Covid isolation certificate: positive, how to obtain it?

A Covid-positive case (vaccinated or not) who must isolate themselves and who cannot telework, can request a certificate (or certificate) of isolation, to be given to their employer for compensation. A contact case too? How to get it? Duration, model, ask Ameli…

If you are positive for Covid-19, you must respect isolation, the duration of which varies according to the vaccination status. A person who must isolate themselves and who cannot telecommute can benefit from a Covid work stoppage (certificate). To receive compensation, an isolation certificate is required. It takes the give to his employer. Who can apply and how do I get it? On Ameli? What compensation? If we are contact case ? What should the employer do? And what should a student do?

Who can have an isolation certificate?

In case of difficulties, you can contact the CPAM from the email of your Ameli account or call the 36 46.

Situation (for insured persons) Path to follow
Positive for Covid-19 If you cannot telework, you can request a work stoppage and benefit from an isolation certificate.
Contact case

Whether you have a complete vaccination schedule or not, you are not subject to isolation (even while waiting for your test result). You cannot apply for a derogatory work stoppage (and benefit from a certificate of isolation) Exception: if you are a contact case of your child confirmed case under the age of 16, you can request a stoppage on the site declares Ameli for the duration of your child’s isolation, provided that you cannot telework. In this case, we cannot have a work stoppage.

Symptomatic or positive self-test You have to isolate yourself and get tested immediately to confirm the diagnosis. If you are in professional activity without the possibility of teleworking, you have the possibility of asking to benefit from a work stoppage, without waiting period, and a certificate of isolation allowing you to isolate yourself until you obtain the result of your test directly online by this teleservice.
Child care at home You must contact your employer in order to benefit from partial activity (partial unemployment) and send him any supporting documents in your possession.
fragile person According to the protocol of the Ministry of Labor, these people must request a certificate of isolation from their attending physician, city or work. This certificate must be presented to the employer in order to be placed in partial activity. At the same time, it is recommended by Health Insurance to approach the employer.
Traveler after a trip to a country at risk The procedure for applying for a certificate of isolation must be carried out solely by your employer. You must get closer to him and send him any supporting documents in your possession.

Can a positive case have a Covid isolation certificate?

Covid-positive people who cannot telework can request a work stoppage and benefit from an isolation certificate.

Since March 21, 2022in accordance with the opinion of the High Council for Public Health (HCSP) of February 11, 2022, contact persons at risk, regardless of their vaccination status, are no longer required to observe a period of isolation. They cannot therefore have an isolation certificate.

How to download a model of Covid isolation certificate?

The isolation certificate below (if it is completed by a doctor) is equivalent to part 3 of a work stoppage notice. It must be given to your employer (or to each of them if you have several employers). They will take care of sending a salary certificate to your primary health insurance fund (CPAM).

Covid Isolation Certificate Template
Covid Isolation Certificate Template © Amélie
Covid MSA Isolation Certificate Template
Covid MSA Isolation Certificate Template © MSA

Two solutions to obtain an isolation certificate:

► Either you will see your attending physician who can complete an isolation certificate and give it to you at the end of the consultation.

► Either you go to the website declare.ameli.fr and you complete a request for a declaration of home maintenance (check boxes depending on your situation). After verification, Ameli will send you, first, a confirmation email attesting to the need for isolation which can be sent to your employer while waiting to receive the official isolation certificate on your Ameli account.

How to download your Covid isolation certificate on Ameli?

To obtain a certificate of isolation, the insured can go to the website declare.ameli.fr and complete an application for declaration of home support. Ameli will check your situation and send you an email confirming receipt of your request. This email will serve as a certificate to give to your employer while waiting to receive the official certificate directly on your Ameli account or by mail.

The MSA (Agricultural Social Mutual Fund) manages the health, family, retirement, work accidents of farmers and agricultural employees. It is possible to obtain and print the form for an application for a certificate of isolation in the event of symptoms of Covid-19 and in the event of impossibility of teleworking, directly on the MSA site.

This document will be to give to your employer at the start of your isolation. You must complete and sign it before sending it to him. Please note that this request does not constitute automatic compensation by the MSA. This is subordinate:

  • to the effective performance of a screening test,
  • the fact that, upon receipt of your test result, you complete the derogatory work stoppage declaration available on your MSA’s website, in the Covid-19 > Covid-19: what you need to know section

How long does it take to receive your Covid isolation certificate?

The isolation certificate is available on his Ameli account:

  • At the end of 7 days if you have an Ameli account
  • At the end of 12 days if you do not have an Ameli account

Do you have to give your Covid isolation certificate to the employer?

The document attesting to the isolation must be sent to his company (employer) or his training organization who will take the steps (with the CPAM or the MSA) for you to be compensated during your isolation.

If you are a student, on a work-study program or on a professional contract, for example, the document attesting to the isolation must be given to your training organization. It is he who will take the steps with the CPAM or the MSA so that you can benefit from compensation during your isolation.

Sources: Declare.ameli.fr / Administrative Procedures

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