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The French Government are advising not to travel, except for imperative reasons. From 00.01, Sunday 24th January, a negative PCR test taken less than 72 hours prior to departure will be required for all European travellers arriving in France. This affects those departing for France by air or maritime routes from Sunday 24th 2021 onwards. Controls will be carried out at boarding (air and sea links) or during the checks that may be carried out upon entry into French territory. Different measures will apply for border workers and road transporters. Please refer to the website of the French Embassy in Dublin and of the French Foreign Ministry, for full information in French and in English.

The Irish Government have announced the requirement of a negative/not-detected pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test for all those Age 6+ travelling to Ireland from abroad (including from France). Please consult our FAQ webpage for information on travel to Ireland and France, visiting the Embassy, passport and visa queries and the French government website and in English for up to date information on restrictions in France. 

Due to the high circulation of Covid-19, a curfew between the hours of 6pm-6am is in place across France for at least 15 days, from 16 January. If you need to leave your home during these hours, you must complete and carry a declaration, available on the website of the Ministry of the Interior

In light of Covid-19 restrictions, the Embassy is currently operating hybrid working. In order to provide a safe environment for our staff and our visitors, and in adherence to public health measures in France, our public offices are available, by appointment only, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (excluding bank holidays). Please contact us by phone or email if you require assistance. 

If you would like to contact the Embassy, you can email us or call us on +33 1 44 17 67 00 between 9.30am-5.30pm, Monday-Friday. Outside these hours, if you require emergency consular assistance, please leave a message on +33 1 44 17 67 00 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

For information in relation to Covid-19, please also follow us on twitter and visit the Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advice page.

If you have questions on the impacts of Brexit, please see our Brexit FAQs page. Si vous avez des questions sur Brexit, consultez notre FAQ en francais

Si vous êtes citoyen français, pour les questions liées aux déplacements en Irlande et les mesures relatives au coronavirus, vous êtes invités à consulter le site « conseils aux voyageurs » du Ministère des Affaires Étrangères. 

Vous pouvez également nous suivre sur twitter et consulter la page de conseils aux voyageurs du ministère des Affaires étrangères. 

Si vous souhaitez contacter l'ambassade, envoyez un courriel ou bien laissez un message auquel nous répondrons dans les plus brefs délais au numéro suivant +33 1 44 17 67 00, entre 09h30 et 17h30 du lundi au vendredi.

En cas d’urgence en dehors de ces horaires, merci d’appeler le +33 1 44 17 67 00 et de laisser un message vocal.

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