The government has announced a new ‘NHS Covid Pass’ which will be needed to access certain venues in England, such as nightclubs.

This blog post will outline what the NHS Covid Pass means and how you can get one!

What is the NHS Covid Pass?

The NHS Covid Pass will show whether you are fully vaccinated.

They may be asked when you visit venues in the UK such as nightclubs and may also be asked if you are travelling abroad.

Are you eligible?

You need to be 18 and over to get a pass and have to meet the following criteria.

Domestic events

What you need to get a pass When you can get a pass
2 doses of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine, or 1 dose of the Janssen vaccine 2 weeks after your 2nd dose (Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer), or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Janssen)
Negative PCR test or rapid lateral flow test within the past 48 hours As soon as you get your result

If you did a rapid lateral flow test at home, report your rapid lateral flow test result on GOV.UK first

Positive PCR test within the past 6 months After you’ve finished self-isolating and up to 180 days after taking the test

Travelling abroad

What you need to get a pass When you can get a pass
1 or 2 doses of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine, or 1 dose of the Janssen vaccine Usually within 24 hours of having your vaccination – however it can take up to 5 days for your records to be updated

Get a digital NHS COVID Pass and find out more information

You can find the links to get a digital version of the NHS COVID Pass as well as other methods, as well as all the details on the NHS website here.

Read more about the NHS Covid Pass

You can read more about the NHS Covid Pass on the BBC News website here.

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