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COVID-19 vaccination status

From 17 May 2021, patients in England who have had a full course of the COVID-19 vaccine can demonstrate their COVID-19 vaccination status for international travel.

Showing your COVID 19 vaccination status

A full course is currently two doses of any approved vaccine. Vaccine status will be available from the NHS App which you can download from app stores.

It may take more than a week for your identity to be checked and verified so you can use this service.

If you cannot access this online service, and you have had two vaccines, you can request a paper letter from the NHS by calling 119. Only call 119 if you are due to travel abroad in the near future and have had your second dose more than five working days ago. It may take seven working days for the letter to arrive.

GP practices are not able to provide you with a letter that shows your COVID-19 vaccination status.

When you're planning your travel, check the latest information on demonstrating your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad on the gov.uk website. Make sure there is time to get  proof of your vaccination status before you leave.