Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations

Know what COVID-19 vaccination proof looks like so you can check if a customer or employee is showing you legitimate proof.

Your customer or employee can present their proof of COVID-19 vaccinations in a number of ways. They can present a colour or black and white printed copy of their proof or a digital copy.

They may have saved their proof on their devices to any of these:

  • a digital wallet like Apple Wallet or Google Wallet
  • the Express Plus Medicare mobile app.

There’s a number of features to look out for if you need to check if a person’s proof of COVID-19 vaccination is legitimate.

What COVID-19 vaccination proof looks like

The 2 key forms of proof in Australia are the complete immunisation history statement and the COVID-19 and influenza (flu) immunisation history statement.

The key security feature of the immunisation history statements is the Australian Coat of Arms watermark.

Complete immunisation history statement

COVID-19 and influenza (flu) immunisation history statement

What to do if the proof is fraudulent

If you think the proof you’re being shown is fraudulent, you can report suspected fraud online or call the Fraud Tip-off line.

What to do in different states and territories

Each state and territory will issue its own public health orders where required.

There may be information on state or territory government websites as they set governance and requirements.

Page last updated: 5 December 2023.
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