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I used QGIS to create a table (*.shp) containing 3 polygons. These polygons represent "forbidden zones" that I would like to export to my Garmin GPSmap62st so once on the countryside, I'll can see my position directly besides these "forbidden zones".

Can you tell me how please?

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Try the programm GPSBabel ( Save shp-file in KML file in QGIS, then open KML file in GPSBabel and save in file/deviсe for Garmin GPSmap62st. I hope it will help you.

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Have you tried DNR Garmin?

It allows you to convert shapefiles to Garmin tracks and then display those tracks on your GPS. Here's a helpful YouTube video:

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