The Scottish Government has revealed which places will need vaccine passports before it takes effect this weekend.
Scots will be required to show their vaccine certification before entering certain events across the country. October 1 at 5 p.m.
The passports are designed to ensure that the Scots have received both doses of their covid vaccine before entering the big event.
It is hoped that the scheme will reduce the number of cases across Scotland, with nightclubs, music festivals and football fields being some of the events that require proof of vaccination.
The first minister explained the legal definition of a nightclub because bars open between midnight and 5am, drink after 12pm, and have a dance floor – to clarify which places Will be affected
Members of the Scottish people will be able to prove that they have been vaccinated twice. NHS Scotland Cowed App..
The app will have a section showing that the user has received both jigs – with a QR code that event staff can then scan.
Exceptions to the new rules are adults under the age of 18 who are ineligible for employment.
Staff at the affected areas will use a verifier app to allow digital checks on attendees as vaccines.
Where do I need to show my vaccine passport?
Proof of vaccination to enter will be required from 5 a.m. on October 1:
- Adult entertainment venues
- night club
- Undesirable indoor live events, with over 500 people in the audience, no matter how seated.
- Unwanted outdoor live events, with over 4,000 people in the audience.
- Any event attended by more than ten thousand people.
A ‘grace period’ will run from October 1 to 18, meaning that businesses will have two weeks before they are legally bound to comply with the new rules.
From this date onwards, places will be fined if they do not check that the punters have been vaccinated when they are considered.
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