Where to download the Covid Green Pass: how to get it

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Do you want to know where to download the Green Pass o EU digital Covid certificate for your next holidays within the European Union? From 1 ° July 2022 this certificate will be in force and will allow you to have numerous advantages. Let's see what they are and especially where to download it.

Where to download the Green Pass

Il Green pass European, also known as Digital Green Certificate, will be downloadable from the specific Web platform but also through the Immuni and Io app.

The unloading methods have been defined in Annex E of Law Decree n. 77 of May 31, 2022. Here are the download channels.

How to download the vaccination certificate:

  1. Dedicated website, with access with digital identity or with multi-factor authentication.
  2. App immune (Android, iOS).
  3. App IO (Android, iOS).
  4. Electronic Health Record.
  5. Health Card System, through authorized health professionals.

In summary, after requesting the vaccination certificate you will receive an SMS or email with a code to obtain the QR Code. You can also have it through the SPID or health card. You can save the QR Code on your mobile or print it, but you can also download it from the apps immune e IO.

Read also: How to download IO apps and interact with the Public Administration

You can also get the green pass from family doctor who can download the code from the electronic health record.

Please note:: All certifications associated with vaccinations carried out until June 17, 2022, will be available by June 28, 2022. The platform will be progressively aligned.

For all other information, you can contact the Number Green 800.91.24.91, active every day from 8.00 to 20.00 or write to cittadini@dgc.gov.com. In case you need to recover the Green Pass you can contact the public utility number: 1500.

Read also: How to download the Green Pass on mobile

What is the Green Pass for

The Green Pass is not only for the travel within the territories of the EU states but also to participate in events, such as wedding receptions, from June 15, 2022.

It is issued free of charge by national authorities in paper or digital format and will have to report a QR Code, to allow verification of the document in all EU countries and avoid being subjected to quarantine and swabs upon arrival.

Validity of the Green Pass

The validity changes depending on the type of Covid-19 green certifications. In case of successful vaccination (complete cycle), it is valid 9 months, if it certifies healing, it applies to 6 months and for the negative buffer for 48 hours.

Vaccinators can request a temporary pass even afterwards the first dose. The document will be valid from the 15th day following the administration until the day of the second dose.

Who can apply for the Green Pass

They can apply for the Green Pass:

  • People vaccinated.
  • Those who are cured of the coronavirus.
  • Who was swabbed and tested negative.

In the first case the vaccination certificate will be available 14 days after the administration of the second dose of the vaccine. In the case of a molecular or antigenic test for SARS-Cov-2 with a negative result, the duration of the pass will last 48 hours.

The data that the Green Pass will contain

The data in the certificate is:

  • First name.
  • Last name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Certification identifier.


  • If the certificate certifies the vaccination, you will find indicated the type of vaccine, the number of doses carried out, the dates of administration.
  • If it certifies healing, you will find the date of the negative tampon.
  • If released following a swab, it indicates the type of test and the facility that performed it.

How to check the Green Pass

To verify the authenticity of the Green Pass, the Ministry of Health has released the free app for Android and iOS called Verification C19. Its purpose is to ascertain the validity of the certificazione green COVID-19 after scanning by camera of a digital or paper QR Code exhibited by the user to guarantee the legitimate origin of the certificate.

You won't need to be connected to the internet, as the app updates public keys in the background without any manual intervention.

After selecting and scanning the QR Code, theCheckC19 app returns the name, surname and date of birth of the holder showing the pass.

Read also: How to download the Green Pass on mobile

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