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Source: Republic of France in French The French Republic has issued the following statement:

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Due to the evolution of the epidemic, a new containment has been introduced since Thursday, October 29, 2020 at midnight for a minimum period of 4 weeks. During the confinement system, each time you leave your home, you must bring a document justifying that your movement is linked to one of the authorized reasons. With the easing of confinement, the grounds widened from November 28, 2020. A new model of exceptional travel certificate and professional proof are available. Failure to comply with these rules could result in a fine.

From Friday November 27 at midnight, for any outing away from home, you must have with you a document justifying that your trip is linked to one of the authorized reasons. This document is to be presented to law enforcement in the event of an inspection.

Depending on your situation, several certificate models are available:

the exceptional travel certificate in paper format or digital usable (available in English and in “Easy to read and understand”) for:
travel between home and the place of exercise of professional activity or a training establishment, professional travel that cannot be postponed, travel for a competition or an examination (such as a driving license);
travel between home and educational institution (school, college, high school);
travel to purchase supplies in establishments whose activities remain authorized, for services whose supply is authorized, for order withdrawals and home deliveries;
go to an authorized cultural establishment (library, media library, etc.);
go to a place of worship;
consultations, examinations and care that cannot be provided remotely or deferred and the purchase of medication;
displacement for compelling family reasons, for assistance to vulnerable and precarious people or for childcare;
moving ;
the movement of people with disabilities and their companions;
short trips, within the limit of 3 hours per day and within a maximum radius of 20 kilometers around the home, linked either to the individual physical activity of people, to the exclusion of any collective sporting practice and any proximity to other people, either for a walk with only people grouped together in the same home, or for the needs of pets;
a judicial or administrative summons and to go to a public service or to a legal professional, for an act or a process that cannot be carried out remotely;
participation in missions of general interest at the request of the administrative authority;
participation in a rally, meeting or activity on public roads or in a place open to the authorized public;
a trip to pick up the children from school and during their extracurricular activities.

proof of business travel necessary to get to work or for a business trip. It must be established by the employer. For salaried workers, it is not necessary to bring along with this proof, the exceptional travel certificate. Non-salaried workers, for whom this proof cannot be established, must, on the other hand, obtain the exceptional travel certificate by checking the first reason for travel.
proof of school trip necessary to accompany his children to school and which requires the contact details and stamp of the establishment where his child is accommodated. For more information, see Students and parents: a certificate is required for trips between home and school .

Note: The exceptional travel certificate is directly accessible from the “TousAntiCovid” application. It allows you to save your data and keep the QR code of your last generated certificate.

Note: Certificates can also be drawn up on plain paper. They must then be completed or written in a pen with indelible ink.


Failure to comply with these measures results in:

first sanction: a fine of € 135, increased to € 375 (in the event of non-payment or non-dispute within the time limit indicated on the notice of violation);
in the event of a repeat offense within 15 days: a fine of € 200, increased to € 450 (in the event of non-payment or non-dispute within the period indicated on the notice of violation);
after 3 offenses in 30 days: a fine of € 3,750 punishable by 6 months’ imprisonment.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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