Covid Pass

The Welsh Government has extended the use of the Covid Pass in Wales to more venues.

This means if you’re 16 or over you’ll need to show your pass either on your phone or as a hard copy if you can’t access the Pass online.

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The full list of venues that now require a pass is below:

  • nightclubs and similar venues
  • unseated indoor venues with more than 500 people in the audience
  • any outdoor or indoor unseated venues with a capacity over 4,000
  • any event, of any nature, which has more than 10,000 people in
  • attendance
  • concert halls
  • theatres
  • cinemas

How to get your Covid Pass

Please get your Covid Pass sorted out before you go out. It’s quick and easy to do on the NHS UK website:

You must be:

  • aged 16 or over
  • registered with a GP in Wales

You will need to upload a photo of one of the following:

  • passport
  • full UK driving licence
  • full European driving licence

Get your NHS COVID Pass (on

If you do not have photographic ID or a relevant smart device you will need to request a paper NHS COVID certificate. To do this call 0300 303 5667 but only request this if you are unable to use the digital NHS Covid Pass.

NHS COVID Pass expiry date

A digital NHS COVID pass is only valid for 30 days. The barcode will update automatically every time you log into the service. This will extend it by another 30 days. Please download/print the most recent Pass for use.

To find out more about Covid Passes please take a look at the Welsh Government website (

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