According to Tahiti
Tahiti Entry Requirements, Find out what you need to enter the Tahiti Islands with links to the French Consulates.
”Tahiti Entry Requirements
Every visitor to French Polynesia must have:
1. A valid passport.
2. A return airline ticket to their resident country or to at least two more continuing destinations.
3. Sufficient funds to cover their planned stay.”
According to The Tahiti
The Tahiti Traveler - Tourist and travel information - Visas
”... Except for nationals of European Union and aliens holding a 10 year residence card for metropolitan France, all foreigners must have either a return ticket or pay a repatriation bond upon their arrival...”
According to NoonSite’s French Polynesia country listing:
”... Since the end of 1999 citizens of EU countries arriving by yacht are no longer required to post a bond (Article 3 of law no. 590 of 24 November 1999). Each person from a non-EU country on board the yacht must deposit in a French Polynesian bank a sum of money equivalent to a one-way air ticket back to their home country ...
... Yachts staying only a short period (up to one month) may be able to have the bond requirement waived ...”
Entry/Exit & Visa requirements conditions may change regularly. Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate of France
for the most up to date information.
Tahiti Tourisme, Papeete, Tahiti, Tel: +689 505 700 or Tahiti Tourisme - Official Web Site
Embassy of France, Washington DC
, United States: +1 202 944 6000
Embassy of France, London, United Kingdom: +44 (0)20 7073 1000
Embassy of France, Ottawa, Canada
: +1 613 789 1795
Embassy of France, Canberra, Australia
: +61 (0)2 6216 0100
Embassy of France, Pretoria, South Africa
: +27 (0)12 425 1600
Embassy of France, Dublin, Ireland
: +353 (0)1 277 5000
Embassy of France, Wellington, New Zealand
: +64 (0)4 384 2555
Embassy of France in the U.S.