Proof of Vaccination – QR Code & Certificate

by Nathan Couvillon

Proof of Vaccination – QR Code

Proof of Vaccination QR Code – Businesses

Ontario’s official mobile application for businesses to scan COVID-19 proof of vaccination at entry.

Proof of Vaccination QR Code – Individuals

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/

Available to download based on when you were born:

  • Today (Friday, Oct. 15) –January to April
  • Saturday (Oct. 16) – May to August
  • Sunday (Oct. 17) – September to December

Proof of Vaccination – Certificate

Why?
  • Delta, Lambda, & Mu variants
  • Increased infection rates
  • Higher risk of transmission
  • Enhanced protection for those fully vaccinated
  • Keep businesses open
  • Foundation capability
When and How?
Who? (non-essential services)
  • Higher risk indoor public settings
  • Restaurants and bars (excluding outdoor areas)
  • Nightclubs (including outdoor areas)
  • Meeting and event spaces (banquet halls conference centres)
  • Sports and fitness facilities
  • Sporting events
  • Casinos, bingos and gaming establishments
  • Concerts, music festivals, theatres and cinemas
  • Racing venues
How?
  • Currently – paper, digital, laminated with ID
  • October 22 – new app that allows you to display a QR code
  • New process being established for those that have no email or health card
  • Enhanced vaccination certificate through QR code will be scanned
  • Aimed at protecting privacy
  • Avoids retention of information
Exemptions
  • Access to medical care, food, basic medical supplies or essentials
  • Voting
  • Short exemption window provided to allow for vaccinations (i.e. indoor funerals / weddings)
  • Limited medical exemptions
  • Under age of 12
  • Accessing a washroom
  • Paying for an order
  • Picking up or placing an order

Negative COVID test or recent infection does NOT preclude you from providing proof.

Employers
  • Reasonable or Unreasonable Request by an employer / service provider
  • Not required in office settings
  • Policy recommended

Proof of Vaccination – Vaccinated in Ontario

(if they registered with a Health Card #)

https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/

 

Proof of Vaccination – “OTHER”

(pop up clinic or lack of documentation)

CALL: 519-258-2146 EXT 1222

 

Proof of Vaccination – Out of Province

(Received doses out of province)

You can register your vaccination using this website: https://survey.wechu.org/index.php/654453?lang=en

 

For more information on proof of vaccination requirements: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1000779/ontario-to-require-proof-of-vaccination-in-select-settings

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