How to get your COVID-19 vaccination record card from the CDC

If You Were Vaccinated Abroad

To update your records for vaccinations you received outside of the United States, you can:

  • Contact the Immunization Information System (IIS) in your state. You can find state IIS information on the CDC website.
  • Contact your healthcare provider or your local or state immunization program through your state‚Äôs health department.

White COVID-19 vaccination record cards with CDC identification are only issued to vaccinated individuals in the United States. CDC recommends keeping your vaccination document in the other country as proof of vaccination. The CDC also recommends consulting your primary care provider or state health department for your options for documenting your immunization status nationally.

Vaccination Card Fraud

To avoid fraud with CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record cards, do not:

  • Buy fake cards
  • Make your own cards
  • Fill in blank cards with false information

Offers to purchase CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record cards are scams. Valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination can only be provided to individuals by legitimate providers administering vaccines.

Photos of CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record cards should not be shared on social media. Posting content that includes your date of birth, healthcare details, or other personally identifiable information can be used to steal your identity.

To report suspicious activity involving fake CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record cards, please visit Fraud Alert: COVID-19 Scamsexternal site icon or call 1-800-HHS-TIPS.



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