October 15, 2021 8:46am
Ontario residents can start downloading their proof of COVID-19 vaccination QR codes as of Friday.
Depending on your date of birth, residents who are fully vaccinated can download the QR code over the next three days.
Those born between January 1 and April 30 can download the code as of Friday. For those with birthdays between May 1 and August 31, the code will be available on Saturday. Those between September 1 and December 31 can do it on Sunday.
As of Monday, October 18 at 6 a.m., any Ontario resident who has had both shots can access the code.
If you do not have a cellphone, the province can email or mail an enhanced vaccine certificate. The Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre can be reached at 1-833-943-3900.
The newly enhanced system goes into effect by next Friday, October 22 and will be needed to get into all restaurants, bars, gyms, theatres, sports venues, and other non-essential businesses.
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