Oversea Vaccination Verification is the process of confirming that a vaccine meets the specifications for international use by validating a manufacturer’s data. Also it means that a vaccine meets the specifications for use in a particular country.

COVID-19 is a common validated electronic health record system that providers may use when assessing the risk of an individual during overseas travel. The system has been specifically modified to include a number of overseas travel vaccinations so providers can assess the risk of any vaccine-preventable disease among their patients who are traveling to developing countries. It scales the risk according to which vaccines are needed, whether or not in-person visits are required, and whether or not the vaccine is available where the traveler will be.

It includes data from travelers with a recognized risk of contracting a pandemic disease. , such as those traveling to the United States from regions with widespread transmission. The risk-based calculation is different from a travel health recommendation or advisory, which is based on factors such as age and severity of symptoms, severity of disease, travel destination and length of time in destination.

What is the Difference Between Overseas and In-Country Vaccination Requests?

An international travel vaccination request is when a traveller needs to receive vaccinations prior to travelling internationally. International travel vaccination requests are required for all non-citizens travelling outside of Canada.In country vaccination requests are required for Canadian citizens and permanent residents who live in Canada and plan to stay within the country at any time in the year. A Canadian citizen or permanent resident should never need international travel vaccinations because they do not leave the country during the year.

Verifying International Travel Requests with COVID-19 Codes in Australia & Europe

COVID-19 codes are typically used across the globe to verify that the traveler is eligible for a specific type of travel. When traveling to certain countries or regions, travelers will be asked to provide their COVID-19 code as they present their passport at the airport. The international travel requests are verified with these codes and then it is either confirmed or denied on your travel itinerary depending on both country and region regulations.

Wrapping Up

After seeing the positive results of the Covid 19 tool, healthcare providers in Singapore have created their unique take on this new technology for their own use. The Singapore Healthcare and Asean Healthcare Project (SHAPP) has developed a mobile-friendly version of this tool that can be used by patients and healthcare providers alike.