COVID-19: Federal Council adopts ordinance on COVID-19 certificates

4 June 2021 – The issuance of COVID-19 certificates for people who have been vaccinated, or who have tested negative or recovered from COVID-19 is starting according to plan in June. During its meeting on 4 June 2021, the Federal Council adopted the ordinance on COVID-19 certificates. It forms the legal basis for the issuance of certificates. Aside from their form and content, it also regulates the responsibilities of the Confederation and the cantons in issuing them, the requirements for checking them and the certificates' compatibility with the EU Digital COVID Certificate. The ordinance will enter into force on 7 June 2021.

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