How to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations

You can get an immunisation history statement to show proof of your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations.

1: How to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations

We’ll help you set up your online accounts. This will make it easier for you to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations.

Which online account you need will depend on whether you’re eligible for Medicare.

2: Do you have a Medicare online account?

3: Are you enrolled in Medicare?

If you have a Medicare card number, you may already be enrolled in Medicare.

4: Do you have a myGov account?

5: Create a myGov account and link it to Medicare

You’ll need to create a myGov online account and link Medicare to access your Medicare online account.

We have a guide to help you Create a myGov account.

Once you have a myGov account, you’ll need to link Medicare to it.

Find out how to link Medicare to myGov using either:

Once you’ve linked your accounts, you can sign in to myGov to get your immunisation history statement.

Create a myGov account

6: Link Medicare to your myGov account

You’ll need to link Medicare to your myGov account to access your immunisation history statement.

Find out how to link Medicare to myGov using either:

Once you’ve linked your accounts you can get your immunisation history statement.

Sign in to myGov and link Medicare

7: You can access your immunisation history statement using your Medicare online account through myGov

  1. Sign in to myGov and select Medicare.
  2. On the Immunisation history tile, select View statement.
  3. Select your name and then select View history statement (PDF).

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8: Are you eligible for Medicare?

You may be eligible for Medicare if you’re a permanent citizen, or resident, of any of these:

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Norfolk Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Christmas Island
  • Lord Howe Island.

Read more about Enrolling in Medicare.

9: Enrol in Medicare

You can enrol in Medicare by completing a Medicare enrolment form. Then, mail or email your form and supporting documents to us.

You’ll get a Medicare card in the mail when you enrol. We’ll send it to the address you give us.

You can create a myGov account, if you don’t have one already, and use your Medicare card to link Medicare.

Then you’ll be able to sign in to myGov to get your immunisation history statement.

10: Do you have an Individual Healthcare Identifier?

An Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI) is a number that identifies you for health care purposes.

You already have an IHI if you have a Medicare card or get a Department of Veterans’ Affairs pension or benefit.

11: Apply for an Individual Healthcare Identifier

You’ll need an Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI) to get your immunisation history from My Health Record.

To get an IHI, complete and submit a Request or update an Individual Healthcare Identifier form.

Read more about How to get an IHI.

Use your Individual Healthcare Identifier to Register for a My Health Record. Then link your My Health Record to myGov to access your record.

Find out how to get a My Health Record on the Digital Health website.

Then you’ll be able to sign in to myGov to get your immunisation summary in My Health Record.

How to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations if you can’t get it online

If you can’t get your immunisation history statement online, your vaccination provider can print it for you.

You can also call the Australian Immunisation Register and ask us to send your statement to you. It can take up to 14 days to arrive in the post.

Page last updated: 15 April 2021