November 17, 2021

How will Canada verify if COVID-19 vaccine cards are real?

“Some travellers may attempt to use fraudulent documentation when seeking entry to Canada.”

Wondering how vaccine passports will be used for global travel in the future? 

A recent survey found that more than seven in 10 British Columbians (73%) endorse the idea of a vaccine passport for international travel. However, some Canadians refuse to roll up their sleeves. 

Beginning July 5 at midnight, fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day-8. Additionally, fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air will not be required to stay at a government-authorized hotel. 

But the relaxed rules have opened the window for scammers to offer fraudulent documents to unvaccinated Canadians. 

British Columbians have been issued vaccine cards by their regional health…

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