The temporal validity of EU Digital Covid Certificates when entering the country varies across the EU. The regulation on the EU Digital Covid Certificate sets certain framework conditions. For example, it says that the certificate of recovery should be valid for a maximum 180 days after the positive swab. However, in Denmark certificates of recovery are valid up to one year, in Greece and Croatia up to nine months. When comparing data in the map on page 1 and the graphic on this page, one can see that children are not exempt at the same age. The age limit may also vary inside a country, depending on whether it is required when entering the country or to access public events and places like restaurants and hotels. The chart does not take into account special rules for residents or nationals of the Member State concerned.
Time limits on validity of the EU Digital Covid Certificate by country
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