Please be aware that the French Clean Air (CRIT'Air) Act that introduced air protection zones is now fully in force in a number of French cities.
We are providing the key points on a special page.
This act applies to ALL vehicles, domestic and foreign, that might wish to enter the greater Paris area. Unapproved vehicles may not enter the zone between 8 am and 8 pm from Monday to Friday inclusive.
To enter the zone a vehicle must display on its windscreen an appropriate vignette. Only vehicles displaying a Crit'Air Vignette are allowed to enter into this area. Other vehicles found in the zone will be subject to penalties.
Vehicles with a first registration date before 1st January 1997 cannot obtain a Crit'Air Vignette.