Validity of the vaccination certificate for each EU / Schengen Member State

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Vaccination certificates give people the right to travel freely and safely in the European Union, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.



However, as soon as the Council of the European Union approved new rules on the validity of vaccination certificates, Europeans were again challenged.

After concluding that two-dose vaccinations do not provide sufficient protection against COVID-19, the EU Commission recommended that all European countries agree on a uniform period of acceptance of vaccination certificates, while advising that they remain valid for a period of time. 270 days.

While some countries immediately decided to follow this recommendation, others imposed a different period of validity.

CountryValidity of vaccine certificatesVaccines accepted
Austria180 daysBioNTech / Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Covishield, Covaxin, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Sinovac and Sinopharm
Belgia150 daysPfizer / BioNTech, Modern, AstraZeneca / Oxford, Janssen, Covishield and R-Covi
Bulgaria365 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V
Croatia270 daysPfizer, Moderna, AstaZeneca, Gamaleya, Sinopharm, Novavax, Covishield, Covaxin and Sinovac
Cipru270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Modern, Janssen, Covishield, Sputnik V, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, Novavax
Czech Republic270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Modern, Janssen, Covishield, Novavax
Denmark150 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Modern, Janssen, Novavax, Covishield, Covaxin, Sinovac, Sinopharm
Estonia270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Moderna, Janssen, Sputnik V, Sinopharm, Sinovac
Finland365 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Modern, Janssen, Sinopharm, Covishield, Coronavac, Covaxin, Novavax
France210 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Modern, Janssen, Covishield
Germany270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen
Greece210 daysPfizer / BioNtech, Modern, Astra Zeneca, Novavax, Janssen, Sinovac, Sputnik V, CanSinoBio, Sinopharm, Covaxin, Covishield
Hungary270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Modern, Janssen, Novavax, CanSinoBio, Sputnik V, Covishield, Sinopharm
Iceland270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Modern, Janssen, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, Novavax, Covovax
Italy270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, Moderna, Janssen, AstraZeneca (including Covishield, R-CoVI / R-Pharm, Fiocruz
Ireland270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Modern, Janssen, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, Novavax
Latvia270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen, Novavax
Lithuania210 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen
Luxembourg270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, Moderna, Janssen, AstraZeneca (including Covishield, R-CoVI / R-Pharm, Fiocruz)
Malta90 daysBioNTech / Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen
Holland270 daysAstraZeneca (all types), Covaxin, Covovax, Novavax, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen, Modern, Sinopharm, Sinovac
Norway270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna, Sinovac, Covishield, Novavax
Poland270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna, Novavax
Portugal180 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna, Novavax
Romania270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna
Slovakia270 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna, Covaxin, Sinopharm, Sinovac
Slovenia270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, Modern, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sputnik V, Sinovac, Sinopharm, Covishield, Covaxin
Spania270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, Novavax
Sweden180 daysAstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech, Modern, Janssen, Covishield, Sinovac, Covaxin, Covovax, Novavax
Switzerland270 daysPfizer / BioNTech, Modern, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Novavax, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin
info www.schengenvisainfo.com

In most EU and Schengen countries, the validity of vaccination certificates can be extended by a booster dose. CAREFUL!!! The above validity is recognized for travel. Some countries adopt other local terms.

In Romania, the digital vaccination certificate is valid for 270 days after complete vaccination according to the scheme recommended by the manufacturer. Later, the booster dose is needed to extend the shelf life.

To travel to Romania, you can avoid quarantine if you present a digital certificate of vaccination, vaccination or obtained after PCR testing. If your vaccination certificate has expired, you can consider one of the other two options.

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