About: COVID passport

Coronavirus 03-09-2021

Commission insists EU COVID certificates ‘entirely secure’ after reports of French fakes

The EU COVID certificate is “entirely secure”,  the European Commission has stressed after reports of false health passes in France being used to circumvent the country’s COVID measures.
EU-Africa 30-06-2021

African Union warns EU over vaccine certificate ‘inequality’

The African Union has warned that the European Union's non-recognition of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in India risks disadvantaging people who received jabs in Africa.
Digital & Media 28-06-2021

The EU Digital COVID Certificate explained

Digital EU COVID certificate is a free tool that opens the EU borders for its citizens that have been vaccinated against COVID-19, have recovered from it or have had a recent negative test result.
Coronavirus 21-05-2021

EU reaches deal on COVID-19 travel passes to save the summer

The European Parliament and the member states reached a provisional deal on Thursday (20 May) on COVID-19 certificates designed to facilitate travel and help revive tourism in Europe.
Coronavirus 03-05-2021

Commission aims to roll out COVID-19 travel certificates by June

According to an EU official, in the first week of June, the majority of EU countries should be technically ready for COVID-19 certificates which should be officially rolled out to citizens by the end of that month.
Coronavirus 29-04-2021

Parliament gives green light for COVID-19 certificate negotiations

European lawmakers adopted their negotiating position on the European Commission's proposal for the digital green certificates on Thursday (29 April), paving the way for what is likely to be a tough inter-institutional negotiation with the Council representing the 27 member states.

‘Act without delay’ to help EU tourism, Portugal urges

Portugal has urged member states and EU institutions to "act without delay" to support European tourism to recover from the crisis, also calling for rapid progress in the creation of the green passport.
Coronavirus 14-04-2021

Council ready to negotiate on COVID travel certificate

EU-27 ambassadors gave the go-ahead on Wednesday (14 April) to the Council's position in the upcoming negotiations with the European Parliament on the Digital green certificates, a tool conceived by the European Commission to ease travel restrictions in the summer season despite the pandemic.
Aviation 13-04-2021

Airlines could use new EU COVID pass this summer, Reynders tells MEPs

Airlines could check new European Union COVID certificates before allowing onboard passengers going on summer holidays, a senior official said on Tuesday (13 April) as the bloc seeks to restart a travel sector ravaged by the pandemic.
Health 06-04-2021

Denmark launches ‘corona pass’ to facilitate reopening

Denmark on Tuesday (6 April) began requiring people to use a new Covid certificate to enter certain businesses or face fines, one of the first European countries to do so. The “corona pass” certifies that someone has either been fully...
Coronavirus 01-03-2021

No trace: Hungary deletes vaccine origin from jab certificate

The national Hungarian vaccination certificate will not state which type of jab was administered, according to an amendment to a government decree published on Saturday (27 February).