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Measures for issuing the EU Digital Covid Certificate (COVID-19 Green Pass) to Italian citizens vaccinated or cured abroad.

Date:

08/05/2021


Measures for issuing the EU Digital Covid Certificate (COVID-19 Green Pass) to Italian citizens vaccinated or cured abroad.

Pending the extension of the experimental procedure referred to in the joint Ministry of Health / M.A.E.C.I. circular, prot. n 9662-26 / 07/2021-DGSISS, it is represented that Italian citizens (also residing abroad) and their cohabiting family members, regardless of whether they are registered with the National Health Service or the SASN (Health Assistance for Navigation Personnel), as well as all subjects enrolled in any capacity in the National Health Service who have been vaccinated abroad against SARS-CoV-2 or who have recovered from COVID-19 abroad, may request, if they are already on the Italian territory, the issue of COVID-19 green certifications for vaccination or recovery, issued by the National Platform-DGC on the basis of the emission criteria established by the law, by going to the local Health Authorities in charge, according to the procedures established by the Regions and Autonomous Provinces , and presenting, in addition to the identification document and any tax code, the following documentation, depending on the type of green pass COVID-19 required:

a) vaccination certificate issued by the foreign health authority which contains at least the following contents:

  • identification details of the holder (name, surname, date of birth);
  • Vaccine's details (name and batch);
  • date (s) of administration of the vaccine (s);
  • identification details of who issued certificate (Country, Health Authority).

For the issue of the COVID-19 Green Certification, only the following vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) are currently valid:

  • Comirnaty (PfizerBioNtech);
  • Spikevax (Modern);
  • Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca);
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (Janssen-Johnson & Johnson).

b) certificate of recovery issued by the foreign health authority which contains at least the following contents:

  • identification details of the holder (name, surname, date of birth);
  • information on the holder's previous SARS-CoV-2 infection, following a positive test (date of the first positive molecular buffer);
  • identification details of who issued the certificate (State, Health Authority).

The certificates referred to in letters a) and b), in hard copy and / or digital format, must be drafted in English at least and, for the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, in English or German; in the case of another language they must be accompanied by a certified translation.


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