Frequently asked questions

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  1. 1 Health protocol
  2. 2 Event practical information
  3. 3 Exhibition badges & access

1. Health protocol

Is there a capacity limit on Milipol Paris? Fermer

There is no capacity limit on Milipol Paris.

What are the sanitary conditions to enter to Milipol Paris 2021? Fermer

health pass will be required.

The following evidence constitutes the health pass: a certificate of vaccination or a negative test less than 72 hours old (RT-PCR or antigenic or a self-test under the supervision of a health professional) or a certificate of recovery from Covid-19.

This health pass takes the form of a QR code to be presented in digital or paper format.

Wearing a mask remains mandatory for everyone.

Where can I be tested nearby the venue? Fermer

By clicking on this link, you will find all the testing centers around the venue:

Antigenic tests

Pharmacie du voyage

Terminal 2E

Tel: +33(0)1 48 16 58 58


Terminal 2F

Tel: +33(0)1 74 25 63 00


Pharmacie de La Haie Bertrand

27 rue Henri Barbusse


Tel: +33 (0)1 43 85 37 50


PCR tests


(no rdv from 09am to 2pm Monday to Friday)

14 place de la Gare


01 49 63 44 44

What are the rules to travel to France? Fermer

You are invited to contact your airline and must also check the sanitary conditions for their travel on the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs website ( as well as the conditions on departure from Paris airports.

2. Event practical information

Which health protocol, established with government authorities, do we apply? Fermer

  • Health pass: A negative RT-PCR or antigen test of less than 48 hours, a certificate of recovery from Covid-19 or a vaccination certificate.
  • Masks compulsory in all areas of the show
  • Mandatory hydroalcoholic hand sanitizer made readily available
  • Distancing measures such as physical distancing, separate entrance and exit flows with dedicated signage , appropriate arrangement of furniture
  • Limiting points of contact and no-contact media and payments
  • Reinforced cleaning of common places

More information regarding the health protocol at Milipol Paris 2021

When will Milipol Paris 2021 take place? Fermer

The next edition of Milipol Paris, the leading event dedicated to homeland security will take place from 19 to 22 October 2021 in Paris.

Where will Milipol Paris 2021 be held? Fermer

The event will be held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Convention Center – Hall 5a.

What are the opening hours for the next Milipol Paris event? Fermer

The event will open its doors:

  • Tuesday 19 October: 9.00am – 5.00pm 
  • Wednesday 20 October: 9.00am – 5.00pm 
  • Thursday 21 October: 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Friday 22 October: 9.00am – 4.30pm

How can I get to the event? Fermer

You can travel to the event from Paris (as well as from the airports and train stations in the Paris area) by car, taxi and public transport.

More information on transportation and itineraries.

Is there a car park available close to the exhibition centre? Fermer

Several car parks are available close to the Exhibition Centre (around 15,000 charged parking spaces). A free shuttle service will make the connection between the car parks and the halls.

Are there any cloakrooms on site? Fermer

Charged cloakrooms are set up at the exhibition entrances.

Is it accessible for disabled visitors? Fermer

The Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre is equipped to accommodate disabled visitors:

  • Lifts and access ramps are at the entrance to every hall to enable disabled people to get around the show easily.
  • Priority spots are reserved between halls 5a & 6 for taxis carrying people with disabilities.

3. Exhibition badges & access

How do I get my visa? Fermer

Some foreign nationals will need a valid entry and short-stay visa to come to France.

To help you to obtain your visa, Milipol Paris may give you an official invitation letter to present to the French Consulate or Embassy of your country. You will be able soon to find this letter in the exhibitor area or at the end of the visitor badge pre-registration.

More information on visa request

Do I have to order my badge prior to Milipol Paris? Fermer

We strongly recommend you to register online (from May 2021) to avoid the queues at the entrance.

However you can ask for a badge directly on-site upon presentation of an invitation card, an e-badge or a business card, and a proof of your identity.

The event is strictly reserved for security professionals and minors under 16 are not allowed to enter Milipol Paris.

How do I get my badge for the next Milipol Paris event? Fermer

You could register online on the "Online registration" page as from May 2021.

You will receive by mail your e-badge to show at the Milipol Paris entrance in order to get your badge, valid for the entire event.

How much does a badge cost for the next Milipol Paris event? Fermer

Milipol Paris 2021 is free of charge and strictly reserved for professionals upon presentation of an invitation card or an e-badge, together with a proof of identity.

Minors under 16 are not allowed to enter Milipol Paris.

Can I come with my 10-year old son? Fermer

No, minors under 16 are not allowed to enter Milipol Paris.


Milipol Paris is organized under the patronage of the French Ministry of Interior.

French Ministry of Interior