Travel formalities during Covid-19

 

All travel formalities listed below must be followed by all passengers prior to, during and on arrival of your flight. Before your flight, check the travel documentation needed for your destination.

IMPORTANT : It is the passenger's responsibility to comply with the health, immigration and travel rules issued by the relevant authorities of the countries of departure, transit and arrival in your itinerary. A number of information links are available below. We invite you to read them carefully.  

 

➜ Identity documents and visas

➜ All formalities

 

Depending on your destination, from the age of 6, a surgical mask may still be required during all phases of your journey from check-in to destination for all passengers traveling on an Aircalin-operated flight. Fabric or washable masks are not permitted.

Formalities by destination

To New Caledonia

As of Monday, August 1, 2022, all sanitary requirements to New Caledonia are lifted, according to the Decree 2021-699.

For more information on Covid-19 formalities, visit New Caledonia government website.

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to New Caledonia. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To Metropolitan France

As of Monday, August 1, 2022, all sanitary requirements to Metropolitan France are lifted, according to the Decree 2021-699.

For more information on Covid-19 formalities, visit New Caledonia government website.

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to France. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To Australia

IMPORTANT: Changing travel restrictions:

  • Removal of pre-departure testing since April 18, 2022;
  • Removal of mandatory vaccinations as of July 6, 2022;
  • Removal of the DPD Digital Passenger Declaration as of July 6, 2022;
  • Removal of self-tests on arrival as of July 6, 2022.

However, you must have a valid visa: eVisitor Subclass 651 visa for EU citizens, ETA Subclass 601 visa for non-EU citizens.

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to Australia. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

➜ Read more

 

For your return to New Caledonia, please refer to the formalities section above To New Caledonia

To New Zealand

IMPORTANT: Changes to travel restrictions from 12 September 2022:

  • Removal of mandatory vaccinations;
  • Removal of pre-departure testing;
  • Removal of self-testing on arrival.

As of Thursday, October 20, 2022, the Travel Declaration (NZTD) will no longer be required for all travelers to New Zealand.

 

However, you must have a valid visa:

➜ Apply for a visa

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to New Zealand. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To French Polynesia

As of Monday, August 1, 2022, all sanitary requirements to French Polynesia are lifted, according to the Decree 2021-699.

For more information on Covid-19 formalities, visit New Caledonia government website.

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to French Polynesia. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To Singapore

For all travellers to Singapore, the Arrival Card (SGAC) with electronic health declaration will be requested beforehand (to be completed in the immigration zone). 

➜ Read more

 

If you are vaccinated :

Travellers with a complete Singapore-recognised vaccination schedule, carried out at least 14 days prior to arrival, may enter Singapore without a PCR test prior to departure.

 

If you are unvaccinated:

Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travellers must present a negative PCR test result conducted within two days prior to departure for Singapore.

➜ Singapore entry requirements

Short-term visitors are required to take out COVID-19 travel insurance, with sufficient medical cover.

➜ Read more

 

Note:

  • Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to Singapore. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.
  • Please be advised that electronic cigarettes are not permitted in Singapore, in transit and at Changi Airport. Therefore, please ensure that you do not carry electronic cigarettes either on your person, in your carry-on luggage, or in your checked luggage.

➜ Read more

To Japon

If you are triple vaccinated :

The presentation of a negative PCR test carried out less than 72 hours before the flight is no longer required for travellers with a full vaccination schedule (3 doses). The authorised vaccines are : Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen and 2 doses only for : Novavax and Covaxin/Bharat Biotech. The information on the vaccination certificates (name and surname, date of birth, vaccine name, date of vaccination and number of doses) must be written (or translated) in Japanese or English.

However, some restrictions related to your country or region of stay prior to your arrival in Japan still apply:

 

Valid Vaccination Certificate Pre-departure Test Questionnaire On-arrival Test Isolation
With NOT Required Required - -
Without Required Required - -

 

If you are unvaccinated :

However, a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old is still required for unvaccinated persons, in addition to regional restrictions. Only the model certificate issued by the Japanese Ministry of Health should be used in this case.

➜ Read more

Note :

  • All persons (vaccinated or unvaccinated) intending to travel to Japan will be required to complete an online form regarding quarantine procedures. We strongly recommend the use of Fast Track (pre-registration is required), which simplifies quarantine procedures. Those who have registered for Fast Track do not need to fill in the questionnaire.
    ➜ Read more

  • Masks are no longer required on our flights to Tokyo. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To Vanuatu

From 12 September 2022, all health requirements for Vanuatu have been removed.

 

It is strongly recommended to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but unvaccinated persons are also allowed to travel to Vanuatu.

➜ Read more

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to Vanuatu. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To Wallis and Futuna

From Noumea or Nandi to Wallis and Futuna

From Friday 26th August:

  • Due to the evolution of the sanitary situation in Wallis and Futuna, the tests to enter the territory are no longer required.
  • Non-vaccinated people should justify a compelling reason to travel to the country.

The vaccination requirement applies to people in transit to Fiji.

➜ Read more

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to Wallis and Futuna. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

To Fiji

Passengers traveling from New Caledonia or Wallis and Futuna to Fiji must:

The vaccination requirement also applies to people in transit to Fiji.

➜ Read more

 

Unvaccinated : Unvaccinated persons, are not allowed to travel to Fiji except for exceptional reasons.

 

Note: Masks are no longer mandatory on our flights to Fiji. However, it remains an effective way to protect yourself and others.

Other destinations

The passengers travelling to a non french country and requested to show a negative covid 19 PCR test for their travel, need to make sure to have a both french and english translation of the test. The translation of the document can be requested at the test center.

Learn more about travel formalities for Hong Kong, China and for other destinations.