Outings and purchases

Outings and purchases

Last update: 20/08/2021
  • From June, 26, the curfew will be lifted
  • Social distancing rules and preventive measures have been strengthened
  • As of Monday 23 August, the obligation to present a Health Pass to access restaurants and bars is extended to Monegasques, residents and employees of the Principality over the age of 18. More information by clicking here.

 

No, the curfew has been lifted since June 26, 2021.

Yes. From Saturday July 24, 2021, wearing a mask is compulsory for anyone over 5 years old, throughout the Principality.

It is also strongly recommended to wear the mask in private space, especially if there is a person outside the home or a vulnerable person.

However, it is not compulsory to wear the mask on beaches and around swimming pools.

 

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 contraventions according to the following categories:

  • In case of default: from 75 to 200 euros
  • In the event of a repeat offense: from 200 to 600 euros
  • In the event of a third ticket in a month: from 1,000 to 2,250 euros (article 26 of the Criminal Code)

 

Since Monday 23 August, the Health Pass in Monaco will be extended to all populations as specified below:

1. All people over the age of 18 who are on the list below and who wish to consume inside restaurants and bars in Monaco must present a valid Health Pass:

  • Monegasques
  • Residents
  • Employees (only employees, not members of their household)
  • Students of the Principality
  • People staying in a hotel establishment in the Principality or staying on a ship anchored in one of Monaco's ports

However, these people can consume outside on restaurant and bar terraces without presenting a valid Health Pass.

Note: People aged under 18 who are part of the above list are not required to present a valid Health Pass to access the interior and the terrace of restaurants and bars by September 23.

 

2. All people over the age of 16 who are not on the list above and who wish to consume inside or on the terrace of restaurants and bars in Monaco must present a valid Health Pass.

 

In the event that the obligation is imposed on you, on your arrival at a bar or restaurant in the Principality, you must be able to present:

  • either your health pass QR code in digital or paper format either a certificate in paper or electronic format indicating the result of a PCR or antigen test of less than 72 hours
  • either a paper or electronic certificate indicating the vaccination status for COVID-19, for example, people who have completed their complete vaccination schedule for one of the COVID-19 vaccines but have not yet been able to obtain QR code for technical reasons or who have carried out their complete vaccination in another country
  • or proof of a 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

From Monday 23 August, the Health Pass in Monaco will be extended to all populations as specified below:

1. All people over the age of 18 who are on the list below and who wish to consume inside restaurants and bars in Monaco must present a valid Health Pass:

  • Monegasques
  • Residents
  • Employees (only employees, not members of their household)
  • Students of the Principality
  • People staying in a hotel establishment in the Principality or staying on a ship anchored in one of Monaco's ports

However, these people can consume outside on restaurant and bar terraces without presenting a valid Health Pass.

Note: People aged under 18 who are part of the above list are not required to present a valid Health Pass to access the interior and the terrace of restaurants and bars by September 23.

 

2. All people over the age of 16 who are not on the list above and who wish to consume inside or on the terrace of restaurants and bars in Monaco must present a valid Health Pass.

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 48 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.

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