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France: Canadian Citizens must carry passport at all times

France: Laws and Culture:
Identity checks
You must carry your passport at all times.

Keep photocopies or digital copies of the following documents in case of loss of seizure:

the identification page of your passport
your birth certificate
your Canadian citizenship card
driver’s licence

Keep originals and copies in separate safe locations.

It is illegal to cover your face in public places in France, including in international arrivals areas at airports. Failure to comply can lead to a heavy fine. There are no exemptions for tourists or for religious reasons.