96 countries agreed to accept Indian vaccine certificates, says Union Health Minister

Furthermore, the UK government declared that India’s Covaxin will be added to its list of approved Covid-19 vaccinations, allowing overseas passengers to enter the country without having to self-isolate. The adjustments will take effect on November 22 at 4 a.m.

“At this time, 96 countries have agreed to mutual recognition of vaccination certificates, including those that recognize Indian vaccination certificates of travelers fully vaccinated with COVISHIELD/WHO approved/nationally approved vaccines,” the Union health ministry said in a statement released on Tuesday.

“The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, is in constant contact with all countries to allow hassle-free international travel across countries,” it stated.

In the meanwhile, the nations that have approved India’s immunization certificate are as follows:

Canada, the United States of America, Bangladesh, Mali, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Angola, Nigeria, Benin, Chad, Hungary, Serbia, Poland, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Finland, Estonia, Romania, Moldova, Albania, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Sweden, Austria, Montenegro, Iceland, Eswatini, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia, Kyrgyz Republic, Belarus, Armenia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Georgia, The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Andorra, Kuwait, Oman, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Maldives, Comoros, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Peru, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Brazil, Guyana, Antigua & Barbuda, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Columbia, Trinidad & Tobago, Commonwealth of Dominica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nepal, Iran, Lebanon, State of Palestine, Syria, South Sudan, Tunisia, Sudan, Egypt, Australia, Mongolia, and Philippines.

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