Olympics Paris 2024: How to get around Paris with the QR Code?

La Seine et la Tour Eiffel QR code Paris 2024

Are you planning to visit Paris this summer? As you probably know, a QR code will be required to move around secure areas on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games on July 26, 2024.
Which locations are covered by this QR code system? How do I get a Pass Jeux (Games Pass)? Is it compulsory? Find all the practical and official information you need to get around the French capital during the Olympics Games.


QR code: am I concerned?


During the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, a QR code digital pass system will be set up to secure travel in Paris and the surrounding area. It will help manage visitor flows and reinforce security during the Olympic Games.
With the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games taking place on July 26, 2024 on the banks of the Seine in Paris, a major security operation will be put in place.
It will comprise two perimeters: a grey perimeter and a red perimeter. These perimeters will be activated 8 days before the opening ceremony!

As of July 18, 2024, you’ll need to use this QR code pass to get around.


Places where the QR code will be required


The QR code will be required to access several key locations, including:

  • Olympic zones: all areas close to Olympic venues, including stadiums, arenas and Olympic villages. Security perimeters and maps are available here.
  • Public transport: Some metro stations, RER stations and bus stops around the Olympic venues will have QR code controls to regulate the influx of passengers. Consult the public transport situation here.
  • Touristic sites: Popular tourist sites near Olympic events may also require a QR code to manage crowds.


How do I get my QR code?


To obtain your QR code, follow these simple steps:

1. Access the official platform: Go to the official platform to request your digital pass.
2. Fill in the online form: Provide the necessary information, including details of your stay and your personal details.
3. Receive your QR code: After validation, you’ll receive your QR code by email. You can print it out or store it on your smartphone.


Using the QR code


With your QR code, you can access controlled areas.

Use your QR code to access controlled areas.


Gray perimeters :

From July 18 to 26 until 1pm: compulsory Games Pass for pedestrians, cyclists and certain authorized vehicles (disabled with proof of entitlement, residents with private parking).
July 26 after 1 p.m.: compulsory Games Pass for local residents (pedestrians and cyclists), except ticketed spectators. Motorized traffic prohibited except for forces of law and order or emergencies.


Red perimeters:

From July 18 to 26: Pedestrians and cyclists may circulate without QR code. Vehicles authorized (security, emergency, services, transport of people) with proof of entitlement on entry.


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