How to get your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

Immediate restrictions for travellers arriving from Southern Africa region

Canadians citizens, those registered under the Indian Act, and permanent residents, who have been in the Southern Africa region within the previous 14 days, including South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Namibia:

  • must follow new pre-entry testing before continuing their journey to Canada, and post-arrival requirements

Foreign nationals who have been in these countries within the period of 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada.

News release

Changes to border measures coming soon

Upcoming changes to border measures include

  • rules for re-entering Canada, if leaving for 72 hours or less
  • who is considered fully vaccinated
  • rules for travelling within Canada
  • who can enter Canada as an unvaccinated or partially vaccinated traveller

Learn more about the new measures.

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from many provinces and territories, but not all.

Alberta

In Alberta, the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is not available, but it’s coming soon.

Your provincial proof of vaccination is

  • the Alberta vaccine record
  • available through the Alberta Covid records website

You can still use your provincial proof of vaccination.

Using your provincial proof

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada, but it may not be readable outside Canada.

Bring a printout that contains your COVID-19 vaccine history, such as your vaccine receipt.

Your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

When you travel within Canada by plane or train, you’ll need to show your proof of vaccination. Make sure to bring a printout of your COVID-19 proof of vaccination or your provincial vaccine receipt.

Accessing non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof to access things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

British Columbia

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of British Columbia.

To get it,

  • log in to your Health Gateway account and save or print your federal COVID-19 proof of vaccination (button below)
  • you can also request it by phone or visit a Service BC office
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Manitoba

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Manitoba.

To get it,

  • go to Manitoba’s immunization card portal (button below)
  • request the Pan-Canadian Proof of Vaccination Credential
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

New Brunswick

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of New Brunswick.

To get it,

  • go to the New Brunswick MyHealthNB portal (button below)
  • log in to your existing account or create an account
    • select “View Immunizations” to access, download and print your proof

If you cannot access MyHealthNB, you can still use your provincial proof of vaccination (Record of COVID-19 Immunization).

What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Newfoundland and Labrador

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

To get it,

  • go to Newfoundland and Labrador’s portal and click on “View your vaccine record” (button below)
  • download the Vaccination Record
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Northwest Territories

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Northwest Territories.

To get it,

  • go to the Northwest Territories’ self-serve COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination Credential request form (button below)
  • enter your vaccination details and other details
    • once completed, you can download your digital proof of vaccination
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your territory

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your territory. Check with your territory to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Nova Scotia

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Nova Scotia.

To get it,

  • go to the Nova Scotia COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination portal
  • enter your provincial health card number and your email
    • your proof will be automatically emailed to you
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Nunavut

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the territory of Nunavut.

To get it,

  • call your local health centre, Iqaluit Public Health, or Qikiqtani General Hospital
    • you’ll be able to schedule a time to pick up your proof of vaccination certificate (PVC) in person
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your territory

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your territory. Check with your territory to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Ontario

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Ontario.

To get it,

  • go to Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination portal (button below)
  • enter your health card number
  • download your enhanced vaccine certificate
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Prince Edward Island

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Prince Edward Island.

To get it,

  • go to the Prince Edward Island COVID-19 Immunization Record website
  • get your immunization record (also called the PEI Vax Pass) from the My COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination Portal
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Quebec

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Quebec.

To get it,

  • go to Quebec’s self-service portal (button below)
  • download the vaccination passport for travel outside Quebec
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Saskatchewan

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the Province of Saskatchewan.

To get it,

  • access your Saskatchewan account (button below)
  • look for your COVID-19 vaccine record
    • You can print it, download it, store it in the SK Vax Wallet app or view it on your mobile device.  
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your province

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your province. Check with your province to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

Yukon

The Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is available from the territory of Yukon.

To get it,

  • go to Yukon’s website (button below)
  • apply online or by phone for your COVID-19 vaccine credential  
What the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination looks like

Page 1 will look like the Yukon sample shown below.

Sample of Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination. It shows the issuing province or territory, country of issuance (Canada), personal information, vaccination doses administered and a QR code.

The PDF version of the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination says “COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination” at the top of the document.

It’s a bilingual document and also displays the official logos of

  • your province or territory and
  • the Government of Canada

If you’re using your proof of vaccination in an app

Your proof of vaccination may look different depending on which app you use. However, it will always display the QR code, which has your COVID-19 vaccination information.

What else is on the COVID-19 proof of vaccination
  • your full name and date of birth
  • your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    • the number of doses
    • the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number
    • the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    • a Smart Health Card QR code

Some provinces or territories may add a second page. They will decide what information appears on that second page.

Using your Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination

International travel

Your proof shows your vaccination history when you travel outside Canada

However, your proof does not guarantee entry to another country.

Check the entry requirements for

  • the country you’re travelling to
  • any country you’ll transit through on your way to your final destination

Travel in Canada

Use your proof to travel within Canada by plane or train.

Access non-essential services

Check local requirements to see what they accept as proof for things like restaurants and sporting events.

If you were vaccinated outside your territory

Before you get your proof, you may need to register your vaccine records with your territory. Check with your territory to see what steps to take.

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)

Contact your nearest Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centre for more information.

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