Covid-19 vaccine passport: Where the document will be required in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro

From Wednesday, September 15, access to establishments and collective use areas in Rio de Janeiro will require the presentation of proof of vaccination against Covid-19.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The rule will come into force after the Rio de Janeiro Court of Appeals on Monday, September 13, rejected a request for an injunction to repeal it.

Sanctioned on August 27 by Mayor Eduardo Paes, the measure would be implemented from September 1, but was deferred due to instability in the online ConecteSUS confirmation platform.

The decree states that Rio residents are required to present proof - be it a printed certificate, a physical or digital booklet - of the first dose, the second dose, or a single dose vaccine, according to the schedule defined for each age . . .

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