Bora Bora Destination Entry Requirements
Destination Entry RequirementsTahiti borders are open to USA Residents only. The NEW entry requirements include full vaccination with the 2nd shot taken at least 14 days prior to arrival for all (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J), approval from the High Commission in Papeete which must be processed via the ETIS online application form no earlier than 30 days and no later than 6 days prior to arrival. Airlines are unable to board passengers without the approval. Airlines are NOW asking for passengers CELL PHONE CONTACT DETAILS to be entered in their records so they may receive flight updates. Details of the entrance requirements are available from 2 different websites: https://www.airtahitinui.com/us-en/french-polynesia-entry-requirements-air-tahiti-nui and https://tahititourisme.com/en-us/covid-19/ . Should you need to adjust your plans please call the Classic Vacations Reservation Call Center at 800-221-3949 or your dedicated Classic Preferred number. For Vaccinated Travelers or Travelers with Proven Immunity (Non-vaccinated/non-immune travelers aged 6 and older are subject to 10-day quarantine. Travelers under aged 6 are exempt) Travelers who have not been in the US for 30 consecutive days prior to departure may be refused entry. Between 30 and 6 days prior to departure • Complete the ETIS form; one form per person. Registrants are required to upload a completed vaccination card or proof of immunity (positive serology test completed between 15-30 days prior to departure). Once completed they will receive the ETIS receipt and an additional boarding authorization from the High Commission to their email address. • It is recommended that these forms are completed as soon as the travelers are eligible (between 30 and 6 days prior to departure). • A copy of their flight confirmation is required. • If traveling based on proven immunity, they will also need to upload proof that they have had COVID-19 between 15 days and 6 months prior to traveling. This can be a positive COVID-19 test or a doctor’s note certifying the patient had previously contracted COVID-19. • Print, fill in and sign the Sworn Statement to the High Commission to abide by sanitary regulations upon arrival in French Polynesia. This does not need to be uploaded, but needs to be kept with their paperwork for check-in. Three (3) days prior to departure • Travelers must take an RT-PCR test and receive their negative test results in order to board their flight. Results must show it is an RT-PCR test completed within three (3) days of international departure date. This cannot be a rapid test, home test or self test; if they are, they will be denied boarding. It must be conducted by a medical professional and must be an RT-PCR test. Day of flight checklist • Vaccination certificate/card with vaccinations shown to be complete at least 14-days prior to departure OR proof of immunity (serological test that shows positive for antibodies) taken between 15–30 days prior to departure • ETIS confirmation e-mail and separate boarding authorization letter from the High Commission • Negative RT-PCR results within three days of departure • Sworn Statement to the High Commission to abide by sanitary regulations upon arrival in French Polynesia (one per person, printed, signed) • Passport ANTIGENIC TESTING FROM TAHITI: Returning to the USA a negative Covid-19 Antigen test result is required. The Covid-19 Testing Center will be available at Tahiti Papeete Faa'a Airport. The center will be open every day when a flight to the USA is scheduled from 3:00pm - 7:00pm. Results will be available approximately 1 hour after collection for the antigenic test. Charges apply and may be paid direct.