All you should know about the Health Pass.
Since July 21, 2021, it is mandatory to access all events or places where receiving more than 50 people with the Health Pass.. And from August 9, it becomes mandatory in cafes, bars, restaurants, shopping centers, retirement homes and long-distance travelling.
To facilitate your travels, we would like to share relevant information that may concern you:
What is the “Health Pass”?
The “health pass” is a document which proves that a person has been vaccinated against covid 19 or is not infected with the virus. The document is available online (via the TousAntiCovid app) or by paper.
Here is one of the three documents to present (one of these 3 pieces of evidence is enough):
- The vaccination certificate
- Proof of a negative test of less than 48 hours
- The result of a positive RT-PCR or antigen test attesting to the recovery from Covid-19
Where the “Health Pass” is compulsory?
Since July 21, 2021, the health pass is mandatory to access all events or places receiving more than 50 people. These are all the places planned for cultural, sporting and leisure activities as well as fairs or trade shows.
In detail, the places concerned are:
- Audition, conference, screening and meeting rooms
- Marquees, tents and structures
- Concert and performance halls
- Festivals (both sitting and standing)
- Indoor sporting events
- Outdoor establishments
- Gaming rooms, escape-games, casinos
- Places of worship when they host cultural and non-religious activities
- Fairs and exhibitions
- Zoological parks, amusement parks and circuses
- Museums and temporary exhibition halls
- Libraries (except university and specialized ones)
- Cultural events organized in higher education establishments
- Fairgrounds with more than 30 stands or attractions
- Any cultural, sporting event or festive, organized in public space likely to give rise to control of the access of people
- Ships and cruise ships with accommodation
- Discos, clubs and dancing bars.
From August 9, the health pass will be required for adults in:
- – cafés
- – bars and restaurants, whether indoors or on the terrace;
- – shopping centers (by decision of the local authorities according to the sanitary conditions)
- – hospitals, retirement homes, medico-social establishments for accompanying persons, visitors and patients received for scheduled care. The pass cannot be requested in the event of a medical emergency;
- – planes, trains (TGV, Intercités) and interregional coaches for long distance journeys.
Who does it concern?
The pass is requested in the places concerned for all people who are older than 18 years old.
Indeed, the pass is not compulsory for children and adolescents under 17 years old, yet this will be made compulsory from August 30.
Foreign tourists must also comply with the obligation of the health pass to access the places where it is in force.
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