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HOW TO GET AN EU DIGITAL COVID-19 CERTIFICATE?

Date:

08/05/2021


HOW TO GET AN EU DIGITAL COVID-19 CERTIFICATE?

The Italian Ministry of Health has announced that those who have been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 abroad can apply in Italy for the green COVID-19 certificate to the Italian Local Health Authorities (Aziende Sanitarie locali) if:
• they are Italian citizens, vaccinated or recovered abroad, even if residents abroad and AIRE registered, regardless of their cover under the Italian National Health Service (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale). Their family members and partners, who live with them, are also eligible
• foreign citizens, vaccinated or healed abroad, who are registered in the Italian National Health Service (no tourists or temporary entrants)


In order to obtain a EU digital covid-19 certificate you must present the following documents:
• an ID
• an Italian fiscal number (if any)
• a valid vaccination certificate or a valid certificate of recovery issued by a foreign Health Authority (see requirements below)


What are the requirements of the vaccination certificate issued by a foreign Health Authority in order for it to be accepted for the issue of the EU COVID-19 certificate?
The vaccination certificate must contain at least the following:
• identification data of the owner (name, surname and date of birth)
• data relating to the vaccine (name and lot)
• date (s) of administration of the vaccine (s)
• identification data of the Authority who issued the certificate (State, Health Authority)
Only the following vaccines are valid:
• PfzerBioNtech
• Modern
• AstraZeneca
• Janssen-Johnson & Johnson


What are the requirements of the certificate of recovery from COVID-19 issued by a foreign Health Authority in order for it to be accepted for the issue of the green COVID-19 certificate?
• identification data of the owner (name, surname and date of birth)
• information on the holder's previous SARS-CoV-2 infection, following a positive test (date of first positive molecular swab)
• identification data of the person who issued the certificate (State, Health Authority)


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