NHS England press release issued 13/12/2021
NHS COVID Pass for 12 to 15-year-olds for international travel
Today, the NHS COVID pass will be rolled out to 12 to 15-year-olds for international travel, allowing even more people to be able to prove their vaccination status.
Fully vaccinated 12 to 15-year-olds are now able to access an NHS COVID Pass letter for international travel
Follows government decision to extend the vaccination programme to include an offer of both doses of vaccine to all 12 to 15 year olds.
Children remain exempt from certification in domestic settings and at the UK border
Children in England who have had a full course of a COVID-19 vaccination will be eligible for an NHS COVID Pass letter for travel from today (Monday 13 December).
This will allow those children who have had both doses of an approved vaccine to travel to countries, including Spain and Canada, which now require 12 to 15 year olds to be fully vaccinated in order to gain entry, avoid isolation, or access venues or services.
Proof of vaccination will initially be provided via a letter service including an internationally recognised 2D barcode, the letter service can be accessed by calling 119 .