Friday 22 April 2022

Canada: New Proof of Vaccination Requirements by Province

COVID-19-related restrictions continue to evolve.

Below, find each province’s current approach to proof of vaccination requirements.

Only provinces that have officially announced a proof of vaccination system are on this list. Currently, there are no proof of vaccination requirements in Northwest Territories or Nunavut.

The following information is from:

British Columbia

As of April 8, 2021, the proof of vaccination requirement has ended.


Alberta has ended its proof of vaccination requirement.


Saskatchewan has ended its Proof of Vaccination program.


As of March 1, Manitoba no longer has a proof of vaccination requirement as part of its Health Orders.


Effective March 1, 2022 Ontario no longer requires businesses and organizations to check for proof of vaccination.


Since March 12, 2022, the vaccination passport is no longer required in Quebec.

New Brunswick

Effective Monday, February 28, 2022, organizations and businesses were no longer be required to enforce proof of vaccination for entry in New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

As of February 28, 2022, proof of full vaccination is no longer required for Nova Scotian businesses.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Effective March 14, 2022, businesses and organizations are no longer required to check a person’s COVID-19 vaccination record for access to their venue or space. However, the province’s COVID-19 Vaccine Regulations may still apply to workers. Learn more about that program here.

Prince Edward Island

As of February 28, 2022, the PEI Vax Pass Program has been discontinued. Prince Edward Island no longer requires patrons to provide proof of vaccination to access certain discretionary businesses and events within the province.


Yukon businesses can request that people show proof of vaccination to enter spaces, though its optional. More info can be found here.

1 comment:

  1. What does a proof of COVID-19 vaccination card really look like in Canada?

    You have the Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination if your version:

    says "COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination" at the top of the document
    the official logos for
    your province or territory
    the Government of Canada (the word "Canada" with the Canadian flag above the last "a")
    your full name and date of birth
    your COVID-19 vaccination history, including
    the number of dose(s)
    the vaccine type(s), product name(s) and lot number(s)
    the date(s) you got your vaccination(s)
    a SMART Health Card QR code
    is a bilingual document