Guide for facilities of Charles de Gaulle Airport

Since the boarding gate check-in counters might be subject to change, please check at the airport to the day of departure.

Arrival

  • 1 Immigration 
  • 2 Baggage Claim 
  • 3 Customs 

Arrival Terminal

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Immigration

Please present passport.

Customs

Carry-on luggage inspection
Passengers who wish to bring cash of EUR10,000 or more must declare.

Departure

Departure terminal

  • 1 Check-in 
  • 2 Immigration/Fast Track 
  • 3 Security Check/Fast Track 
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Access No.1/Priority Lane for Immigration and security control

Access No.1 which is a priority lane for immigration/security control is available to the following customers:
・Diamond Service member, Platinum service member and Super Flyers members
・Travelers in business class
・Star Alliance Gold members

-Look for the "Access No.1" sign.
-Please scan your boarding pass or a voucher when using this service.

About VAT refunds

VAT refund is applicable for persons over 15 years of age resident outside the European Union. It only concerns non-commercial tourist purchases for amounts in excess of €175.01 in the same shop on the same day in France.

[Shops with duty free display]

●When purchasing goods
Please purchase by the amount reducing the VAT. Please inform a shop assistant that you wish to receive an export sales slip with your purchase.

●Customs procedure at departure time
Show the purchased item, your passport and an export sales slip to DETAXE counter on the 2nd floor at airport before your check-in and have the check stamped. After receiving the check stamp, you need to send your export sales slips at the post box near Customs.

[Department stores or prestige shops]

●When purchasing goods
Please purchase by the amount including the VAT.Please inform a shop assistant that you wish to receive an export sales slip with your purchase.

●Customs procedure at departure time
Show the purchased item, your passport and an export sales slip to DETAXE counter on the 2nd floor at airport before your check-in and have the check stamped. After receiving the check stamp, you need to send your export sales slips at the post box near Customs.

*Please see Customs information of each country for the latest information.

Immigration

Please present your passport and boarding pass.

Transit

ANA -> Other Airline companies

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Connecting to the flights departs from Terminal 1

Passengers connecting to any flights of the Schengen Agreement countries
Customers with baggage checked in to their final destination within the area of Schengen Agreement, proceed to Gates 60-68 or Gates 70-78 directly after Immigration.

Passengers connecting to any flights other than Schengen Agreement countries
Proceed to boarding gate directly.

Connecting to the flights departs from Terminal 2

Passengers connecting to flights that depart from Terminal 2A, 2B or 2C
From Gates 20 - 28, please go to 2A by taking the shuttle bus within the restricted area bound for Terminal 2. After getting off at 2A, proceed to 2B or 2C on foot.

Passengers connecting to flights that depart from Terminal 2D, 2E and 2F
After Immigration, please proceed to Terminal 2 using CDGVAL that departs from Boutiquies/Restaurants floor.then proceed to 2D, 2E, 2F on foot.

Passengers connecting to flights that depart from Terminal 2G
After Immigration, please proceed to Terminal 2 using CDGVAL that departs from Boutiquies/Restaurants floor.then go upstairs to the bus stop of N2 and proceed to 2G by N2 bus.

*About Schengen Agreement

Other Airline companies->ANA

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Passengers arriving from a Schengen Agreement country who checked-in luggage to Tokyo should proceed to Gates 10-18 (without going through the baggage claim area on the 3rd floor)
after clearing Immigration.
*Please claim your luggage at the final destination airport (Tokyo).

*About Schengen Agreement

■CDGVAL (an automated vehicle similar to monorail) is available between Terminal 1, 2 and 3.Change bus is available between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2A.*Connecting bus operates periodically, once for every 20 minute interval.

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About the Schengen Agreement

The establishment of the EU and the tying of the Schengen Agreement have greatly simplified entry and departure procedures within Europe. The Schengen Agreement was first signed in 1985 in Schengen, a small town in Luxembourg, and implemented in 1995.
Once a Japanese national has arrived at one of country, travel within the country is treated as "internal (domestic)" travel. The entry procedures for Japanese nationals are as follows.

Disembarkation (entry) procedures

When traveling to a Schengen country via another Schengen country
Entry procedures are taken only in the first country of arrival.
Customs inspection for carry-on baggage is made at the first country of arrival and at the final destination for checked-in baggage.
Example: Tokyo to Madrid via Paris
Entry procedures and customs inspection for carry-on baggage is processed in Paris. Customs inspection for checked-in baggage is processed in Madrid.

Embarkation (departure) procedures

When traveling from a Schengen country via another Schengen country
The departure procedures are taken only in the last Schengen country to be departed from. The customs inspection is made at the destination country.
Example: Madrid to Tokyo via Paris
The departure procedures are taken in Paris, and customs inspection done in Tokyo.