Health pass

Health pass

Last update: 14/10/2021

Since 2 July 2021, the Principality of Monaco has issued 2 types of health pass:

  • The MONACO SAFE PASS, valid in the Principality and in all European Union countries
  • The European Health Pass which is valid in the countries of the European Union and in countries with agreements with France and the European Union

It is not necessary to fill in the online form to enter and/or stay in the Principality. You can find the conditions for entering the country on the following link.

If you have been vaccinated in Monaco or tested positive in Monaco and have recovered from COVID-19: click here to request your Health Pass

To get a valid Health Passn you must be :

  • Fully vaccinated (i.e. your vaccination cycle * is over)

or

  • Recovered from Covid19 for a minimum of 11 days and a maximum of 6 months

or

  • In possession of a negative PCR or antigen test of -48 hours

*The vaccination cycle is considered to have ended 7 days after the last dose received

 

It takes the form of a document that you can print or keep on your smartphone.

It is provided with a QRCode which will be scanned by the persons in charge of the control and who will validate your status with respect to COVID19.

The Health Pass in Monaco is extended to all populations as specified below:

1. All people over the age of 18 who are on the list below and who wish to consume inside restaurants and bars in Monaco must present a valid Health Pass:

  • Monegasques
  • Residents
  • Employees (only employees, not members of their household)
  • Students of the Principality
  • People staying in a hotel establishment in the Principality or staying on a ship anchored in one of Monaco's ports

However, these people can consume outside on restaurant and bar terraces without presenting a valid Health Pass.

Note: People aged under 18 who are part of the above list are not required to present a valid Health Pass to access the interior and the terrace of restaurants and bars.

 

2. All people over the age of 16 who are not on the list above and who wish to consume inside or on the terrace of restaurants and bars in Monaco must present a valid Health Pass.

 

In the event that the obligation is imposed on you, on your arrival at a bar or restaurant in the Principality, you must be able to present:

  • either your health pass QR code in digital or paper format either a certificate in paper or electronic format indicating the result of a PCR or antigen test of less than 72 hours
  • either a paper or electronic certificate indicating the vaccination status for COVID-19, for example, people who have completed their complete vaccination schedule for one of the COVID-19 vaccines but have not yet been able to obtain QR code for technical reasons or who have carried out their complete vaccination in another country
  • or proof of a certificate of recovery following contamination by the virus. The positive test for the detection of said virus must have been carried out more than 11 days and less than six months previously. This certificate is only valid for a period of six months from the date of completion of said test

3 . Staff in direct contact with artists in the context of an entertainment activity.

The person in charge of the establishment or venue hosting an entertainment activity may make access to this establishment or venue subject to the presentation of one of the documents listed in point 2 above for staff in direct contact with artists, regardless of the number of visitors or spectators hosted.

 

4. Staff of an establishment or place of congress activity.

The person in charge of the establishment or venue hosting a congress activity may require staff to present a health pass for access to this establishment or venue.

The person in charge may also require visitors and speakers to show a health pass if the number of visitors received is less than one thousand. It is advisable to find out more before attending the event or congress in question.

 

5. Visitors to the CHPG or an EHPAD.

At their request, the managers of health establishments and establishments for the elderly are entitled to ask for the production of a health pass for the access of visitors to certain services. This does not apply to patients who have an appointment for a medical consultation or who have to go to the emergency room.

In general, no employer can require employees to show a health pass to go to work. However, there are two exceptions:

  1. Staff working in the framework of shows, congresses or events for which the managers have decided to subject their staff to the presentation of a health pass to go to their place of work. In concrete terms,
    • For shows and cultural events, the person in charge of the establishment or venue hosting a performance activity may make access to this establishment or venue subject to the presentation of a health pass or an equivalent document for staff in direct contact with the artists, regardless of the number of visitors or spectators hosted.
    • For congresses or trade fairs, the person in charge of the establishment or venue hosting a congress activity may make staff subject to the presentation of a health pass for access to this establishment or venue. The person in charge may also require visitors and speakers to show a health pass when the number of visitors received is less than one thousand people.
  2. From 30 October 2021, the law relating to the compulsory vaccination against Covid-19 of certain categories of persons working or intervening as volunteers, pupils or students in Monegasque health establishments (hospitals, clinics, etc.), in structures accommodating the elderly or disabled, or in contact with the elderly or frail.This also applies to people working in the following professions doctor, dental surgeon, midwife, pharmacist or pharmacy assistant, medical auxiliary, osteopath, any non-healthcare staff working with one of the professionals mentioned here when they are in direct contact with the patients of these professionals, any member of the fire brigade, any person providing home help to elderly people aged 60 or over, dependent people or disabled people, and finally, any person providing health transport services.

    These personnel will have to present a health pass justifying the complete vaccination course.
    Vaccination against Covid-19 provides highly effective and reliable protection against this disease, not only for those vaccinated but also for the people with whom they come into contact.
    Thus, the objective of this text is to protect these professionals and workers from the particular risks of contamination by the SARS-CoV-2 virus for themselves, but also for the vulnerable or fragile people they take care of.

 

  • Outdoor amateur sport:
    • It is no longer compulsory to wear a mask during outdoor or water sports. However, it is strongly recommended to observe the barrier gestures.

 

  • Indoor amateur sport:
    • Sportsmen and women may not wear a mask during the practice of their sport if the sports association or federation has made the practice of the sport conditional on the presentation of a health pass. This choice is up to the sports association or federation. The Government of Monaco is thus responding to a request from the sector which needs to comply with the health measures in force in the French championship to which the Monegasque clubs belong. Only sportsmen and women aged 12 years and 2 months and over may be subject to the health pass. For athletes under 12 years and 2 months, the association or sports federation may establish a specific health protocol with the Health Action Department.

 

  • Sports hall:
    • The person in charge of the sports hall may choose to require the member to present a health pass in order to allow the lifting of the obligation to wear a mask when practising sport. Please note that if the health pass is not requested, the wearing of a mask remains compulsory for members and staff, including during exercises, except during individual cardio exercise.

 

At their request, the managers of health care and elderly people's homes are entitled to ask for the production of a health pass for the access of visitors to certain services. This does not apply to patients who have an appointment for a medical consultation or who have to go to the emergency room.

A health pass allows you to indicate with certainty whether you are:

    • Fully vaccinated (i.e. your vaccination cycle * is over)

or

    • Recovered from Covid19 for a minimum of 11 days and a maximum of 6 months

or

    • In possession of a negative PCR or antigen test of -48 hours

*The vaccination cycle is considered to have ended 7 days after the last dose received

 

It takes the form of a document that you can print or keep on your smartphone.

It is provided with a QRCode which will be scanned by the persons in charge of the control and who will validate your status with respect to COVID19.

The Prince's Government will distribute 2 types of Health Pass:

  • The Monaco Safe Pass valid in Monaco and in all countries of the European Union
  • The European Health Pass acknowledged by the countries of the European Union and by countries having agreements with France and the European Union

All the information relating to these two types of Health Pass is available by following this link.

 

There are four different scenarios for obtaining this health pass:

  • People vaccinated from 2 July 2021
    Will receive the health pass on site following after the vaccines has been administered. The health pass will be activated 7 days after the administration of the last dose.
  • People performing a PCR test from 2 July 2021
    Will receive the Health Pass with the results by SMS
  • People recovered from COVID-19 (positive PCR test of + 11 days and -6 months)
    Must apply for the Health Pass by filling out the form available by following this link
  • People vaccinated before 2 July 2021
    Must apply for the Health Pass by filling out the form available by following this link

When applying for your Health Pass online :

  • Please take care to fill in every item on the questionnaire to avoid any delay in delivery and any possible error
  • Ensure that you have the documents that were given to you during your vaccination or after recovery
  • Check the information before confirming the sending

 

You can collect your a paper version of your Health Pass at the reception desk of the Auditorium Rainier III from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

  • The Monaco Safe Pass can be used in the Principality of Monaco and in all countries of the European Union
  • The European Pass is valid in Monaco and in the countries of the European Union as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Israel, Northern Macedonia, Morocco, Panama, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the Vatican
    • The European Pass is the result of the conversion of the Monaco Safe Pass into a European health pass recognized in the countries of the European Union
    • Monegasques and Residents who apply for this Pass are required to give their informed consent to communicate their personal data to a French information system to enable conversion into a certificate valid in Monaco, the European Union and countries with agreements with France and the European Union. No data will be stored in France
  • A Health Pass does not exempt you from complying with the health regulations in force in the country of your destination. It is advisable to find out about the measures in force in the country of your destination
  • In addition, a Health Pass does not replace traditional travel documents such as passports, visas, etc.

To learn more about the progress of the implementation of the health pass in Europe please click here.

While waiting for the issuance of the health pass, the usual sanitary arrangements predominate.

Any checks will be carried out on the basis of any document justifying, as the case may be, the negative result of a virological test, the vaccination status or the certificate of recovery.

Yes, you will receive a Health Pass by SMS with the results of your PCR test.

In this case you must deal with your National Health Pass system.

You can apply online with the contact details of the person being vaccinated and receive their digital Health Pass by indicating your email adress, if the person does not have one.

You will then be able to integrate it into their mobile phone so that they can use it when they travel.

The protection of personal data is guaranteed.

  • Regarding the Monaco Safe Pass, all data is stored in the Principality of Monaco
  • Regarding the European Pass, the data passes through France when converting the Monaco Safe Pass into a European Pass but they are not stored there

When checking a health pass in the Principality, the data visible to the inspector are only the user's last name, first name and date of birth and the color of the health pass. The reading application does not give any details on the type of proof checked, nor the reason for the possible invalidity of the proof.

Yes. The Health Pass is issued at the end of the vaccination cycle, regardless of whether it started abroad.

In a first email you will receive a QR code corresponding to your first vaccination. A few hours later, you will receive in a second email the QR code which validates your second vaccination and which, when checked, will be displayed in green.

The Monaco Government issues both vaccination certificates as some countries outside the European Union may require these two proofs to enter their territory.

In Monaco and in Europe, only the QR code of the second vaccination is required.

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It should be noted that the use of the "Tous Anti Covid Vérif" application is regulated by the Ministerial Decision of July 1, 2021 relating to the health pass. Its use is exclusively reserved for professionals concerned by the implementation of a health pass control.

 

The "Tous Anti Covid Verif" app can be downloaded for:

How to use the app?

Scan the health pass QR code presented by the client:

  • The app turns green and displays the text Valide (Valid)
  • The app turns red and displays the text Non valide (Not valid)

Please note: When checking the validity of a client’s health pass, you should ask to see proof of their identity. The names shown on the health pass and the proof of identity must be identical.

If their identity is confirmed and their health pass is valid, the client may enter.

TousAntiCovid Verif - Mode d'emploi

 

All information relating to the persons as well as the documents to be checked is available by following this link.

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