More and more establishments request the COVID passport from people to be able to enter them. So, it is increasingly important that you request your COVID certificate, you can even request the COVID EU Certificate if you cannot in your Community app. Anyway it is important that you make sure that your COVID certificate is valid.
Note that you can validate your COVID certificate from apps or from some websites. You should also know that fake COVID passports are already being sold on the Dark Web, however, they are a danger.
It is important that you know that you can download your COVID certificate in PKPASS format and always carry it with you, just as Google allows you to carry the COVID passport on your mobile.
How to validate a COVID certificate with apps
Currently, there is no official Spanish government app to validate COVID certificates. However, you can use apps from other European countries to achieve this. Anyway, you have multiple options to validate a COVID certificate. Likewise, you should know that all the methods that exist to verify the COVID certificate, what they do is communicate with the servers of the European authorities to validate the information.
The operation of most apps to validate COVID certificates is practically the same. To validate a COVID certificate with an app you must download one of the best apps to validate a COVID certificate and then you must do the following:
- Tap on the “Verify” option or “Scan”.
- Grant the camera permissions to be able to scan the QR code.
- Scan the QR code of your COVID certificate.
Once this is done the app you used will tell you if your COVID certificate is valid or not. Some apps even tell you what is the reason why a certificate is not valid if that is the case.
How to validate a COVID certificate from a website
There are two websites to validate the COVID certificates and they are from the communities of Cantabria and Catalonia. For example, today we are going to do the example with verifier of Catalonia. Now, you need to do the following to verify your certificate:
- Enter the verifier from the mobile browser.
- Choose the verification option.
- Grant the permissions to open the camera and so you can scan the QR code.
- Scan the QR code of the certificate you want to validate.
now you must wait a few seconds for the website to validate the certificate and tell you if it is valid or not.
You already know that you can validate your COVID certificate with an app or a website, although it is your decision which method you prefer to use.