Outings and purchases

Outings and purchases

Last update: 10/01/2022
  • Everyone over 16 years of age must present a Health Pass to access restaurants and bars that consume both indoors and outdoors
  • Masks must be worn in all indoor and outdoor areas

It is compulsory to wear a mask both indoors and outdoors at all times throughout the Principality. 

It is also strongly recommended to wear a mask in private areas, especially when a person from outside the home or a vulnerable person is present.

 

As provided for in Article 29 of the Penal Code, the amount of the fine for not wearing a mask is set for each class of offence according to the following categories:

  • In the event of a breach: from 75 to 200 euros
  • In the event of a repeat offence: from 200 to 600 euros
  • In the event of a third offence within one month: from 1,000 to 2,250 euros (Article 26 of the Penal Code)

The Health Pass in Monaco is extended to all populations as specified below:

1. All persons over 16 years of age must present their Health Pass to consume inside and on the terraces of restaurants and bars.

2. The Health Pass will also be required for access to theatres and congresses when there are more than 300 people.
This affects venues including the Opera House, Théâtre Princesse Grace and the Grimaldi Forum spaces.

3 . Staff in direct contact with artists in the context of an entertainment activity.
The person in charge of the establishment or venue hosting an entertainment activity may make access to this establishment or venue subject to the presentation of one of the documents listed in point 2 above for staff in direct contact with artists, regardless of the number of visitors or spectators hosted.

4. Staff of an establishment or place of congress activity.
The person in charge of the establishment or venue hosting a congress activity may require staff to present a health pass for access to this establishment or venue.
The person in charge may also require visitors and speakers to show a health pass if the number of visitors received is less than one thousand. It is advisable to find out more before attending the event or congress in question.

5. Staff and customers of hairdressers or in any beauty establishment (beauty treatments, tattooing, etc.)

6. Construction sector employees in close contact with each other during their professional activity

7. Visitors to the CHPG or an EHPAD
At their request, the managers of health establishments and establishments for the elderly are entitled to ask for the production of a health pass for the access of visitors to certain services. This does not apply to patients who have an appointment for a medical consultation or who have to go to the emergency room.

8. Persons practising a sport in an association or federation, whether indoors or outdoors.
With the exception of sports in schools, students who have to take a school examination for certification and professional sportsmen and women

9. As of 17 January, employees and collaborators whose work is essential to the continuity of the activity of certain companies or public entities that provide essential services to the Principality
This concerns, for example, certain employees or collaborators of several administrations, telecommunication, energy and water suppliers or the banking sector, to mention but a few examples.

A Health Pass is required for access to restaurants and bars for all persons over 16 years of age who consume indoors or outdoors.

Please note: When you check the validity of a client's health pass, you should ask them for proof of their identity. The names indicated on the health proof and on the identity document must be identical. If the identity is confirmed and the health pass is valid, the customer can re-enter.

You will need to check:

  • The QR code of the health pass in digital or paper format
  • A certificate in paper or electronic format indicating the result of a PCR or antigen test of less than 24 hours
  • A certificate in paper or electronic format indicating the vaccination status for COVID-19. This concerns, for example, people who have completed their full vaccination schedule with one of the COVID-19 vaccines but have not yet been able to obtain a QR code for technical reasons or who have performed their full vaccination in another country
  • Proof of certificate of recovery following contamination by the virus. The positive test for the detection of said virus must have been carried out more than 11 days and less than six months previously. This certificate is only valid for a period of six months from the date of completion of said test.

Please note: When you check the validity of a client's health pass, you should ask them for proof of their identity. The names indicated on the health proof and on the identity document must be identical. If the identity is confirmed and the health pass is valid, the customer can re-enter.

Yes, a health pass is required for customers going to the hairdresser or to any beauty establishment (beauty treatments, tattooing, etc.).
In the same way, the staff of these establishments are also subject to the health pass.

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