How to obtain a proof of vaccination without a DigiD

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How to obtain a proof of vaccination without a DigiD

If you want to obtain a proof of vaccination but you do not have a DigiD, you can contact the CoronaCheck Helpdesk to request for a COVID Certificate on paper. For information on converting your non-EU vaccination certificate, visit our FAQ page.


How to apply

For everyone living in the Netherlands with a citizen service number (BSN)

If you live in the Netherlands and have been vaccinated with a European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved vaccine or a vaccine on the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organisation (WHO), you can apply for a COVID certificate by calling the CoronaCheck helpdesk at 0800-1421 or email

For more information, see “Requirements for proof of vaccination” and “Getting proof of vaccination after being vaccinated outside the Netherlands” on


For Privileged Persons or diplomatic status holders

Privileged Persons who have been vaccinated by the GGD but are not in possession of a DigiD can send a request to GGD Haaglanden via email for a COVID Certificate on paper. Please include the following information in your application:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Date of birth
  • Postal code + house number
  • City
  • Location and dates of vaccinations
  • Address where the COVID Certificate can be sent to securely
  • Phone number

The application must be accompanied by:

  • A copy of the diplomatic passport or diplomatic identity card (issued by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • A copy of the vaccination registration card (note: a copy of the “Yellow Book” will not be accepted).

In special cases, the applicant may be asked to identify himself/herself – by appointment – at the office of the GGD Haaglanden.

If you have any questions, please email GGD Haaglanden or call the GGD helpdesk at 0800-5090


For more information, see How can I obtain a Digital COVID Certificate?