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How To Add COVID-19 Vaccine Card To Apple Wallet In iOS 15.1 Update

Add COVID-19 Vaccine Card To Apple Wallet

It has become compulsory to show the COVID-19 vaccine certificate at restaurants, theatres, hotels, and every place with a crowd. Of course, the rule should be followed everywhere. At the same time, it isn’t very pleasant to open the Files app or screen of vaccine card every time we enter any place. Thanks to the new IOS 15.1 update for allowing users to add vaccine card to Apple Wallet. 

Yes, you heard it right. Apple has finally added the new features to add verifiable COVID-19 vaccination information to Apple Wallet and test result records in the Health app on your iPhone or iPod touch. Once you have added COVID card to Wallet app, you can quickly open it from the Wallet app to show the report everywhere without sneaking into the Files app or photos app. Without wasting much time, let’s check how to add it. 

How To Store COVID-19 Vaccine Card To Apple Wallet In iOS 15.1 on iPhone or iPad

Note: Make sure that you have installed the latest iOS 15.1 update on your iPhone to work this feature. Make sure that you have a COVID-19 vaccination card with a QR code.

  1. Open the Camera app.
  2. Choose the Rear-Facing Camera.
  3. Air your device’s camera towards the QR code that appears in the viewfinder in the Camera app. Your device recognizes the QR code and shows a Health app notification.
  4. Next, tap on the Health app notification.
  5. Next, tap on Add To Wallet & Health to add Vaccine Card to Wallet and Health App.
  6. Now tap on Done.

Once you tap on the Add To Wallet & Health button, your COVID-19 vaccination card certificate will be safely stored in Apple Wallet and the Health app. You can open the Wallet and Health app; you will see the report on the main page.

If you have already added COVID-19 Vaccine Card to the health app, you can also add the certificate to the Wallet app. You need to open Health App, go to Summary, and tap on Add To Wallet below the Vaccination Record.

After adding the Vaccine Card to the Apple Wallet app, you can see minor details like name, the vaccine type, dates of the doses administered, the issuer, and the QR code. But more information will be visible after authenticated with Face ID, Touch ID, or passcode. There is no option to share the Vaccine Card from the Wallet app to other Apple devices.


Did you follow the guide and properly add the COVID-19 vaccine card to your Apple Waller and Health app? If you still need more help, don’t hesitate to ask us through the comment box.

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