Vaccination certificate

Vaccination certificate

Why does my COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate have an expiry date?
The COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate available from 8 October 2021 does not include an expiry date.
Why are there new versions of the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate?
Additional features such as a scannable QR code and digital (cryptographic) signatures will be gradually phased in. The Department of Health will advise on ...
When will the new versions of the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate become available?
The next version of the Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate will be ready towards the end of October 2021 The COVID-19 Vaccine Passport linked to a mo...
The COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate website asks for an ID or passport number. Are foreign passports, asylum seeking & refugee numbers accepted?
Yes, provided that it is the same number from the ID Document you used when you registered on the EVDS Portal and what was used at the vaccination site.
What should I do if I lost the EVDS vaccination code that was sent via SMS?
You can phone the COVID-19 Public Hotline at 0800 029 999. The agent will be able to provide you with the vaccination code or resend you the SMS with the re...
When can I get a vaccination certificate?
The Vaccination Certificate system is only accessible to the individuals who have received One  Dose of the J&J or Two doses of the Pfizer COVID 19 Vacc...
I did not receive my COVID-19 vaccination code via SMS. Why did this happen?
There are three possible reasons: The SMS did not reach you due to mobile network issues at the time. Your mobile number is not correct on EVDS. Your va...
My personal details are not correct on the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
It is your responsibility or the person registering you on your behalf to ensure that your information is captured correctly when registering for vaccinatio...
What is Janssen and Comirnaty?
The name of the vaccine is published on the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate. Johnson and Johnson (J&J) is the manufacturer of the Janssen vaccine. Pf...
Can I get a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate if I received one of my vaccinations in a country other than South Africa?
The COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate will only show the information that was captured on the EVDS in South Africa. If you received one of your vaccinations ...