Travel Information

Travel Information

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Covid and Travel to France

Since 14 March 2022, the “vaccine pass” has been lifted in France in all areas where it was previously required (cultural and leisure venues, commercial catering, professional trade shows, etc.). Similarly, the COVID certificate is no longer required as of 1 August 2022.

For the most up to date information on international travel to France, click here.

Visa Information

All foreign nationals wishing to enter France must be able to submit statutory documents at the border concerning the reasons for their stay, their means of support and accommodation arrangements.

A visa is generally required, in the absence of a waiver. For general information and for preparing, submitting and tracking your visa application, log on to France-Visas, France’s official visa site.

France-Visas is a single portal with all the information you need to guide you through the process and help you every step of the way (preparing the application, entering details, submitting and tracking the application).

The conference organizers can provide an invitation letter if it is required for issuing a visa. ONLY to those attendees who have registered to attend the Conference in 2023 are eligible to receive an invitation letter. Once you have successfully registered for the conference, please get in touch at to request an invitation letter. Please note that beyond sending an invitation letter, the conference organizers are unable to help with the requirements of getting a visa

To and from Nantes Airport

Nantes Atlantique International Airport (IATA: NTE; ICAO: LFRS) is the main international airport serving Nantes, France. Nantes Airport is located in the municipality of Bouguenais, 10 km (5 miles) southwest from Nantes city centre.