Certain settings may choose to continue requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for entry to their business. Individuals also may be required to show proof of vaccination when travelling within and outside of Canada. Check requirements at destination.
Learn how you can get your enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code. If you're still unsure, use the online provincial tool for more information. If you don't have a health card, see our frequently asked question for instructions on how to get your proof of vaccination.
If you don't have a health card, fill out the COVID-19 No Health Card form. If you have questions about filling out this form, call our COVID-19 Info-Line at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074, press 7.
Individuals can save an electronic version of their enhanced vaccine certificate to a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) or print a paper copy. These enhanced vaccine certificates contain a QR code that can be scanned by settings that require proof of vaccination to enter. You're still required to show a piece of government-issued ID with your name and date of birth that matches your vaccine certificate.
Visit your local library or go to a ServiceOntario location to have your certificate printed.
You may also call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.
Yes. Individuals who use an Apple mobile device can choose to add their enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code directly to their Apple Wallet. Learn how to add you vaccine certificate to your Apple Wallet.
A person meets the proof of vaccination criteria if they've received:
AND they received their final dose of the primary vaccine series at least 14 days ago
Staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccination will protect you and others around you, especially those who are vulnerable to severe illness from COVID-19.
If you don't meet the above criteria, your QR from your enhanced vaccine certificate will not show a green check mark and will not work.
If you're a Niagara resident and received one or more doses of COVID-19 vaccine outside of Ontario, report your vaccines using our online form.
Once you're registered, you can use the Provincial COVID-19 Vaccination Portal or call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 to obtain your vaccination certificate.
For public settings falling under the provincial guidance, it's the discretion of the individual to determine whether they would like to disclose their vaccination status. Should they make the decision not to divulge this information, they will:
If you're unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical reason or participation in a vaccine clinical trial, you may wish to obtain a vaccine certificate with this information.
If you have questions about a workplace or post-secondary institution's vaccination policy, connect with the facility. These types of policies are made at the discretion of each individual employer, not by Public Health.