Since Saturday, January 2, 2021, 15 departments have been affected by a curfew from 6 p.m., while in others, it starts at 8 p.m. We take stock of the certificates that will need to be provided.
In order to better fight against the localized outbreaks of the epidemic in France, the government has instituted different curfews in regions of France. It is since Saturday, January 2, 2021 that the measures have been applied from 6 p.m. in 15 departments, where the health situation seems alarming. This concerns the Hautes-Alpes, the Ardennes, the Doubs, the Haute-Marne, the Marne, the Jura, the Meuse, the Meurthe-et-Moselle, the Territoire de Belfort, the Haute-Saône, the Vosges, the Moselle, the Nièvre and the Saône-et-Loire. The other departments remain under a curfew set at 8 p.m. In any case, it will last until 6 a.m.
What are the valid reasons for traveling during the curfew?
The reasons that will be valid for being able to go out during curfew hours are:
- Professional reasons
- Compelling family reasons
- A mission of general interest
- Medical reasons, people with disabilities and their companion
- The needs of pets
Where can I find the necessary certificates?
For these reasons, a certificate stating your imperative reason for travel must be presented in the event of an inspection. Depending on the reasons for your outings, various certificates are available:
- Proof of business trip
- The exceptional travel certificate
- Proof of school trip
A mobile version is also available; all are downloadable from the government website.
In the event of an unauthorized or unjustified exit, you may incur a fine of 135 euros. This can go up to 375 euros in the event of non-payment or non-dispute within the period indicated.