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What is a vaccine passport and how do I get one?

WHAT IS A VACCINE PASSPORT?

Proof of vaccination may also be called a vaccine passport. One of the ways to show proof of vaccination is the electronic vaccine passport app called VaxiCode.

Since March 12, 2022, the vaccination passport is no longer required in Quebec. It is still possible to keep your proof of vaccination in digital format in the VaxiCode app.

Presenting a proof of vaccination remains mandatory, according to federal government requirements, for travel within and outside Canada, by train, plane or cruise ship.

The vaccine passport aims to protect people who are not vaccinated and makes it possible for businesses to stay open. 

HOW IT WORKS

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  1. Download your proof of COVID-19 vaccination from the Quebec Ministry of Health website. Or contact 18TCR.CovidVaccinationForms@ssss.gouv.qc.ca  for assistance. 
     
  2. Show proof of vaccination as your vaccine passport with your QR code in one of three ways: 

 

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Whether you are using the paper or digital QR code as proof of vaccination or the VaxiCode app, you will also need to show photo ID. 

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If you choose to use the app

Follow instructions on the Quebec Ministry of Health website to add a proof of vaccination in VaxiCode. Your status in the VaxiCode app will be shown in green (adequately protected) 7 days after receiving your 2nd dose.

WHERE YOU NEED TO USE IT

At this time, the vaccination passport is no longer required in Quebec.

Do not share a photo of your proof of vaccination on social media. Keep your proof of vaccination to yourself. 

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Published on
Fri, May 21 2021

Everyone who is vaccinated can now request electronic proof of vaccination (with a QR code) through a Quebec website by following the instructions on this page. People 18 and older who haven’t been vaccinated yet or still need a 2nd dose can sign up for an appointment on Clic-Santé.

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