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Approved Companies Offering COVID-19 Digital Vaccine Cards

Last updated March 3, 2022

Valid forms of vaccination proof include a valid photo ID and:

  • Original, copy or electronic photo of the CDC vaccination card (or similar documentation issued by another foreign governmental jurisdiction); or
  • documentation from a healthcare provider; or
  • personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the State of California available by going to https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov; or
  • personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by another State, local, or foreign governmental jurisdictions; or
  • personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by an approved private company.

The following companies provide digital up-to-date on vaccination (includes booster)cards approved for use by San Francisco businesses:

  • Android Phone (businesses using this must also check against a photo ID)
  • Apple iOS (businesses using this must also check against a photo ID)
  • Bindle (businesses using this must also check against photo ID)
  • CLEAR HealthPass
  • CrowdPass (businesses using this must also check against a photo ID)
  • MyChart by Epic (a QR code is generated within your account). Examples of healthcare systems that use this system (businesses using this must also check against a photo ID):
  • VaccineCheck (businesses using this must also check against a photo ID
  • VaxYes (using their level 2 verification)
  • VXPASS (businesses using this must use VXPASS app/verification webpage and must also check against photo ID)

The following companies provide digital fully vaccinated cards approved for use by San Francisco businesses:

  • CommonPass (businesses using this must also check against a photo ID)

Businesses may also want to download the SMART Health Card Verifier App, which is free to use as a reader for the QR codes provided by most of these apps.

If you would like to have another third-party vaccine verification application listed here, please submit a request to healthplan@sfcityatty.org.

Your request should address how vaccine records, including boosters, are verified, how the app verifies the identity of the vaccine recipient, and how consumer privacy is maintained. Additionally, please outline how accessibility is achieved including the cost of access for an individual submitting their vaccine record, availability in multiple language and on what platforms the app is available (Android, iOS etc).

 

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