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Leaving for French Polynesia

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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Embassy of France – 58 Knightsbridge - London - SW1X 7JT - t 0207 073 1000 - www.ambafrance-uk.org

France also has consular offices in London and Edinburgh.

Republic of Ireland

Embassy of France – 36 Ailesbury Road - Ballsbridge - Dublin 4 - t 01 277 5000 - www.ambafrance.ie

Time difference

There is an 11-hour time difference between Tahiti and the UK and Ireland in summer and a 10-hour time difference in winter. When it is 12 noon in Papeete, it is 11pm in London and Dublin in summer and 10pm in winter.


A current passport (valid for six months after departure from the country) is required for stays of less than three months for citizens of the European Union. For longer stays, a visa is required.


Recommended vaccinations : DT Polio.

Travel insurance is advisable (automatically provided by some bank cards).


www.fco.gov.uk - www.dfa.ie - For travel advice issued by government bodies.


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