While Didier Deschamps' selected players will be allowed to forgo quarantine ahead of their travel to Kazakhstan later this month, other French-based internationals still subject to restrictions.
The attacker took to social media to air his dissatisfaction with the preferential treatment for homegrown players
"French government, can I please join the national team on Monday[?]" the 27-year-old wrote on Twitter.
"That would be fair since y’all make an exception for the France national team that travels outside of Europe to play games as well!!!"
Depay will be forced to miss out on part of Lyon's crucial run-in to the domestic season as he travels to link up with his country.