Poland: Changes in Issuance of EU COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

January 6, 2022

Key Points  

  • Reduced validity of the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate in Poland  

Overview  

Beginning 1 Feb. 2022, the government of Poland will decrease the initial validity of the EU COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate in Poland to 270 days (nine months). However, the certificate’s validity will be extended for 270 days after the date a booster dose is received.   

What are the Changes? 

In accordance with the European Commission's decision to reduce the validity period of the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate, the government of Poland will reduce the validity period of the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate to 270 days. The EU COVID-19 vaccination certificates allow travelers to transit through EU countries more easily when a vaccination certificate is required for entrance.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Poland’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  


Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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