Manitoba is now offering an immunization card for people who are fully immunized.
What is the immunization card?
Eligible Manitobans can apply for physical and / or digital immunization card. The card will include your first and last names and a QR code. When scanned, the QR code will show that you are fully vaccinated.
Why do I need to get a card?
The card is an easy and secure way to show that you are fully immunized for COVID-19.
I was vaccinated in another province / territory - how can I get my immunization card?
People who received a COVID-19 vaccine outside of Manitoba will need to get a record of their vaccination from the jurisdiction they received their vaccine. You may then contact email@example.com to update that information. Individuals may also contact their local public health office with this information if needed. After this information has been updated, you can then request an immunization card online.
What if the vaccination I received is from a brand not currently approved in Canada?
Work is still underway to determine the process for entering this information.
Will other vaccination or health information appear on my card?
Other than your first and last name, there is no other health information on the card. The QR code will only display a checkmark.
Will my information be secure on this card?
Yes, your information is secure. If you choose to show your card to someone to verify it then your name and vaccination status will be shared with that person. Otherwise, your information is entirely secure.
How do I remove or delete a card?
If you wish to remove a digital card from your account, follow the instructions in the application.
If you wish to permanently delete your immunization card, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to have your ‘certificate’ deleted. Once you do this, your vaccination cards (digital and physical) can no longer be verified.
How long will I have to wait to see my COVID-19 immunization record online?
It generally takes several days after your immunization for your information to be available online. If you have a problem accessing your record and it has been at least a week, use this help form.
Will my family doctor have access to my COVID-19 immunization record?
Yes, your family doctor will also have access to this information.
How can I access the data on my card?
The digital and physical cards contain no personal health information or data. Rather, the cards only show your first and last names and a QR code. When scanned, the QR code will show that you are fully vaccinated.
Is my data secure?
The cards do not contain any personal health information or data. It only contains your name and your immunization status. The immunization card contains multiple levels of security safeguards to keep this information safe.
I was vaccinated outside Canada - how can I get my immunization card?
You will need to get a record of your vaccination from the jurisdiction you got your vaccine. If the vaccination you received is from an approved brand in Canada (currently, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson), you may contact email@example.com to update that information. Individuals may also contact their local public health office with this information if needed. After this information has been updated, you can then request an immunization card online.
How do I update the address on my Manitoba health card?
Any person who is eligible to be vaccinated, and has received the required number of doses and waited 14 days since their last dose is eligible to receive an immunization card.
What happens if I lose my card?
If you lose your physical immunization card, you can request a new one online.
My child was vaccinated. Will this appear on my card, or do they need their own card?
Each child will need their own immunization card. A child may create their own account and request their card. Alternatively, you may request the card on their behalf in which case the child will receive the physical card, but as the person who requested the card on the child’s behalf, you will have the child’s digital card on your account.
How do I protect my card?
You should protect your immunization card using the same measures as you would to protect your bank card(s) or credit card(s).
Who is eligible to access their COVID-19 immunization record online?
You can sign in and view this information online if you:
have a valid Manitoba Health card, and
have a personal email address.
How can I get a paper copy of my COVID-19 immunization record?
Once you access your record online, you can print it by selecting the PRINT THIS PAGE button at the top right of the results page. Please note that printing from a mobile device is not supported.
If I don't have a family doctor, who can I speak with if I have questions about my COVID-19 vaccine?
For general information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, refer to this FAQ. You can also contact Health Links - Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or toll-free at 1-888-315-9257 for more information.
If you have questions about an adverse reaction after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, click here for more information or call 911 if it is an emergency.