Proof of vaccination: requirements and validity

You can get proof of vaccination after completing the primary vaccination series. This proof is valid for 270 days. You have completed you primary series if one of the situations below applies to you.

Your situation:

Proof of recovery is different to proof of vaccination. If you have had coronavirus, proof of recovery is valid for 180 days after a positive test result.

Validity of proof of vaccination

Your proof of vaccination is valid for 270 days after your completed your primary vaccination series. As of 6 April 2022, if you are under 18, this proof is valid indefinitely within the EU.

Checking the validity of your proof of vaccination

You can see when you were vaccinated in the CoronaCheck app. You will still be able to see your proof of vaccination and have it scanned after 270 days. If you are travelling abroad, check the specific requirements for the country you are travelling to (in Dutch only) on

Repeat vaccination extends validity of proof of vaccination

You can get a repeat vaccination for extra protection against coronavirus. This will extend the validity of your proof of vaccination until a new end date is set.