Your vaccination status is a record of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations you have received. It includes your name, date of birth, and any coronavirus vaccinations you have received in Scotland.
Coronavirus vaccination status can be accessed by anyone who has had a dose of the coronavirus vaccine. This includes those aged 16 and 17 who have had the vaccine.
You cannot be tracked by your vaccination status and your personal information is not shared with third parties.
Do not contact your GP practice about your coronavirus vaccination status. GP's cannot provide letters showing your coronavirus vaccination status.
How to get your vaccination status
You can request a printed copy of your vaccination status online or by phoning the COVID-19 Status Helpline.
Letters will be sent by first class post and should arrive within 14 days.
If you have previously downloaded your coronavirus vaccination status letter, you will need to request a new printed copy.
If you are requesting your vaccination status letter, do not leave this until the last minute. You should request your status letter well in advance of overseas travel.
Request a print version online
You can view and request to print your vaccination status online by logging in using your unique username and password.
Your username and password can be found in your coronavirus vaccination appointment letter.
Once you have signed in, you should select 'vaccination status' which will allow you to view and request to print your coronavirus vaccination record letter.
Recover your username or password
If you have lost or forgotten your username or password, you can create new ones by selecting the 'recover username' or 'forgotten your password' options.
If you have never received a unique username, you can sign up for one by using the 'recover username' option.
Request a print version by phone
You can also get a copy of your vaccine status by phoning the COVID-19 Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565.
The helpline is open every day from 10.00am to 6.00pm.
What your vaccination record can be used for
Your vaccination status can be used to confirm that you have received a dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
It can also be used to prove you have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine if you have been asked to self-isolate. This only applies if you are working for an organisation that is applying for or already has an exemption from self-isolation.
Coronavirus vaccination status might be required when you are travelling internationally. There are international plans to issue coronavirus COVID Status Certificates for travel in future, however, nothing has been agreed yet.
You can get access to your coronavirus vaccination status if you chose to travel, and need to provide a record of your vaccination status by the destination country or your travel operator.
The name and address on your vaccination status will match the information on your GP patient record at the time of your first vaccination. If your address on your status is out of date you can still use it for international travel, providing your name and date of birth are correct.
Keep your vaccination status letter in a safe place, you will not be able to access a replacement abroad.
What they cannot be used for
Vaccination status is not proof of identity. It does not guarantee access to international travel.
Do I need my vaccine status for every trip?
Your coronavirus vaccination status is not required to enter every country, sometimes a negative test result will be enough.
It is your responsibility to check what the requirements are to enter the country you are travelling to. It is also your responsibility to check what the requirements are to return to Scotland from your country of travel.
More about travel requirements
Lost your vaccination status letter
If you lose your vaccination status letter, you should request to print your vaccination status online or phone the COVID-19 Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565 for a replacement.
Incorrect vaccination records
If any data on your Vaccination Status Record is incorrect, you should phone the COVID-19 Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565.