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How does the CoronaCheck app work?

You can use the CoronaCheck app or www.coronacheck.nl/en/print to create a coronavirus entry pass. This is possible if you:

Creating a certificate using the CoronaCheck app

  1. Download the app in the Apple App Store or in the Google Play Store.
  2. Open the app and click ‘add certificate’. Choose what you want to make a certificate of.
  3. Details of vaccinations and tests taken by the GGD can be retrieved by logging in with DigiD. Have you been tested at another healthcare provider than GGD? Then you received a retrievalcode which you can use to retrieve your test details in the app.
  4. Check the retrieved details. Are they correct? Then click ‘make certificate’
  5. You can now use your certificate. Have your QR code scanned at the entrance of events or at the border. Always take a proof of identity with you as well.

Travelling abroad? Always check if you have the right certificate before departure. You can find the most recent information at Travelling outside the Netherlands.

If you’ve had new vaccinations or tests in the future, the app won’t retrieve that data automatically. Please again login with DigiD to retrieve the new details in the app.

     

Creating a paper certificate through CoronaCheck.nl/en/print

  1. Go to CoronaCheck.nl/en/print.
  2. Choose what you want to make a certificate of.
  3. Details of vaccinations and tests taken by the GGD can be retrieved by logging in with DigiD. Have you been tested at another healthcare provider than GGD? Then you received a retrievalcode which you can use to retrieve your test details in the app.
  4. Check the retrieved details. Are they correct? Then click ‘make certificate’.
  5. Print your certificate on a4.
  6. You can now use your certificate. Have your QR code scanned at the entrance of events or at the border. Always take a proof of identity with you as well.

Travelling abroad? Always check if you have the right certificate before departure. You can find the most recent information at Travelling outside the Netherlands.

Having trouble creating your certificate? Please call the CoronaCheck helpdesk on 0800-1421 (free). Or if you are calling from abroad: +31 70 750 37 20. Available Monday till Sunday 08.00 a.m. - 08.00 p.m.