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Article Annex II

1. List of countries or administrative regions whose passport holders are exempt from visa to enter and stay in the territory of French Polynesia for three months within six months, unless more favorable provision in an agreement of movement, and limits this exemption:

 

COUNTRY OR REGION
administrative

RELEVANT CATEGORIES
by the visa waiver

South Africa

Waiver applies only:
holders of diplomatic passports or service;
holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Albania

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport or a biometric passport.

Algeria

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport.

Andorra

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Antigua and Barbuda

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Saudi Arabia

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport.

Argentina

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Armenia

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport.

Australia

Visa waiver:
Except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise an activity in France paid and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.
In addition to Australian nationals, this visa exemption also applies to nationals of Norfolk (associated with the Australia territory), Australian passport holders.

Azerbaijan

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport.

Bahamas

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Bahrain

Exemption visa applies only:
-to holders d ' a passport diplomatic or special;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Barbados

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Benin

Visa waiver applies to only a secure diplomatic passport holders.

Belarus

Visa exemption applies only to holders of a Passport on which is affixed a multiple entry visa with the period of validity of between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Bolivia

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Bosnia

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport or a biometric passport.

Brazil

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.

Holders of British passports whose nationality mentioned on the page of personal data is not British Citizen

Exemption applying to only holders of a British passport bearing, on the personal data page, the topic nationality:
-British Nationals (Overseas); or
-British Subject and the mention that the passport holder has the right of abode in the United Kingdom (right of abode).

Brunei

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Canada

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Chile

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

China

Visa exemption applies only to holders of a Passport on which is affixed a multiple entry visa with the period of validity of between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

China (Hong Kong)

Visa waiver for holders of passports of the special administrative region of Hong Kong of the People's Republic of China.

China (Macao)

Visa waiver for holders of passports of the special administrative region of Macao of the People's Republic of China.

China (Taiwan)

Visa exemption applying to only holders of passports issued by Taiwan involving a number of identity card.

Colombia

Visa exemption applying to only holders of diplomatic or service passports.

Congo (Brazzaville)

Visa waiver applicable until July 31, 2013 only a secure diplomatic passport holders.

South Korea

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.

Costa Rica

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Croatia

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Dominican Republic

Visa exemption applying to only holders of diplomatic or service passports.

El El Salvador

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

United Arab Emirates

Exemption visa applies only:
-to holders of a diplomatic or special passport;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Ecuador

Visa exemption applying to only holders of diplomatic or service passports.

United States

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border. In addition to American nationals, this exemption also extends to nationals of the Samoan Islands U.S. and Guam (territories benefiting from the status of non-embedded from the USA) and American passport holders.

Gabon

Visa exemption applying to only holders of diplomatic or service passports.

Guatemala

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Honduras

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

India

Visa exemption applies only to holders of a Passport on which is affixed a multiple entry visa with the period of validity of between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Israel

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Japan

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.

Kazakhstan

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport.

Kuwait

Exemption visa applies only:
-to holders of a diplomatic or special passport;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Kiribati

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of)

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport or a biometric passport.

Malaysia

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Northern Mariana Islands

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Morocco

Visa waiver applies only holders of diplomatic passports.

Marshall Islands

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Maurice

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Mexico

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.

Federated States of Micronesia

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Moldova

Visa waiver applies only holders of diplomatic passports.

Monaco

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport including stays for a period exceeding three months.

Montenegro

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport or a biometric passport.

Namibia

Visa exemption applying to only holders of a diplomatic passport

Nauru

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

Nicaragua

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

New Zealand

In addition to New Zealand nationals, the visa waiver extends also to nationals:
-Islands Tokelau (territory under New Zealand sovereignty) and Niue (status of free association with the New Zealand), New Zealand passport holders;
-Cook Islands, hold a New Zealand passport.

Oman

Exemption visa applies only:
-to the holders of diplomatic, special passports or service;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Palau

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Panama

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Paraguay

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Peru

Visa exemption applying to only holders of a diplomatic or special passport.

Qatar

Exemption visa applies only:
-to holders of a diplomatic or special passport;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Russia

Exemption visa applies only:
-to holders of a diplomatic passport;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

San Marino

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport including stays for a period exceeding three months.

Holy See

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

Solomon Islands

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Western Samoa

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

Senegal

Visa waiver applies only holders of diplomatic passports.

Serbia

Exemption applies only to holders of a diplomatic passport or a biometric passport, excluding holders of Serbian passports issued by the Serbian coordination Directorate (Serbian: Koordinaciona uprava).

Seychelles

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

Singapore

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.

Thailand

Visa waiver applies only holders of diplomatic passports.

Tonga

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Tunisia

Visa exemption applying to only holders of a diplomatic or special passport.

Turkey

Visa exemption applies only to holders of diplomatic, service or special passports.

Tuvalu

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

 

 

Ukraine

Exemption visa applies only:
-to holders of a diplomatic passport;
-to holders of an ordinary passport on which is affixed a visa for multiple entries of which the period of validity is between six months and five years, issued by a French consular authority.

Uruguay

Exemption of short stay visa extending to any type of passport.

Venezuela

Visa waiver except to make a stay of a duration not exceeding three months in order to exercise a gainful activity in France and only if the following conditions are simultaneously met:
-a work permit is required by the rules of French Polynesia for this activity;
- and the foreign national is not able to present this work authorization when crossing the border.

Viet Nam

Visa waiver applies only holders of diplomatic passports.