5. COVID certificate for negative tested persons
Obtaining a COVID certificate following a negative PRC test (performed in Switzerland or abroad) or following a negative rapid antigen test (with a nasopharyngeal swab, performed by a health professional, in Switzerland)
Testing centers, laboratories, pharmacies may issue COVID certificates for persons who were tested negative for COVID-19 (PCR test or rapid antigen test), according to the document COVID Certificate Issuance (in French only). In all cases, the COVID certificate is free of charge.
The Confederation covers the costs of rapid antigen tests to obtain COVID negative test certificate for everyone.
Persons who tested negative with a PCR test will receive their COVID certificate by email directly from the laboratory. They may then download the test on their mobile phone via the "COVID Certificate" application (blue).
Persons who tested negative with a rapid antigen test will receive their COVID certificate directly on site from the testing facility or by email. People may then download the test on their mobile phone via the "COVID Certificate" application (blue).
Recommendation upon receipt of the certificate
The COVID certificate is personal. When checked, one must prove one's identity with an official identification document with a photo (e.g. an identity card). The information on the certificate - surname(s), first name(s), date of birth - should be identical to the information on the identity document.
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