Security & Baggage

Learn about prohibited items & security procedures at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Prepare yourself for screening by knowing what you can and cannot take on board.

Liquids ruleCheck-in & Baggage drop

Before you fly

Follow our security checklist before you start packing for your journey :

Only pack essentials in your hand baggage, place only valuables and items required for the flight.

Ensure liquids and gels are in 100ml. containers and placed in transparent 1 litre zip-lock bag.

Make sure you are not carrying bags belonging to other people, any items that do not belong to you.

Make sure that you haven’t packed any prohibited items before checking in.

Make sure your electronic devices are charged. If they don’t switch on, you may not be allowed to take them on to the aircraft.

Items prohibited

Articles which do not comply with security regulations will be confiscated.

Hand Luggage
No liquids, creams, gels, pastes, aerosols, etc... in containers with a capacity exceeding 100 ml.

See Liquids rule in hand baggage

No weapons, blunt objects, sharp objects, projectiles and/or items that ressemble them.

See details

Dangerous goods
Explosives and flammable objects, chemical or toxic substances, firearms, etc...

See details

This list is not exhaustive !
Your airline may have additional rules that you will need to check with them.
Hold Luggage
Dangerous goods
Explosives and flammable objects, chemical or toxic substances, firearms, etc...

See details

This list is not exhaustive !
Your airline may have additional rules that you will need to check with them.

Security screening

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 :

1.

Put your hand baggage on a tray.

 

2.

Place any liquid items, correctly bagged, into a tray.

 

3.

Place laptops and large electrical/electronic items separately in a tray.

 

4.

Put coat, coins, keys, mobile phones and other small items on a tray.

 

5.

Present your boarding pass for verification.

6.

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.