Some overseas territories and the Persians abroad began voting Saturday, while it was decided on Sunday to open polling stations in France.
Historically, if the expired president is renewed, it will be the first time in France, or if Marine Le Pen will win the first time for the far-right to enter the Elysee Palace.
And the latest opinion polls revealed that Macron will win the second round, which constitutes a second version of the one that took place in 2017, with a difference less than the one recorded five years ago when he received 66 percent of the votes against 33.9 for his opponent, becoming the youngest president of the republic at 39 years old. .
Both sides fear that their voters will abstain from voting, especially in this period of spring school holidays across the country.
The turnout at noon will give the first indication of the mobilization of the 48.7 million voters.
The televised debate between the two candidates qualified for the second round revealed the deep divergence in their positions on Europe, the economy, purchasing power, relations with Russia, pensions or immigration.
Whoever wins, the legislative elections scheduled for June 2022 could become a "third round" as it is difficult for both Le Pen and Macron to obtain a parliamentary majority.