Questions tagged [vaccinations]

Questions about vaccinations, treatment with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease. For questions about going to countries where vaccines are required and how to get one.

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Which vaccinations do I need to travel South America extensively?

other than covid19 Last time I was there I had some weird/unusual acne(or rash? idk) on me even though I was in urban areas
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Do I need my vaccine yellow book to be physical?

I'm told some South American countries want to see your vaccine card for yellow fever (and maybe for other stuff that I don't know about) when you are entering their country from another South ...
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California Covid-19 vaccination for non-resident non-citizen

Is it possible for a non-resident non-citizen to obtain a Covid-19 vaccination in California (June 2022)? If so how? I can see non-residents may not eligible for a free vaccination, but is possible to ...
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Questions about traveling from Kempegowda to Delhi to Chicago [closed]

I apologize in advance for my questions. I'm a flying alone for the first time so I am confused. Is it mandatory to check in 24-48 hours online prior to arriving at the airport, or is that optional? I....
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Leaving Canada “unvaccinated”

Can I leave Canada on a one-way ticket if I’m “unvaccinated”? (had an adverse reaction after shot #1 so don’t want to get another). I could leave on a foreign passport (different from the destination ...
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Is a booster vaccine required to travel between cities in France by bus?

I live in Toulouse. I haven't received a COVID-19 booster vaccine yet and I am planning to take a bus to Bordeaux, which is 2-3 hours away. I am not sure if anyone will be checking my vaccine passport....
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Wording of France 'fully vaccinated' entry requirements

At the time of writing, the covid-19-related entry requirements for France* include this section about vaccinations: Since 1 February 2022, in order for their vaccination schedule to continue to be ...
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Best practice for managing Covid vaccination documentation

So our vaccination records are a mess. We are US residents: we went to Germany a couple of weeks ago and it turns out that Germany doesn't consider JJ + booster to be "fully vaccinated" and ...
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Mexican vaccine certificate to enter the EU

Mexican vaccine certificates contain only the name of the vaccine (e.g. Astrazeneca / Pfizer) and not where it was produced. The EU offers entry exemptions to "fully vaccinated travellers from ...
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Travel to Spain full vaccinated with a Russian vaccine

How can travelers full vaccinated with a Russian vaccine travel to Spain? I see all the public information about that (https://spth.gob.es/info-pcr). That travelers should write a request to the ...
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Is an EU covid pass with two doses of Sputnik and one dose of Pfizer valid?

My wife got two doses of the Sputnik V covid vaccine in Russia, and then one dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Sweden. When getting the Pfizer shot in Sweden, she explained that she already got two doses ...
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How to replace vaccine yellow book in UK?

I'm an American citizen living in London. I have a yellow vaccine booklet that is originally from the US and is about 13 years old now, filled with all my requisite vaccinations, most importantly ...
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Am I fully vaccinated for traveling to the UK if I recently got a booster dose?

I'm traveling to the UK in less than 14 days. I've had two doses of Sinovac-CoronaVac last year, but I want to get a Pfizer BioNTech booster dose before traveling. I know you have to wait 14 days ...
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Do you need to have had a Covid vaccine within the last 9 months to go to Spain?

Recently, I’ve heard that you need to have had a Covid vaccine within the last 9 months to get into Spain. Is this true? If you leave Spain and haven’t had a Covid vaccine in the last 9 months, can ...
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UK Covid Pass "expires" during holiday in Spain

I have my travel COVID pass, which I will use on entry to Spain to prove Ive been vaccinated and boosted. However the "Valid Until" Expires during my stay. Does any one know if this is a ...
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Covid test requirements for teens/children, when crossing by land into the US from Mexico

In November 2021 the US/Mexico border re-opened for fully vaccinated non-essential travelers. According to this page there is no testing requirement if crossing into the US by land. However, the &...
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Vaccination card in WA, U.S. for a person fully vaccinated abroad [duplicate]

My mother arrived today in WA, U.S. from Uzbekistan on an immigrant visa. She already had had 3 doses of Covid-19 vaccine (manufactured in China) in Uzbekistan before she got her U.S. visa. She had ...
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How to get a physical vaccine certificate in Germany for international travel?

I need to travel from Germany to a country outside of the EU, where the CovPass code is not accepted. Additionally, when I export my vaccination certificate from the app into a PDF, it is mostly in ...
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How to show proof of vaccination for attractions/restaurants as a Canadian in New York City?

My boyfriend and I are trying to replan a cancelled NYC trip for next April. We're both double Pfizer vaxxed and have all our cards and Canadian federal QR code. Based on my research, I'm confident we'...
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For countries requiring vaccination (especially USA) is there any allowance for an antibodies test, demonstrating natural immunity?

Just as the question says: if someone has had covid, and has had a test demonstrating a high number of antibodies (for example, this test) and therefore immunity, is there any way to use this in lieu ...
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COVID-19 - Travelling to the UK with two doses of an un-approved vaccine and one approved booster dose

A family member, who's not a UK resident or a British national, is planning to come visit me in the UK in January. He's been given two doses of Sputnik and one booster jab of Oxford-AstraZeneca. ...
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Is the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine accepted for traveling in Schengen?

I am traveling to Schengen countries] for Christmas and New Year, from Pakistan. I am vaccinated with two doses of Sinovac. Is it accepted by Schengen countries, like Spain, Italy, Germany, France and ...
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As a Swedish traveller travelling to the USA, what and when will I need to provide to prove that I'm fully vaccinated and tested?

I will be travelling from Sweden directly to the USA under the current travel restrictions. I understand that at the moment, this requires you to be fully vaccinated. What's not clear however is how I ...
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Documentation of a Covid booster shot for travel

I'm eligible for a booster shot in the US. Currently documentation here is a mess: You get the CDC health card, which anyone can photoshop in 20 minutes. Most of the documentation is done by the ...
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Is it possible to get vaccinated while being in Belgium as a foreign student?

I am a Russian citizen who plans to spend some time for a research trip in Belgium in spring 2022. I know that study visas are being issued, but, as I am locally vaccinated and thus without an EU-...
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Travel to Canada by car. Vaccine requirements for 13 and under?

We are US citizens family of five. Both me and my wife have been vaccinated for covid 19 with pfizer. We can bring proof via our vaccine cards showing both doses. I have three children a 13 year old,...
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Can someone unvaccinated travel from the UK to France via Switzerland?

Currently you need to be fully vaccinated to travel from the UK to France as the UK is on France’s Amber list. If you’re travelling from Switzerland however, you do not need to be vaccinated as ...
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How do I get an EU digital certificate for a negative PCR test while on business in Spain?

I am due to fly from Spain to Belgium where I will then go overland to my home in northern France, returning from a business trip. I am unvaccinated and have tested negative (PCR) on two occasions: ...
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How can I get EU Digital COVID Certificate?

I was vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Uzbekistan. I have a vaccination certificate. The vaccination certificate is accepted by Hungary and currently, I am studying in Hungary. Is it possible to get EU ...
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UK day two test switchover date?

Relevant tweet: https://twitter.com/grantshapps/status/1438890006437847043?lang=en TRAVEL UPDATE🔊: we’re making testing easier for travel 🧳💉 From Mon 4 Oct, if you’re fully vax you won’t need a ...
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Does it matter where I was vaccinated to enter Greece?

I was vaccinated in Australia, but I have been issued also with an Italian EU green pass attesting to my vaccination. I'm filling out the Greece passenger locator form right now and it's asking me ...
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What happens behind the scenes when a EU COVID-19 vaccine certificate gets scanned?

There is a QR code which I think gets translated into an ID. How does that ID get checked? Is there a request to a common EU database with Switzerland and UK?
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Does Canada accept the EU covid certificate as a proof of vaccination?

For entering Canada by air you need to show proof of Covid vaccination in print, and also upload it to the ArriveCAN app. The requirements for that proof are delightfully vague: "a photo or PDF ...
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Smart Health Card proof of vaccination: is anyone accepting it for travel?

I got my Covid shot at CVS (which is the largest pharmacy chain in the USA) and they issued a vaccination certificate with a QR code on it. However, no regular program seems to be able to read that ...
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Official COVID vaccination documentation from the USA

I'll be traveling to Ukraine next week. One of the requirements for traveling to Ukraine are negative result of PCR test for COVID-19 (validity 72 hours); or a document confirming the receipt of a ...
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What happens if someone arrives in England with the wrong Covid-19 tests booked?

If a person arrives in England by plane and they do not have the correct combination of Covid-19 PCR tests booked, what happens? Will they be given a chance to book the correct tests, and be allowed ...
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Various covid certificates for vaccinations done in Canada

I got vaccinated in Ontario, Canada and received a pdf certificate of my vaccines from Ontario Health. So how do these pdf work towards creating a, EU vaccination certificate, for instance? Anyone ...
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When is "2 weeks from the vaccination dose" complete for entry to France?

According to Entry requirements - France travel advice - GOV.UK: “Fully vaccinated” is defined by the completion of a vaccination schedule, specifically: 2 weeks after the second dose of Pfizer, ...
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I can't enter Croatia with my EU Digital COVID Certificate

I already had COVID back in January, and therefore I got my EU Digital COVID Certificate, that is valid until end 27.07.2021. As I live in Austria and already had COVID, I should get only one dose of ...
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Are there still NYC popup vaccination sites for tourists? If so, where?

I'll be traveling to NYC from abroad in a few weeks and am currently unvaccinated (I'm not a US citizen or resident, but I've already checked and will be able to enter the country). I've read many ...
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Is it possible to generate a PDF version of an EU Digital COVID Vaccination Certificate?

I obtained a complete COVID-19 vaccine series at a doctors office in Germany. The doctor recorded the immunizations in my yellow International Certificate of Vaccination booklet. I was then able to ...
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Can I interrupt quarantine to go get the 2nd dose of the vaccine after coming back from an amber list-country?

From here I read If you have been in a country or territory on the: [...] amber list - you must quarantine in the place you’re staying and take 2 COVID-19 tests This makes me think I can't leave ...
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Are duplicate Greek PLFs required to provide accurate vaccination information?

I was trying to fill in the Greek PLF for entry into the country tomorrow. Now, I noticed that despite the form asking for the number of people in my household, it did not give me any options to enter ...
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Could I go to another country to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in time for an event?

I've got an event in the US that I'm going to, the only problem is that I would need to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This raises a problem as I live in the UK and I'm under 18, so the vaccine isn't ...
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How to get Chinese vaccines in Europe

I'm a Norwegian citizen who wants to travel to China for work-related reasons. I have taken the Pfizer vaccine, but it is currently not recognized by China. The only way to get a work visa in China ...
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Travel To France from UK via Eurotunnel after June 9th [closed]

UK citizens (ourselves included) will be looking to use the Eurotunnel after June 9th when France says it will allow open travel. Will the NHS App (with vaccination status) allow entry to France ...
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Right now (mid-May 2021), are vaccinated travelers coming from a COVID "risk area" required to stay in quarantine when visiting Germany?

I would like to visit Germany (departure from Romania, time ~ end of August) and I am trying to understand if I can do that without the need to stay in quarantine. According to Robert Koch Institut ...
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What are my options for getting a digital vaccine passport in the USA?

Related: Can I convert the CDC vaccination card issued for COVID into an International Certificate of Vaccination? I finally got my second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the USA. I received my white ...
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Can I re-enter the US by air without needing a Covid test if I've had the vaccine?

Just like the question asks, can I re-enter the USA without a Covid test if I've had the vaccine? Or will this be up to the airline to check? If so, it's American Airlines. Any anecdotal experience or ...
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Sputnik V vaccine for non-Russians

As more Russian citizens are vaccinated and the country ramps up its production, is there any possibility that Sputnik V will become available for those traveling to Russia? Or, as an alternative, ...
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