Travel to French Polynesia

French Polynesia Essentials

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CFP Franc (XPF)
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Time Zones
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Avg. Salary
CFPF 1,840,000 per year
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Calling Code
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Socket Type
A, B, C, E, and F (110 V/60 Hz and 220 V/60 Hz)
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United States

Many visa fees depend on your citizenship, or if you have multiple citizenships, the citizenship you use to travel.
United States

Some countries have lower visa fees or other special access for travelers who have legal residence in certain countries, even without citizenship.

Requirements for a citizen of United States

Cost of Living Comparison

CategoryUnited StatesFrench PolynesiaDifference
Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantCFPF 1,800
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseCFPF 6,000
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)CFPF 1,387
Milk (regular), (1 liter)CFPF 287
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)CFPF 258
Eggs (regular) (12)CFPF 513
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)CFPF 110
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)CFPF 3,000
Gasoline (1 liter)CFPF 138

Local Guidelines & Protocols

Government measures: Restrictions in place

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in French Polynesia can be found at

Use of mask: Required

Face masks are required on public transportation and in health care settings.

Public transportation: Operating

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants: Open

Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars: Open

Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs: Open

Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops: Open

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

Source: Tahiti Tourism

French Polynesia COVID-19 Statistics

Last Updated 6/21/2022

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Learn when you'll get your visa

You will receive your visa by:

Jun 30, 2022 if submitted today

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