The Ontario government is making the enhanced vaccine certificate with an official QR code and the free, made-in Ontario verification app, Verify Ontario, available for download. Together, these tools will make it easier, more secure and convenient for individuals to provide proof of vaccination where required to do so and for businesses and organizations to verify vaccine certificates while protecting people’s privacy.
The COVID-19 vaccination portal is open for any individual to download their enhanced vaccine certificate.
The current vaccine receipt without a QR code remains valid and will continue to be accepted. Ontarians will need to continue to show a piece of identification with their name and date of birth along with their proof of vaccination when visiting select businesses and organizations.
CLICK HERE for 'Frequently Asked Questions' about using your vaccination receipt, like which settings require a proof of vaccination to enter.
In addition, businesses and organizations can now download the free Verify Ontario app from the Apple App and Google Play stores.
This free QR code scanner has been designed to help businesses by making it quicker and easier to confirm if a person is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 while protecting their privacy. The app never stores personal information and only shows the minimum amount of information necessary to confirm vaccination.
It can be used without an internet connection but should be connected periodically to receive updates. The app is also compatible with other provincial QR codes. (starting with BC and Quebec).
Learn more at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/verify Posters and other communication materials are available at that link for download, as well as how to scan a proof of vaccination.