COVER-FIRE CERTIFICATE – This measure is maintained throughout the national territory between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., until June 30.
Since Saturday January 16, France has applied a general curfew. After several stages of deconfinement, the curfew time is set at 23 hours since June 9. It is scheduled to end on June 30.
Curfew certificate to download
You can download the document in the “Travel certificate” section on the website of the Ministry of the Interior.
On the form, you are asked to fill in your last name, first name, date and place of birth, full address, then indicate a reason for authorized exit, and finally to sign.
Download the exceptional travel certificate
Smartphone curfew certificate
It is possible to use a smartphone certificate generator by going to this page of the Ministry of the Interior’s website.
They are then asked to fill in their last name, first name, date and place of birth, full address, then indicate the reason and time of authorized exit.
Once these steps have been completed, the site can generate its certificate, which is placed on your smartphone or your computer in the form of a PDF file, containing the information communicated.
This document presents at the bottom of its page a QR Code: a graphic barcode containing all your information, with the date and time at which the document was edited (to avoid fraud). This will be scanned by the police during a possible control. This page is accessible offline, from all terminals: smartphone, tablet and computer.
Make sure you take your identity card with you, which will be requested regardless of the version – digital or paper – of your certificate.
Travel certificate on plain paper
It is also possible to complete this certificate on free paper. «Of course we (can) always continue to write (the reason for the trip, Editor’s note) on free paper, especially for older people or people who would not have a printer or photocopier available immediately.», Had specified the Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin, during the previous curfew.
What motives allow you to travel?
People who come home from work or go there, claim a health requirement, have to visit a loved one in a situation of dependency or take their pet for a walk, can circulate during the curfew provided with this certificate.
Here are the six usually derogatory reasons for travel:
- Travel between home and place of practiceprofessional activity or the place ofeducation and training, business trips cannot be postponed. Travel related to general interest missions at the request of the administrative authority.
- Travel for consultations and care cannot be insured remotely and cannot be deferred or for the purchase of health products.
- Travel for compelling family motive, for assistance to vulnerable or precarious people or for childcare. Travel of people in handicap situation and their companion.
- Travel to respond to a convocation judicial or administrative.
- Travel related to transits rail, air or bus for long distance trips.
- Short trips, within a maximum radius of one kilometer around the home for the needs of pets.
Fines for non-compliance
Any offender is liable to a fine of 135 euros then, in the event of a double recidivism (three frauds in total), to 6 months of imprisonment and a fine of 3,750 euros.
In the event of a repeat offense over the next fifteen days, the fine is increased to 1,500 euros. After three repeat offenses, a 6-month prison sentence and a fine of 3,750 euros can be given.
Proof of business trip
There is a “proof of business trip”. The employer hereby certifies that the travels of the following person, between his domicile and the place or places of exercise of his professional activity or during the exercise of his functions, cannot be made before the curfew time.
Download the proof of business trip
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