France health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit France

France is a big country with around 67M French. Official language is French. France uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in France is Euro (EUR).

πŸ™οΈ Paris
πŸ—£οΈ French
πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 67M β˜€οΈ ~11 Β°C 🌧 ~69 mm πŸ‘ Developed 🚩 641k km2 (247k miΒ²)
🧳 Destination Infromation
🎫 Visa Exemption
πŸ—ΊοΈ Passport Strength
πŸ“§ French visa Online
πŸ›ƒ Customs rules
πŸ›οΈ Embassies

Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is often reported in Europe between April and November. For further information, please visit the CDCTick-borne Encephalitis Advice.

H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in France. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.


It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

As hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A, travellers should consult with their doctor prior to travel to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is necessary.

A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

Countries nearby France

More on France travel and visa information

All the informations you need to schedule your trip to France.


Destination Infromation

Want to visit France ? Check our tips !


Visa Exemption

Check who can come to France without visa requirement.


Passport Strength

Check countries nationals of France can visit without visa.


French visa Online

Apply for visa to France online.


Customs rules

Want to visit France ? Check customs regulation !


LGBT Destination info

Check if France is LGBT friendly for travel.


French embassies

Check list of France embassies around the globe !