Proof of vaccination: requirements and validity
Please note: From 1 July 2023 the European rules that allow COVID certificates to be issued in the CoronaCheck app will expire. You can download or print a COVID certificate on coronacheck.nl/en/print before 1 July. This COVID certificate will remain valid for one year. Have you been using the CoronaCheck app? Then open the app before 1 July 2023. Your certificates will remain available in the app until 1 January 2024, only on your mobile phone. See also: From 1 July Digital COVID Certificates will no longer be issued.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.
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.
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.