How to download your covid vaccination certificate

Find out how to download your COVID vaccine certificate ahead of your trip to Tenerife.

England & The Isle of Man

If you were vaccinated in England or The Isle of Man you can acquire your Covid vaccination certificate via the NHS using one of the following methods:

Note: It can take up to 5 working days after you're vaccinated for it to show on your record.

Northern Ireland

The NI covid certificate is valid for three months from your application date. The QR code and certificate will permit international travel.

It's a two step process you need to prove your identity, your application is then processed and you will receive information telling you when you can download your certificate.

Step 1: Create an account

Step 2: Once you have received an email you can download your certificate here NI Certificate

There is an option to request a paper certificate. This is only for people who cannot apply online. You can call 0300 200 7814 Mon-Fri 8.00am -8.00pm to make an appointment.

Please note this can take longer as you need to present your documents in person at a given date and location. It can take up to 10 working days after the appointment.

Useful Link: Northern Ireland – nidirect: COVID certificate for NI residents


To access your vaccination certificate through the free NHS app Covid status Scotland

You can also download or get a copy of your vaccination status online

or by phoning the COVID Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565. Open everyday from 10am-6pm

If you are aged between 12 to 17 you cannot use the app you can only download or request a copy online or via the helpline.

Useful Link: Scotland – NHS Inform: Get a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status


You can get the NHS covid pass Wales if you were vaccinated in Wales or England and you are aged 16 or over.

Step 1: Register for an NHS login. You need to upload your ID.

Step 2: Access the NHS COVID Pass via the NHS website ( This will allow you to download your COVID pass.

If you do not have any photographic ID you will need to request a paper NHS COVID certificate. Call 0300 303 5667, you can call 7 days a week between 9am and 5pm.

It can take up to 10 working days for a certificate to arrive.

Your NHS COVID Pass includes a barcode. The expiry date refers to the barcode and will update automatically. It does not apply to your vaccination status.

Please note: If you live in Wales but are registered with a GP in England you may need to access the NHS App system for England. They may not have access to your vaccination record.

Useful link:

Ireland & EU Countries 

Passengers travelling from Ireland can download and use the EU Travel vaccine certificate. (Not for UK Travellers). Residents of Tenerife who received their vaccinations here. You can use this to get your certificate.

What is the EU Certificate? 

An EU digital covid certificate is proof that a person has been: 

  • Fully Vaccinated 
  • Recovered from Covid 19 
  • Received a negative test result

For more information please click here EU Vaccine Certificate 

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