, 2021, can retrieve their vaccination certificate on the "patient portal" of the Health Insurance (https://attestation-vaccin.ameli.fr). In addition, any health professional will be able to retrieve a vaccination certificate and print it out if a person requests it.
Once you have your vaccination certificate in hand, simply scan the QR Code on the right to import it and store it locally, in your phone, thanks to TousAntiCovid app.

Once you have your vaccination certificate in hand, simply scan the QR Code on the right to import it and store it locally, in your phone, thanks to TousAntiCovid app.

Can I provide a self-test result? ?

No, only RT-PCR or antigenic tests conducted less than 24 hours before boarding are allowed.

 

 
 

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