Coronavirus - Advice for Foreign Nationals

The virus identified in January 2020 in China is a novel coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2. The illness provoked by this virus has been named COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Since 11 March 2020, the WHO has classified the global COVID-19 situation as a pandemic; this means that the epidemic is now global.

For information from the French Government about COVID-19 visit

Please visit France Diplomacy for information specifically for foreign nationals on:

- International travel and travel within France
- Duration of validity for residence permits
- Students
- Work (employee, employer, business, cross-border workers)
- Childcare

publié le 30/07/2020

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