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NHS Covid Pass: Children

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 108576, tabled on 20 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans that his Department will be able to ensure that a NHS covid pass is available for 12 to 15 year olds, to evidence proof of vaccination and/or proof of recovery from covid-19.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

3 March 2022

Since 3 February 2022, children aged 12 years old and over can obtain a digital NHS COVID Pass for international travel. The pass is available via NHS.UK for those aged 12 years old and over and via the NHS App for those aged 13 years old and over. The digital NHS COVID Pass provides a record of COVID-19 vaccinations received and evidence of natural immunity for 180 days following a positive National Health Service polymerase chain reaction test.

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