It’s easy to add your COVID-19 digital certificate to the mySA Gov app. Once integrated, each time you use the COVID-SAfe Check-In function at a location with mandated vaccination requirements, the check-in screen will display your name and confirmation you have a valid certificate, providing a seamless solution for individuals and businesses.

For all other venues you have the option to also display your vaccination status when checking in, by ticking always show my vaccination status on check in on the contact details screen when next checking into a venue.

You can also manually show your digital certificate in the mySA Gov app by selecting COVID-19 digital certificate.

How to add your COVID-19 digital certificate to the mySA Gov app

You will need a mySA Gov account to add your proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the mySA Gov app. Creating an account is easy and connects you online with other SA Government services.

When you add your COVID-19 digital certificate to the mySA Gov app, the certificate is only stored on your phone or mobile device and there are controls to ensure your privacy is protected.

Step 1

Make sure you have the latest version of the mySA GOV app on your device. You can download or update it via the App store or Play store.

Step 2

Check that Medicare is linked to your myGov account.

For more information on this step, visit Services Australia

Step 3

Open the mySA Gov app, select VaxCheck, and then use one of the following methods to share your COVID-19 digital certificate with the mySA Gov app.

Note: if you’re an iPhone user, and you’re using iOS 11 or 12, you’ll need to use the Express Plus Medicare app to share your digital certificate with the mySA Gov app.

If you’re an Android 12 user, check your mySA Gov app settings are set to open by default so that your digital certificate can be shared to your mySA Gov app.

Your Medicare online account using myGov

  1. Select Visit myGov.
  2. Log in to my.gov.au
  3. Select Medicare.
  4. Select View proof in Proof of vaccinations.
  5. Select View history and then your name.
  6. Select Share with check in app.
  7. Select mySA Gov check in and follow the prompts to add your COVID-19 digital certificate.

Note: if you’re an iPhone user, your device will need to use iOS 13 or later to share your digital certificate with the mySA Gov app using your Medicare online account though myGov.

The Express Plus Medicare mobile app

  1. Select Download Express Plus Medicare app.
  2. Log in to the Express Plus Medicare app.
  3. Select Proof of vaccinations from Services
  4. Select View history.
  5. Select your name.
  6. Select Share with check in app.
  7. Select mySA Gov check in and follow the prompts to add your COVID-19 digital certificate.

Note: If you’re not eligible for Medicare and need proof of your COVID-19 vaccination online, you’ll need an Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI). You can get an IHI through myGov.

For more information, visit Services Australia.

How to simultaneously check-in and show your proof of vaccination

If you have added your COVID-19 digital certificate to the mySA Gov app, your vaccination status will display each time you use the COVID-SAfe Check-In function at a location with mandated vaccination requirements.

You can also easily opt in to simultaneously show proof of vaccination as you check-in.

Step 1

Make sure you have the latest version of the mySA GOV app on your device. You can download or update it via the App store or Play store.

Step 2

Next time you check-in at a location, a box will appear on the home screen inviting you to Always show my vaccination status on check-in. Tick the box and a green vaccination screen will display every time you check-in.

You can turn this off at any time.

More information

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

mySA GOV app

COVID SAfe Check-In

Public Activities Direction