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Digital Covid-19 pass going live today

Manx Care confident system will work effectively

The long-awaited vaccination status certificates for Isle of Man residents are available from 9am today.

After a long and complex legal and logistical process, Islanders can now login to access their vaccination record on their home computer, and opt to download a secure, digital version, or print a paper copy of their certificate. 

Users will first need to register with the UK NHS to create a secure login to access their health record online.

Manx Care are confident the system will work effectively, but don't rule out a few early teething problems.

It's described as a Manx NHS hybrid solution, and mirrors the method introduced in Wales.

Internet access, a mobile phone and an email address are required to register for the digital service using a link which can be found on the Manx Government website.

The web-based document is valid for 30 days only, but can be refreshed at any time.

For those unable to access a digital version of their vaccination certificate a paper version can be arranged via the NHS central customer service centre in the UK, using the freephone number 0808 1624 119.

All travellers are reminded that they must still check the entry requirements in the country they wish to travel to.

People requiring paper certificates must apply two weeks before departure.

If an applicants details don't match up with their records, a Manx Care Covid Pass Resolution Team has been set up to help.

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