BC’s Vaccine Card and Rules Take Effect Monday September 13

BC Vaccine Card

Victoria – On Tuesday, The Province launched the BC Vaccine Card, the digital or printed document that shows the stage cardholders are at in their COVID-19 vaccine progress.

To learn more about the vaccine card and how to access yours, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html

The BC Vaccine Card will allow vaccinated people to “conveniently and securely show” their proof of vaccination at higher-risk social and recreational events and settings when new COVID-19 vaccine requirement rules take effect on September 13, 2021.

People can get their BC Vaccine Card online at gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard. Once verified, a person will be able to save a digital copy to their mobile device or print a hard copy to present along with their government-issued photo identification when entering designated businesses and events.

People without access to a computer and printer can get their card by calling 1 833 838-2323 at the Get Vaccinated call centre and get their printed copy mailed to them. They can have a trusted friend, family member or support person print their card for them. Or they can visit a Service BC Centre to get one.

The BC Vaccine Card will include a secure, individualized QR code and image showing either “vaccinated” or “partially vaccinated.” Businesses can either scan the QR code using a QR reader like a smartphone or tablet or visually verify the person’s proof of vaccination. A mobile QR code reader app will be released in app stores closer to Sept. 13, 2021 for businesses that choose to scan the QR code.

BC Vaccine Card
BC Vaccine Card

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