Post on : October 12, 2021

The Government of NL has announced the details of the Vaccination Passport or NLVaxPass.

Full details about the program can be found by clicking the links below:


NLVAXPASS & NLVAXVERIFY Support Information:

By October 22, 2021, customers/guests must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical exemption in order to access the following businesses, venues and settings:

  • Gatherings of any size that are hosted at a recognized business or organization, a rental room, community centre, or other venues used to host gatherings (e.g. weddings, funerals, birthday parties, baby showers, faith-based gatherings)
  • Arenas
  • Indoor gyms and fitness facilities, yoga studios, and dance studios
  • Places where sports or recreational activities are practiced indoors
  • Places where group music, art, dance, and drama activities are practiced indoors, including bands, choirs, dance and music classes
  • Indoor entertainment facilities (arcades, trampoline parks, bowling alleys, billiard halls, golf, laser tag, indoor playgrounds, and paintball)
  • Bars and lounges
  • Restaurants (indoor seated dining only; does not apply to outdoor patios, take-out, delivery, or drive-thru services)
  • Cinemas and performance spaces
  • Bingo halls
  • Personal service establishments including spas, esthetic services, hair salons, barber shops, body piercing, tattooing and tanning salons
  • Car dealerships
  • Long-term care homes, personal care homes, assisted living facilities, community care homes (visitors and staff only; does not apply to residents living in these settings)

Proof of vaccination is required for all individuals accessing these settings, including staff, students and volunteers. Note: people entering businesses and settings for work purposes have until December 1, 2021 to be fully vaccinated.

The businesses and organizations listed above are now required to check a person’s COVID-19 vaccination record for access to their venue or space. The requirements are made by the Chief Medical Officer of Health. NLVaxVerify is the official application that allows businesses to verify COVID-19 Vaccination Record QR Codes.