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ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING FRANCE


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorization will be required for every Israeli citizen for short-stay period in France starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter France. All tourists entering French territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Austrian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted. All the French overseas territories (French Guiana, French West Indies and Reunion) follows the same visa regulations of the motherland.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Israel who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorization will become a mandatory requirement for every Israeli citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
French custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into French territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
  • Alcohol: Spirits (1L), wine (4L), beer (16L)


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering France with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Minors up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.


List of Israeli diplomatic offices in France


Embassy of Israel in Paris, France

Address: 3, rue Rabelais, 75008 Paris - FranceCheck on map


Phone: 01 40 76 55 00


Fax: 01.40.76.55.55


Email: Envoyer un Email


Website: http://paris1.mfa.gov.il


Office Hours: --


Consulate General of Israel in France

Address: 146 RUE PARADIS , 13006 MARSEILLE , MARSEILLECheck on map


Phone: 33 4 91533990


Fax: 33 4 91533994


Email: INFO@MARSEILLE.MFA.GOV.IL


Office Hours: MON-FRI 10:00-12:00



List of French diplomatic offices in Israel


Consulate General of France in Jerusalem, Israel

Address: 5 rue Paul Emile Botta, PO box 182 , 91001 JerusalemCheck on map


Phone: [972] (2) 629 85 00


Fax: [972] (2) 629 85 01 / 629 85 02


Email: diplomat@france-jeru.org


Website: http://www.consulfrance-jerusalem.org


Consulate of France in Haifa, Israel

Address: 37 rue Hagefen, BP 9539 - 31095 HaifaCheck on map


Phone: [972] (4) 813 88 11


Fax: [972] (4) 813 88 00


Email: cslhaifa@actcom.co.il


Website: http://www.ambafrance-il.org


Consulate of France in Tel-Aviv, Israel

Address: Immeuble Migdalor - BP 26126, 1/3 Ben Yehouda, 62285 Tel AvivCheck on map


Phone: [972] (3) 520 85 00


Fax: [972] (3) 520 85 28/29


Email: consulat@ambafrance-il.org


Website: http://www.ambafrance-il.org


Embassy of France in Tel-Aviv, Israel

Address: 112 Promenade Herbert Samuel, BP 3480 - 63572 Tel AvivCheck on map


Phone: [972] (3) 520 83 00


Fax: [972] (3) 520 83 40


Email: diplomatie@ambafrance-il.org


Website: http://www.ambafrance-il.org



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About France

Capital: Paris
Languages: French 100% (with regional dialects and sub-languages)
Area: 547,030 KM2
Population: 64,768,389
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +33

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