Security & Baggage
Learn about prohibited items & security procedures at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Before you fly
Follow our security checklist before you start packing for your journey :
Articles which do not comply with security regulations will be confiscated.
All passengers must pass through a metal detector before boarding.
All hand luggage will be X-ray screened.
Make your inspection easier and faster at the airport…
Prepare yourself and understand the screening process :
Put your hand baggage on a tray.
Place any liquid items, correctly bagged, into a tray.
Place laptops and large electrical/electronic items separately in a tray.
Put coat, coins, keys, mobile phones and other small items on a tray.
Present your boarding pass for verification.
Pass through the walk-through metal detector.
Please note that you may be subject to an enhanced security screening process, if required.
- Passengers using a wheelchair who are unable to stand will be checked separately in a security booth.
If you are using an electric wheelchair, the motor must be disconnected from the battery.
- If you are carrying medication (aerosol pumps, syringes,…) or rely on special aids (e.g. prostheses), please have the relevant medical certificate available and notify the security staff or your airline.
- If you wear a pacemaker, please inform the security staff.