We do not provide services for this country.

FRENCH POLYNESIA VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for French Polynesia:  
nationals of the European Union, the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brunei, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Solomon Islands, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Nauru, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea (only for New Caledonia), Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Holy See, Western Samoa , Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan (passport bearing the number of the identity card), Tonga, Tuvalu, United States,  Uruguay, Venezuela.

Bearers of passports of the Hong Kong special administrative region (People’s Republic of China) and the Macau special administrative region (People’s Republic of China). 

Holders of a British passport marked " nationality ": " British Nationals (Overseas) " or " British Subject " and mention that the passport holder has the right of abode (mention) in the United Kingdom.

  FRENCH POLYNESIA visa service & travel information

WE DO NOT PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THIS COUNTRY

FRENCH POLYNESIA VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for French Polynesia:  
nationals of the European Union, the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brunei, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Solomon Islands, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Nauru, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea (only for New Caledonia), Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Holy See, Western Samoa , Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan (passport bearing the number of the identity card), Tonga, Tuvalu, United States,  Uruguay, Venezuela.

Bearers of passports of the Hong Kong special administrative region (People’s Republic of China) and the Macau special administrative region (People’s Republic of China). 

Holders of a British passport marked " nationality ": " British Nationals (Overseas) " or " British Subject " and mention that the passport holder has the right of abode (mention) in the United Kingdom.

FRENCH POLYNESIA TRANSIT VISAS:

Transit visas for French Polynesia are required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to a third country within 3 hours by the same aircraft without leaving the airport.

FRENCH POLYNESIA HEALTH:

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas. Infants under 1 year are exempt.

Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.

FRENCH POLYNESIA WEATHER:

Warm all year round with brisk sea breezes. Rain falls throughout the year & with the hot season being between Nov-Mar.

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR FRENCH POLYNESIA:

Location of French Polynesia: South Pacific
Local Time in French Polynesia:
Gambier Islands: GMT-9
Marquesas Islands: GMT-9½
Rest of French Polynesia: GMT-10
Capital City of French Polynesia: Papeete
Population of French Polynesia: 270,000
Language(s) spoken in French Polynesia: French, Tahitian, some English
Dialling Code for French Polynesia: 689
Emergency numbers in French Polynesia: Police: 17. Fire: 18. Ambulance: 15
Driving in French Polynesia: Driving is on the right. National licence required
Electricity in French Polynesia: 110/220V AC 60Hz
Currency of French Polynesia: Pacific Franc (XPF)
Notes: XPF: 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000
Coins: XPF: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Major credit cards are generally accepted. Travellers cheques are recommended
Opening Hours in French Polynesia:
Bank: 0800-1530 Mon-Fri
Office: 0800-1600 Mon-Fri, 0800-1200 Sat
Shops: 0730-1130 & 1330-1700/1800 Mon-Fri, 0730-1130 Sat
Hints for French Polynesia: Business is conducted in French, some executives speak English, particularly those connected with tourism
Tipping in French Polynesia: Not customary
Import Allowances for French Polynesia: For persons of 17 years of age or older:
200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 200gr of tobacco
2 lit of still wine & 1 lit of spirits more than 22°
50gr of perfume & 250ml of toilet water
Other goods to the value of XPF 5,000 (per child up to 15 XPF 2,500)
Prohibited/Restricted in French Polynesia: Drugs, counterfeit items & cultured pearls of non-French Polynesian origin, animal products, plant products, cultural products, guns & weapons

Airports in French Polynesia:

Tahiti-Faa'a International (PPT)

For further information, please contact:

UK Tourist Office
Tahiti Tourisme
3rd Floor Colechurch House
1 London Bridge walk
London, SE1 2SX
tel: +44 20 7367 0933
fax: +44 20 7407 3810
website: http://www.tahiti-tourisme.co.uk/

EMBASSY

Represented in the UK by:
Consulate General of France
21 Cromwell Place
London, SW7 2EW
tel: +44 20 7073 1250, 0906 550 8940* (visa enq)
hours: 0845-1130 (Mon-Fri)
* calls cost £1 per minute

 
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