The rules around the app contrast with those of the NHS Test and Trace contract tracking system, where a person is required by law to self-isolate when contacted. Almost eight in ten people (79%) have rightly chosen this situation as a legal obligation, but 7% of people think this is not the case. “To support organisations and individuals in these environments, the NHS COVID Pass will be available via the NHS app, NHS.UK or as a letter that can be requested by calling NHS 119. Visitors can also view a text or email confirming the test results. Organisations must ensure that they comply with all legal obligations, including those relating to equality. Updated information on how to access your COVID-19 vaccination status on the NHS website and NHS app. In the context of most Covid laws, you can be fined if you break them. But with advice, although it is recommended that people do so, there is no legal penalty if you decide not to. The expiration date does not apply to your vaccination status. The expiry date refers only to the barcode and is automatically updated in the digital version of the COVID passport. Barcodes have an expiration date to protect your privacy. Note: We do not take any steps to verify the age or vaccination status you enter in the app. You are responsible for the accuracy of the information you provide, and the advice provided by the App will be updated in accordance with your statement.

How to use the NHS COVID passport to prove your coronavirus (COVID-19) status when travelling abroad. Updated to reflect that venues or events are no longer required by law to verify participants` COVID-19 status as a condition of entry. Welcome to the NHS COVID-19 App (the “App”) and the Support Website (GOV.UK) (collectively, the “Service”), an iOS and Android App and a Website. The Department of Health and Social Services (“DHSC”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is the legal manufacturer. The app supports and advises you on the NHS Test, Trace, Protect service in Wales and the NHS Test and Trace service in England. Update to reflect that you must wait at least 5 business days after completing your vaccination course before requesting a letter confirming your vaccination status. It may take up to 5 business days for the letter to reach you. It is automatically sent to the address registered with your GP. The NHS COVID-19 app continues to be an important complementary tool to our TTP service, and users of the app should continue to follow self-isolation advice when they receive a notification.

He is required by law to self-isolate if requested by the TTP service. The NHS COVID-19 app is not covered by this legal obligation because the app is anonymous and users` privacy is protected. NHS COVID-19 app users should follow self-isolation instructions to minimise the spread of the virus. This publication can be found at Your NHS COVID passport can be scanned to verify and validate your COVID-19 status in over 70 countries and territories, including those in the EU. Your COVID-19 status will either be securely stored in the NHS app or sent via PDF or letter. It can only be accessed via a validated NHS connection or by checking the information stored in your GP folder. The NHS COVID Pass displays your COVID-19 vaccination or recovery status as a 2D barcode and allows you to view details of your COVID-19 vaccination or recovery record. Updated to reflect the fact that evidence of natural immunity demonstrated by a positive PCR test can be used to prove COVID-19 status when traveling abroad; the NHS COVID Pass can be stored using the Apple Wallet when using an iPhone or iPad; and those who received the Novavax vaccine as part of an officially approved vaccine trial can now receive the NHS COVID passport. The section on using the NHS COVID passport when travelling abroad has been updated to take into account that proof of a previous infection when entering England cannot be used as proof of your COVID-19 status. The NHS COVID Pass allows you to share your coronavirus (COVID-19) status records securely.

So, if you are pinged by the app, there is no legal obligation to isolate yourself. If you participated in a clinical trial in England that was “blinded” (you were not informed which vaccine was used), it is recommended that you consider other options to prove your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad, such as additional testing. Adding information on COVID-19 booster shots: The NHS COVID passport for travel currently does not include COVID-19 booster shots. You do not need a COVID-19 reminder to obtain a COVID NHS passport for home use in England. Also updated to reflect the UK`s link to the EU portal. Your NHS COVID passport can be scanned to verify and validate your COVID-19 vaccination status in over 40 countries, including those in the EU. Updated to reflect the fact that if you call 119 to request a letter regarding your vaccination status, we expect the letter to take up to 7 business days to reach you.