Since Saturday January 16, France has applied a general curfew.
At the end of April, the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron announced that this curfew was maintained
throughout the country
, in order to prevent a resurgence of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The hour of curfew is set at
It will drop at
9 p.m. on May 19 and 11 p.m. on June 9
It is scheduled to end on June 30.
Curfew certificate to download
Travel certificate for people who are not confined.
You can download the document in the section "Certificate of exceptional travel in the departments subject to" reinforced measures "between 6 am and 7 pm" on the website of the Ministry of the Interior.
The certificate for people living in a confined area.
On the form, you are asked to fill in your last name, first name, date and place of birth, full address, then indicate a reason for authorized exit, and finally to sign.
Smartphone curfew certificate
It is possible to use a smartphone certificate generator by going to this page of the Ministry of the Interior's website.
They are then asked to fill in their last name, first name, date and place of birth, full address, then indicate the reason and time of authorized exit.
Once these steps have been completed, the site can generate its certificate, which is placed on your smartphone or your computer in the form of a PDF file, containing the information communicated.
This document presents at the bottom of its page a QR Code: a graphic barcode containing all your information, with the date and time at which the document was edited (to avoid fraud).
This will be scanned by the police during a possible control.
This page is accessible offline, from all terminals: smartphone, tablet and computer.
Make sure you take your identity card with you, which will be requested regardless of the version - digital or paper - of your certificate.
Travel certificate on plain paper
It is also possible to complete this certificate on plain
Of course we (can) always continue to write (the reason for travel, Editor's note) on free paper, especially for older people or people who would not have a printer or photocopier available immediately,
" had specified the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, during the previous curfew.
What motives allow you to travel?
People who come home from work or go there, claim a health requirement, have to visit a loved one in a situation of dependency or take their pet for a walk, can circulate during the curfew provided with this certificate.
Here are the eight usually derogatory reasons for travel:
Travel between home and the place of exercise of
or the place of
education and training
, professional travel can not be postponed.
consultations and care
that cannot be provided remotely and cannot be postponed or for the purchase of health products.
compelling family reasons
, for assistance to vulnerable or precarious people or for childcare.
Travel for people
and their companions.
Travel to respond to a
judicial or administrative
Travel to participate in
missions of general interest
at the request of the administrative authority.
Travel related to
rail, air or bus
for long-distance trips.
Short trips, within a maximum radius of one kilometer around the home for the needs of
Fines for non-compliance
Any offender is liable to a fine of 135 euros then, in the event of a double recidivism (three frauds in total), to 6 months of imprisonment and a fine of 3,750 euros.
In the event of a repeat offense over the next fifteen days, the fine is increased to 1,500 euros.
After three repeated offenses, a sentence of 6 months in prison and a fine of 3,750 euros can be given.
Proof of business trip
There is a "proof of business trip".
The employer hereby certifies that the trips of the following person, between his domicile and the place or places of exercise of his professional activity or during the exercise of his functions, cannot be made before 7 p.m. .
Download the proof of business trip
Download the proof of business trip