Request an NHS COVID Pass letter for travel

You can use this service if you're registered with a GP surgery in England. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

Check the entry requirements for where you are travelling at https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

Who can get an NHS COVID Pass letter?

You can get an NHS COVID Pass letter for travel based on proof of vaccination if you:

  • are aged 5 or over
  • have received 2 or more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine recognised in the UK, and it has been 5 days since your last vaccination dose

Your child from 5 to 11 can also receive an NHS COVID Pass letter for proof of recovery if:

  • they have had a positive NHS PCR test for COVID-19 in the past 180 days
Information:

You can request an NHS COVID Pass letter for someone else, such as a child or someone you care for, if you have their consent. You should enter their details when completing the form.

How it works

If you have the required COVID-19 records we will send you an NHS COVID Pass letter in a physical format to the address listed on your GP record. You will need to provide:

  • either full name or NHS number
  • date of birth
  • postcode

What will I receive?

You will receive an NHS COVID Pass letter for travel which includes a 2D barcode that is valid for 180 days.

How long will it take to arrive?

The NHS COVID Pass letter takes up to 7 working days to arrive in the post.

Vaccines recognised in the UK
  • Oxford/AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)
  • Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty)
  • Johnson & Johnson (Janssen)
  • Moderna (Spikevax)
  • Institute of India (Covishield)
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin)
  • SinoVac (CoronaVac)
  • Beijing Institute of Biological Products (Sinopharm BIBP)