My Vaccine Pass

My Vaccine Pass is an official record of your COVID-19 vaccination status for use in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Anyone aged 12 and over who has had two COVID-19 vaccinations administered in New Zealand, or who has been given a medical exemption, can now request a My Vaccine Pass.

Visit My Covid Record to request your pass

Your My Vaccine Pass will include your name, date of birth and a QR code. You can save this pass on a digital device, like your phone, or print a physical copy.

Vaccination cards

You may receive a purple vaccination card at your first appointment. This is not official proof of your vaccination. 


How to sign up for My Covid Record

Anyone in New Zealand aged 12 or over can sign up for My Covid Record.

First, you will need to create a My Health Account, which allows you to access your health information online. You will need your own email address to create an account.

You will need to provide one of the following documents so to confirm your identity.

A New Zealand:

  • driver licence
  • passport
  • birth certificate
  • or citizenship certificate
  • your RealMe ID

Or an Australian:

  • passport
  • birth certificate

Help using My Covid Record

If you need help with My Covid Record, or have a query about your COVID-19 records, contact the Ministry of Health team, 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone: 0800 222 478

Your guide to signing up and using My Covid Record [PDF, 301 KB]

How to use My Covid Record to get My Vaccine Pass [PDF, 253 KB]

When you might need it

When New Zealand moves into the COVID-19 Protection Framework, also known as the traffic light system, you may need to use My Vaccine Pass to enter events and venues.

Vaccination certificates and the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Businesses may ask for photo ID when you show My Vaccine Pass.

You may need to show it in a range of public settings. These could include:

  • events
  • hospitality
  • close contact businesses, such as hairdressers and beauticians
  • retail
  • sport
  • faith-based gatherings.

Checking people's My Vaccine Pass will be optional for many locations.

When you will not need it

You will not need to show proof of vaccination to access essential services like:

  • supermarkets
  • pharmacies
  • health and disability services
  • food banks
  • petrol stations
  • public transport, for example buses, trains and ferries
  • schools
  • housing and housing support services.

Children under 12 do not need to show proof of vaccination.