the new rules for traveling to and from

Depending on whether travelers are vaccinated or not, air passengers to or from Martinique, as well as navigators, must respect the rules. The prefecture recalls that “since June 9, 2021, a health pass has been temporarily launched to accompany the French in returning to normal life, minimizing the risks of contamination”.



From Friday, April 1, 2022, the lifting of the curfew is effective in Martinique. It was decreed on July 13, 2021, due to a critical health situation.

As a result, travel conditions to and from Martinique have evolved. To leave the island to another national territory, an affidavit is required.

Any passenger 12 years or older, if you are not vaccinatedYou must justify that your posting is based on a compelling reason of a personal or family nature, for a reason of health emergency or for a professional reason that cannot be postponed. In addition, you agree to:

  • Present the negative result of a biological virological screening test (RT-PCR) with less than 72 hours or an antigenic test that allows the detection of the SARS-CoV-2 N protein with less than 48 hours before shipment.
  • Accept that a screening test or examination can be performed on arrival, 7 days after the 2nd injection for double injection vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, Astra-Zeneca, Novavax), 4 weeks after injection for single injection vaccines (Johnson & Johnson), 7 days after injection (only one injection is necessary) of a vaccine in people who have already had a history of Covid-19.

“Vaccinated passengers are not subject to these obligations”, specifies the prefecture.

A vaccinated person is a person who can attest to the completion of a complete vaccination schedule. As of February 1, 2022, in order for their vaccination schedule to remain recognized as complete, people over eighteen years of age who wish to enter the national territory must have received a dose of complementary messenger RNA vaccine no later than 9 months after vaccination. injection of the latter. required dose.

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Passenger registration at the airport.



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Likewise, any passenger 12 years of age or older, if you are not vaccinatedit is subject to the same rules as for those leaving the island. If the latter is vaccinatedmust present the negative result of a biological virological screening test (PCR test) less than 72 hours old or an antigenic test that allows the detection of the SARS-CoV-2 N protein carried out less than 48 hours before shipment .

For passengers to and from Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy, Guyana: any passenger 12 years of age or older, if you are not vaccinated, you must justify that your trip is based on an urgent personal or family reason, a health emergency reason or a professional reason that cannot be postponed. Still here, vaccinated passengers are not subject to these obligations.

From June 9, 2021, passenger flows between France and abroad have been reopened “according to methods that vary according to the health situation of third countries and the vaccination of travelers”.

A classification of countries has been defined on the basis of health indicators. It is likely to be adapted according to the evolution of the epidemic situation. From July 1, 2021, the “European Pass”, also called “EU digital COVID certificate”, is implemented in all Member States, with a transition period of six weeks. Its use is legally foreseen until June 30, 2022.

Prefecture of Martinique

Find the list of green, red and orange countries at : https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus/deplacements

“Tor passenger 12 years or older, if you are not vaccinatedYou must justify that your trip is based on an urgent personal or family reason, a health emergency reason or a professional reason that cannot be postponed.

It also undertakes to present the negative result of a biological virological screening test (PCR test) of less than 72 hours or antigen that allows the detection of the SARS-CoV-2 protein N carried out less than 48 hours before shipment, to accept that a screening test or examination can be carried out on arrival.

If this traveler is vaccinated You must also present the negative result of a PCR or antigenic test of less than 72 hours carried out less than 48 hours before your departure.

If the interested party is not vaccinatedthis is the same restriction as before. Also, she must “they undertake to declare their place of solace in honor”. Coming from Martinique and destined for a red country, the trip must be justified by an imperative health, professional or family reason.

Boats / sea / yachts

Meeting of boats (illustrative image)



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Sea travel methods are similar to air travel. “However, sea days are taken into account in the 7-day isolation period for people who do not have a complete vaccination schedule.

As well, “any arrival in Martinique must be declared to the CROSSAG” by email (antilles@mrccfr.eu) with the subject “Declaration of entry into Martinique – Vessel [XXXXX]and the following attached documents:

  • The attached entry declaration duly completed to be sent at least 24 hours before the expected time of arrival
  • Any document that justifies the compelling reason
  • The negative result of a biological virological screening test for each passenger, performed less than 72 hours before departure.

From June 9, 2021, a health pass has been temporarily implemented to help the French return to a normal life and minimize the risk of contamination.

The Prefecture of Martinique

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