Excelsior Pass

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Be a Part of New York's Safe Reopening

Excelsior Pass provides a free, fast and secure way to present digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results.
Excelsior Pass
Excelsior Pass
How it Works

Get Back to Your Favorite Businesses and Venues with Digital Proof of Your COVID-19 Vaccination or Negative Test Results

Attend sporting events, arts performances and more! Excelsior Pass supports a safe reopening of New York by providing a free, fast and secure way to present digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results. Think of it as a mobile airline boarding pass, but for proving you received a COVID-19 vaccination or negative test.

You can store your Pass digitally on your smartphone with the Excelsior Pass Wallet app, available for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. You can also print your Pass from the Excelsior Pass website and bring it with you.

Businesses and venues can scan and validate your pass to ensure you meet any COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements for entry. Along with your Pass, you’ll be asked to show a photo ID that shows your name and birth date to verify that the Pass belongs to you. Adults may hold passes for accompanying minors.

Once you and your party enter an establishment, you will still be asked to follow State and CDC guidance regarding social distancing, face coverings and hand hygiene.

Participation in Excelsior Pass is voluntary. New Yorkers can always show alternate proof of vaccination or testing, like another mobile application or paper form, directly at a business or venue.

Excelsior Pass is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Bengali, Arabic, Italian, Polish and Yiddish.



How it Works
Anyone vaccinated or tested for COVID-19 in the State of New York is eligible for a Pass, and there are currently three different types of Passes: COVID-19 Vaccination Pass, COVID-19 PCR Test Pass and COVID-19 Antigen Test Pass.

If you meet vaccination or testing requirements, you can retrieve your pass from the Excelsior Pass Website now.

Your data is private and secure with Excelsior Pass. Your personal data will not be used for sales or marketing purposes or shared with a third party, other than for the sole purpose of validating COVID-19 vaccination or test results.

For Businesses
Business participation in Excelsior Pass is easy, free and critical to the safe reopening of New York. Please visit the Excelsior Pass for Businesses website to learn more about how you can join Excelsior Pass, a free, fast and secure way to accept proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results to aid compliance with State reopening guidelines.
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