Bahrain launches digital Covid vaccine passport

Manama - App shows immunity status two weeks after receiving both doses Covid vaccination.

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Published: Wed 17 Feb 2021, 2:23 PM

Last updated: Wed 17 Feb 2021, 2:27 PM

Bahrain has become one of the first countries in the world to launch a digital Covid vaccine passport.

The country has enabled the BeAware app for citizens and residents to show their immunity status two weeks after receiving both Covid vaccination doses. The antibodies start developing 14 days after receiving the second dose.


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A certificate – green 'COVID-19 Vaccinated' shield – will be issued to vaccinated people with the user's name, date of birth, nationality and which vaccine they received. This will help authorities to verify the validity of users by scanning a QR code which is linked to a national vaccine register..


Some of the other countries expected to launch the digital passport soon are Denmark and Sweden.

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Bahraini residents display their Covid-19 vaccine certificates. Photo: AFP
Bahraini residents display their Covid-19 vaccine certificates. Photo: AFP


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