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Greece launches issue of digital “vaccination certificate” as of Feb 19

Greece has launched the issue of “digital vaccination certificates” as of today, Friday, February 19, 2021.

“The vaccination certificate is now available for the citizens who have received the second dose of the Covid-19  vaccine,” Minister of Digital Government, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, said on Friday morning.

The certificate is available on the platform and to obtain it one needs:

  • Username and password as for Taxisnet to log in.
    Social Security Registration Number (AMKA).

Once issued, the certificate can be sent both in electronic form and printed, for use or to show it at any service.the service.

At the same time, those who wish one can be able to receive it, from Monday, February 22, 2021 at the KEP Municipality offices following an appointment.

The certificate is available on the next day after the 2nd dose of the vaccination. It contains the type of the vaccine, the dates and the vaccination center where it was carried out.

The data are obtained from the vaccination register of IDIKA.

Speaking to state-run news agency amna, Pierrakakis said that “the digital certificate is secure, it cannot be forged and has a digital stamp.”

According to media, over 15,000 certificates have been issued within a few hours after the platform opened for the certificate.

Based on EODY data from February 18, a total of 634,037 vaccinations have been carried out across the country. 430,124 people received the fest dose and 203,913 have received both doses.

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  1. For those people who receive the digital vaccine certificates, would it be possible to use a persons fingerprint to make sure that no-one can forge certificates like they tried with the locator forms? It is only my personal opinion but I think it would be100% safe from any fake certificates.

  2. Is there any mention of when the foreign nationals living in Greece who are not in the Greek national medical or social systems are likely to start getting their vaccinations, or have I missed something

    • no mention. AMKA still essential.

    • Chris Foreman, all foreign nationals (of which i am one) registered with an AMKA will get vaccinated within the specific age groups that they belong to. There is no differentiation bewtween Greek citizens and UK citizens who are residents.

  3. What happens if you cannot have vaccine because of underlining issues and medication that you are on, and vaccine may cause reactions