When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it's important for you to understand the laws in your city. As a platform and marketplace we do not provide legal advice, but we want to provide some useful links that may help you better understand laws and regulations in French Polynesia. This list is not exhaustive and there may be additional laws, regulations, requirements or considerations as may be in place from time to time, based on your individual circumstances. If you have questions, you may wish to contact the Tourism Department of Tahiti, French Polynesia directly, or consult a local lawyer or tax professional.
Hosts operating “tourism accommodation” in French Polynesia are required to declare such tourism accommodation activity with the Tourism Department of Tahiti, French Polynesia. The declaration can be made by submitting this form to the Tourism Department. You can access relevant information on operating tourism accommodation in French Polynesia here, and the relevant law regulating tourism accommodation in French Polynesia here.