You can get a COVID-19 digital certificate or your immunisation history statement to show proof of your vaccinations.
How you get proof depends on your situation. This includes if you need to create a myGov account, link services or enrol in Medicare.
If you’re 14 or older, you’ll need to get your own digital certificate or immunisation history statement using either:
Once you’ve had all your required doses, you can add your COVID-19 digital certificate to your digital wallet.
If you’ve had mixed doses of approved vaccines, you can use your COVID-19 digital certificate or immunisation history statement as proof.
Use our tool to find out the easiest way to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations, based on your situation.
If you’re not eligible for Medicare
If you’re not eligible for Medicare, you need an Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI) to get your proof online. You can get an IHI using the Individual Healthcare Identifiers service (IHI service) through myGov.
First, you need to check if you already have an IHI. You have an IHI if any of the following apply:
- you have a Medicare card
- you have a DVA card
- you’re enrolled in Medicare.
If any of these do apply, you can get your proof using either your:
If you don’t have an IHI, you can use the IHI service through myGov to apply for one and link it. To do this, sign in to myGov then:
- Select Services or Link your first service.
- Select Individual Healthcare Identifiers service and then follow the prompts.
You don’t need an IHI to get the vaccines, you only need it to get proof of your vaccinations.
If you’re a veteran
If you’re a DVA gold card holder and you have a Medicare number, you can access your COVID-19 digital certificate through either:
If you’re a DVA gold card holder and don’t have a Medicare number, you’ll need to access your My Health Record and link it to your myGov account. This way, you’ll be able to get proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations.
To do this, you’ll need to call the My Health Record enquiries line. They’ll verify your identity and give you an access code, also called an Identity Verification Code, to link your accounts.
Find out how to get COVID-19 vaccination proof through My Health Record from the Australian Digital Health Agency website.
If you can’t get proof online, you can also call the Australian Immunisation Register. Select option 4 for the AIR veteran and defence support line. Then ask us to send your immunisation history statement or COVID-19 digital certificate to you. It can take up to 14 days for your statement or certificate to arrive in the post.
If you can’t get proof online
If you can’t get proof online, your vaccination provider can print your immunisation history statement for you.
You can also call the Australian Immunisation Register and ask us to send your immunisation history statement or COVID-19 digital certificate to you. It can take up to 14 days for your statement or certificate to arrive in the post.
If you want to use your My Health Record
You can also get COVID-19 vaccination proof through My Health Record. If you haven’t used My Health Record before, you need to link it to myGov. Find out more about how to get proof of vaccination through My Health Record on the Australian Digital Health Agency website.