How to get the COVID-19 passport (EU digital certificate) in Croatia

UPDATED: 30/11/2021

The so-called COVID passports are now available in Croatia. The full name for the COVID passport is “EU digital COVID certificate”, which translates as “EU digitalna COVID potvrda” in Croatian.

COVID-19 passports should make movement within the EU Member States faster, easier, and more flexible. However, it is still possible to cross borders without the COVID-19 passport by showing medical documentation.

In this post, we cover:

The facts are these…

What is a COVID-19 passport

The COVID-19 passport is a certificate that serves as permission for you to travel within the EU Member States during the COVID-19 epidemic. It is free of charge and available in Croatian and English.

The COVID-19 passport allows checking of someone’s vaccination or recovery status without any access to personal and medical data. This is done by scanning the QR code on the COVID-19 passport.

The COVID-19 passport can be issued in two forms:

  • Digital form, which can be saved on your mobile phone, sent via email, or printed
    • Via e-Građani
    • At pharmacies
    • At licensed laboratories that perform COVID-19 tests
  • Paper certificate
    • At HZZO
    • At pharmacies
    • At licensed laboratories that perform COVID-19 tests

Both versions contain a QR code including general information and a digital signature authenticating the certificate. Official staff and border patrol will scan this code when checking the certificate.

Who can get a COVID-19 passport in Croatia

COVID-19 passports are available to:

  • Croatian residents, regardless of whether they have permanent residence or Croatian insurance
  • Foreigners, regardless of whether they have a residence in Croatia or are tourists

On the COVID-19 official page, it is stated that COVID-19 passports can be provided to Croatian residents and people who are entered in the central database of the Croatian Ministry of Health after being vaccinated or upon the receipt of negative test results to COVID-19.

To get the passport, you must belong to one of these groups:

  1. Persons vaccinated against COVID-19
    • With two/both doses of the same vaccine
    • With two/both doses of different vaccine
    • With two doses of the vaccine + a booster dose
    • With one/first dose of the vaccine
    • With a single-dose vaccine
    • With a single-dose vaccine + a booster dose
    • Recently recovered who received one dose of the vaccine
  2. Persons with a negative test result
    • A negative result of a PCR test
    • A negative result of a rapid antigen test
  3. Persons who have recently recovered from COVID-19

Foreigners (non-residents and tourists) can get a COVID-19 passport in Croatia if:

  • They have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 in Croatia
  • They have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 outside of Croatia with other approved types of vaccines
  • They have recovered from the COVID-19 in Croatia

According to the decisions of the European Commission, the following groups can’t get the COVID-19 passport in Croatia:

  • People who possess a medical certificate on recovery
  • People who possess a positive antigen test
  • People with results of serological testing
  • People who were tested outside of Croatia

Types of COVID-19 passports

There are three types of COVID-19 passports. Each of them is available to a certain group of persons from the section above.

#1 Vaccination certificate

A vaccination certificate is available to persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine they received must be approved by the European Commission based on the recommendation of the European Medicines Agency.

Vaccines against the COVID-19 that are currently available in Croatia are:

  • AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Oxford
  • Moderna
  • Janssen/Johnson&Johnson
  • Pfizer/Comirnaty

Croatian COVID-19 passports can also be issued for the following types of vaccine that can be received outside of Croatia:

  • Covaxin (BBV152 A, B, C)
  • CoronaVac
  • Sputnik-V
  • BBIBP-CorV
  • Convidecia
  • EpiVacCorona
  • Covishield
  • NVX-CoV2373

Vaccination certificates are available to:

  1. Persons who received both doses of the same vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca)
    • In this case, a COVID-19 passport is valid 365 days from the day they received the second dose of the vaccine. Persons can get their passports immediately after receiving the second dose of the vaccine.
  2. Persons who received both doses of different vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca)
    • In this case, a COVID-19 passport is valid 365 days from the day they received the second dose of the vaccine. Persons can get their passports immediately after receiving the second dose of the vaccine.
  3. Persons who received the first dose of the vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca)
    • Persons who received AstraZeneca can get their COVID-19 passport on the 22nd day after they received the first dose of the vaccine. The passport is valid for 84 days after vaccination.
    • Persons who received Pfizer or Moderna can get their COVID-19 passport on the 22nd day after they received the first dose of the vaccine. The passport is valid for 42 days after vaccination.
  4. Persons who received a single-dose vaccine (Janssen)
    • In this case, a person can get their COVID-19 passport on the 15th day after they have been vaccinated. The passport is valid for 365 days after vaccination.
  5. Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of the vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca)
    • Persons who had a positive test to COVID-19 180 days prior to the date of receipt of one/first dose of the vaccine get their COVID-19 passport immediately after receiving one/first dose of the vaccine. The passport is valid for 365 days after vaccination.
  6. Persons who received a booster dose of the two-dose vaccine
    • In this case, a person can get their COVID-19 passport from the day of vaccination with the last dose. The passport is valid for 365 days after vaccination.
  7. Persons who received a booster dose of the two-dose vaccine after receiving a single-dose vaccine
    • In this case, a person can get their COVID-19 passport from the day of vaccination with the last dose. The passport is valid for 365 days after vaccination.
  8. Persons who received other types of vaccines that are currently not available in Croatia
    • More information on when the COVID-19 passport can be obtained in this case and its validity period is available here.

A vaccination certificate is available both to minors and to persons aged 18 or older.

More information is available here.

A list of all vaccination points in Croatia according to Croatian counties is available here.

#2 Test certificate

A test certificate is available to persons who tested negative for COVID-19 by a PCR or rapid antigen test.

The negative result of the PCR test must not be older than 72 hours after taking the swab. In this case, a COVID-19 passport is valid for 72 hours from taking the sample.

The negative result of the rapid antigen test must not be older than 48 hours after taking the swab. In this case, a COVID-19 passport is valid for 48 hours from taking the sample.

A test certificate is available both to minors and to persons aged 18 or older.

The latest list of all laboratories in Croatia that test against the COVID-19 and enter testing results into the database of the Croatian Ministry of Health is available here.

More information is available here.

#3 Certificate of recovery

Persons who have recovered from COVID-19 can get a certificate of recovery. They can obtain it after the 11th day from the date of their first positive PCR test result.

The PCR test must be performed in an accredited Croatian laboratory. A list of all laboratories in Croatia that test against the COVID-19 and enter testing results into the database of the Croatian Ministry of Health is available here.

In this case, the passport is valid for 180 days from the date of the first positive PCR test result.

A certificate of recovery is available both to minors and to persons aged 18 or older.

More information is available here.

Where is the passport valid

COVID-19 passports are valid in the territory of the European Union.

During travel or stay in any of the EU member states, COVID-19 passports serve to prove the COVID-19-related health status of an individual. They show that a person is vaccinated against COVID-19, has recovered from COVID-19, or has a negative result of the test.

While traveling to Croatia, Croatia recognizes international COVID-19 passports that are issued in the other EU Member States.

If a person with a valid COVID-19 passport is placed in quarantine or is additionally tested, the particular EU member state must notify the European Commission and the other EU Member States and give them appropriate reasons.

How to get a COVID-19 passport in Croatia

The COVID-19 passport can be obtained in Croatia via:

  1. e-Građani online app (in digital form) – Security level 2 or 3 is required – Process is in Croatian only
    • If you have access to e-Građani, you can get the COVID-19 passport regardless if you are a resident or non-resident of Croatia.
  2. HZZO (in paper form) – In person by going to the nearest HZZO location [Read: HZZO List of local health insurance offices]
    • If you are a Croatian resident, bring your residence permit or osobna iskanica (if a citizen) with you.
    • If you are a Croatian resident who got one dose of the vaccine outside of Croatia, first visit your family doctor or county institute for public health (they will do the transcript of your vaccination) and then visit HZZO.
    • If you are a non-resident of Croatia or a tourist, this option is for you. In Zagreb, you can go to Rockefellerova 2 (view map).
  3. Pharmacy (in paper or digital form) – In person by going to a local pharmacy
    • This option is for Croatian citizens, foreign citizens, and tourists. Bring your ID card or health insurance card with you.
  4. Licensed laboratory
    • This option is for Croatian citizens, foreign citizens, and tourists. Bring your ID card or health insurance card with you. A list of licensed laboratories that perform the COVID-19 testing in Croatia is available here.
  5. Via email
    • If you are a non-resident of Croatia or a tourist, this option is for you. Attach a copy of your passport together with your confirmation documents received from the HZZO after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Send this documentation to [email protected] and they will send you a digital COVID-19 passport.

Note: If you were vaccinated against the COVID-19 outside of Croatia, first you must be entered into the central database of the Croatian Ministry of Health. Go to the epidemiology office of the county HZJZ and they will enter you into the system. They can also provide you with the COVID-19 passport. A list of county HZJZ offices is available here.

If you have any questions regarding the COVID-19 passport, you can send an email to [email protected].

How to request the passport using e-Građani

If you are a legal resident, then you likely already have access to the e-Građani system. However, some non-residents of Croatia also have access. You’ll need security level 2 or 3 to make the request. If you have a Croatian bank account, you can most likely use your mobile banking app to access e-Građani using security level 3.

Unfortunately, this part of the system is only in Croatian, so we will walk you through it step-by-step with translations into English. To get the passport, you don’t need to provide any additional documentation. The e-Građani application will automatically populate your data from the database of the Croatian Ministry of Health.

Step 1: Visit this page.


Step 2: Click on the button that says “EU digitalna COVID potvrda” as shown below

How to request the COVID-19 EU digital certificate in Croatia
Screenshot from e-Građani (Step 2)

Step 3: Click the button that says “Pristajem”, which means you want to proceed with the authentication.

How to request the EU digital certificate in Croatia
Screenshot from e-Građani (Step 3)

Step 4: Authenticate into the system

In this step, you’ll need to choose your method of authentication. Once you land on this page, scroll down to see the list. The full list is shown in the below screenshot. Once you decide how to authenticate, click on the associated button and follow the instructions.

How to request the EU digital certificate in Croatia
Screenshot from e-Građani (Step 4)

Step 5: Click on the green button that says “Zatraži potvrdu” to start the request, which means “Ask for confirmation”.

Screenshot of request for EU digital certificate
Screenshot from e-Građani (Step 5)

Step #6: Your OIB will auto-populate in the form shown in the below screenshot. Enter your email address, then click the button that says “Pošalji zahtjev”, which means “Submit request”.


Step #7: Confirmation

If the request was successful, you’ll get the below confirmation, which says “An application CONFIRMATION-NUMBER has been created for the issuance of an EU digital COVID certificate. Confirmation will be sent to EMAIL. You can see the status of the request in the list of requests at the bottom of the page.

Screenshot from e-Građani (Step 7)

Step #8: Download certificate

It only took 5 minutes for the certificate to be issued. Once issued, it can be downloaded from this same page. You’ll also receive a PDF on your email.

Download EU digital certificate in Croatia
Screenshot from e-Građani (Step 8)

What does the passport look like?

Below is an example of what the EU digital certificate passport will look like if issued in Croatia.

COVID-19 EU Digital Certificate (Passport) in Croatia
COVID-19 EU Digital Certificate Passport in Croatia (Front)
COVID-19 EU Digital Certificate (Passport) in Croatia
COVID-19 Passport – EU Digital Certificate in Croatia (Back)

CovidGO mobile application

The CovidGO mobile application enables the scanning and validation of the QR codes from COVID-19 passports that are issued in Croatia and the other EU Member States. If you scan a valid certificate, the screen will be displayed in green. If your certificate is not valid, the screen will be displayed in red and additional explanation will be provided.

This mobile application allows users to:

  • Check test certificates
  • Check vaccination certificates
  • Check recovery certificates

The application serves to facilitate the validation of certificates at events that require possession of the COVID-19 passport. It is free of charge and available to everyone.

The CovidGO mobile application for Android is available here.
The CovidGO mobile application for iOS is available here.

Source:
https://eudigitalnacovidpotvrda.hr/
https://vijesti.hrt.hr/hrvatska/razjasnjavamo-sve-nejasnoce-oko-covid-putovnica-2028563
https://hzzo.hr/novosti/hzzo/hrvatski-gradani-mogu-eu-digitalnu-covid-potvrdu-preuzeti-u-ljekarnama

Please note: All information provided by Expat in Croatia is only for the purposes of guidance. It does not constitute legal advice in any form. For legal advice, you must consult with a licensed Croatian lawyer. We can recommend one if you contact us.

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44 thoughts on “How to get the COVID-19 passport (EU digital certificate) in Croatia

  1. Andres Orban
    June 16, 2021 @ 6:17 am

    Hello Marija,
    We are Croats by descendence living in Peru and we travel recently to USA and get the 2 doses of the Pfizer vaccine for the COVID-19 and have the document issued by the respective
    vaccination center.
    In our Croatian passport we have the OIB number.
    Can we obtain ( convalidate ) the EU Digital Certificate passport thru the e-Gradani page ?

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    • Marija Tkalec
      July 1, 2021 @ 6:39 pm

      Hi Andres,

      According to https://eudigitalnacovidpotvrda.hr/, you could get the COVID-19 passport if you were entered in the central databases of the Croatian Ministry of Health. Unfortunately, I think that it is not possible since you were vaccinated in Peru.

      However, you can send a query to the government via this form: https://eudigitalnacovidpotvrda.hr/en/contact.

      Hope this helps,
      Marija

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  2. Theresa Kostanjsek
    June 30, 2021 @ 11:40 am

    Marija,
    I’ve had difficulty with this for two days. Once I’ve reached the ‘Authentication” page, I originally chose our joint checking account bank (Erste). After entering the mToken number and password, it auto prefills ONLY my husband’s OIB and info. I went to Erste to confirm my OIB is in their system, they confirmed it is. I went to FINA to register there, and they refused as I’m a “Resident”, not a Citizen. I do not have HZZO, I tried entering my mToken number and new password (from Erste) under the tab mToken (option under HZZO), and it would not accept it. I have a postcard sized paper from when I received my J&J vaccine, is this going to be good enough if you aren’t able to help me with the Passport? (I am an American citizen, permanent address here in Pula, married to a Croatian citizen) Thank you so much!

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    • Marija Tkalec
      July 7, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

      Hi Theresa,

      Thanks for your question (: Here is what I would do. Since you received both doses of the vaccine here, my advice is to first contact HZZO and then go to their office in person. They will give you the COVID-19 passport (I contacted them today and they confirmed). Some events in Croatia will be available only to people with the COVID-19 passport.

      Keep in touch!
      Marija

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      • Melle
        July 28, 2021 @ 6:36 am

        Hello! We are entering into Croatia from Bosnia in a couple of weeks for our vacation. We have received our two shots of Astra Zeneca in Montenegro where we live. Is it possible to receive the covid passport in Croatia? Thank you kindly, Melle

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        • Expat in Croatia
          July 30, 2021 @ 12:18 pm

          Hi Melle,

          Only those vaccinated in Croatia can receive a covid passport in Croatia.

          Regards,

          Sara

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  3. Andrey
    July 30, 2021 @ 11:53 pm

    Hello!
    I am Russian citizen and I have been vaccinated in legal vaccination office in Croatia. Is it possible to get digital QR certificate in this case?

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    • Marija Tkalec
      August 6, 2021 @ 3:52 pm

      Hi Andrey,

      You should be able to get a COVID-19 passport if you were entered into the central database of the Croatian Ministry of Health (HZZO) after being vaccinated. Since you got the vaccine here, you are probably entered.

      You can check out with HZZO if you are entered into their database. Here is the list of their offices: https://www.expatincroatia.com/hzzo-list-of-local-health-insurance-offices/ Call the one closest to your vaccination point and ask if they can provide you with the COVID-19 passport.

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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      • Gabriela
        August 12, 2021 @ 3:37 am

        Hi Marija! I am a brazilian tourist and I got vacinated in Zagreb on the 23rd of july! I got my certificate in 4 languages without the qr code, however now I am in Italy and I cannot go in person to croatia to get my qr code neither do I have any number to enter in e-gradani. What should I do? I am desperate because I need this document to enter places here… thank you

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        • Marija Tkalec
          August 12, 2021 @ 4:35 pm

          Hi Gabriela,

          Thank you for sharing your case. How did you get the certificate without a QR code? All certificates should contain the code.

          I would recommend you to fill out the form on the official page of the Croatian COVID-19 passport and explain your case in detail. You can find the form here: https://eudigitalnacovidpotvrda.hr/en/contact

          I believe that they will help you to solve your case. Good luck!

          Warm regards,
          Marija

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      • Mateus
        August 13, 2021 @ 1:11 am

        Hello, as a brazilian tourist, how can i get the the certificate after being vaccinated in Croatia? I don’t have a European health insurance card because i don’t live in Europe.

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        • Marija Tkalec
          August 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

          Hi Mateus,

          You should be able to get a COVID-19 passport at the HZZO administration office.

          Warm regards,
          Marija

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  4. Victoria K
    August 10, 2021 @ 5:10 pm

    Hi! Do I understand correctly that if I am not EU citizen (I am Russian), then it is absolutely impossible to get the Passport even in the pharmacy? For instance, in France my friends (also without any EU passport) got the certificate in a pharmacy simply by passing a PCR test.

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    • Marija Tkalec
      August 16, 2021 @ 5:03 pm

      Hi Victoria,

      To get the COVID-19 passport, you have to be vaccinated in Croatia.

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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  5. Mateus
    August 15, 2021 @ 5:36 pm

    Hello, Marija!
    As a brazilian tourist, how can i get the certificate after being vaccinated in Croatia?

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  6. Katarina
    August 24, 2021 @ 9:39 pm

    Hello! I had first shot of Pfizer in Romania and have the EU certificate. Is it possible to have 2nd shot in Split, as i pllan holidays there? I’m Israel. Thank you!

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  7. Nathan
    August 26, 2021 @ 3:58 pm

    Great article Marija,

    Still have a question though—if I’m a tourist who has a positive PCR result from a center in Croatia and it’s been 11 days, would I still be eligible for the green pass? I’m hearing conflicting things from my Croatian friends, and it seems most questions here are if you’re vaccinated in Croatia (as opposed to recovery).

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  8. Rose
    August 28, 2021 @ 2:44 pm

    Hi,
    I’m confused about this. I’m a US citizen but also a temporary resident of Croatia… i am recovered with a positive test in April from the USA, would i be able to get the EU pass in Croatia?

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    • Marija Tkalec
      September 1, 2021 @ 4:50 pm

      Hi Rose,

      You can your COVID-19 passport in Croatia if you are entered into the database of the HZZO. If you are not entered, contact your family doctor or HZZO and ask them for help.

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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  9. ScottyB
    September 8, 2021 @ 2:14 pm

    Hi Marija
    Just a quick message to let you, and the readers know the procedure we followed to get our EU Digital Covid Certificates.
    Jennie and I are Australian Citizens, caught overseas here and cannot get back to Australia. We are tourists here in Croatia.
    As we are in Zagreb currently, we went to the mass vaccination centre at Zagrebački Velesajam on 16 August, 2021, and presented our passports and asked if we could get the vaccine. There was no problem with this at all, and they happily obliged.
    We went back again on Monday this week 6 September, 2021 and they gladly gave us our second Pfizer shot.
    I asked at the desk how we go about getting our EU Digital Covid Certificates, and they gave me a phone number, and an email address. I tried the phone number numerous times, but it was never answered, so this morning, I sent an email through, along with copies of our Australian Passport, and copies of the confirmation documents we were given when we received our vaccinations. Within an hour, we had received a reply with both of our EU Digital Covid Certificates attached. The service was amazing!
    The email address I was given to contact is [email protected]
    We are both so thankful to Croatia for allowing us to finally be vaccinated.

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    • Marija Tkalec
      September 14, 2021 @ 4:08 pm

      Hi ScottyB,

      Thanks a lot for sharing your experience and this valuable information with us (we included your info in our article). I’m thrilled to hear that everything went just fine and without bigger problems.

      I wish you a nice stay in Croatia. If you need any help or advice, feel free to contact us.

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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  10. anthea
    September 10, 2021 @ 6:25 pm

    Hi I was a tourist in Croatia and received my vaccination there. I am on a Netherlands passport. How do I apply for the Covid passport online? As I am now in a different country. Thanks

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    • Marija Tkalec
      September 13, 2021 @ 4:56 pm

      Hi anthea,

      You can get a Croatian COVID-19 passport online only via the e-Građani online app (if you have access). Otherwise, you have to visit HZZO in Croatia in person.

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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      • Evgeniya
        September 28, 2021 @ 2:14 pm

        Hi Marija.
        The article says that it is also possible to get COVID passport via email, if you are a tourist and got vaccinated in Croatia. Isn’t this true anymore?
        As for e-Građani online app, can tourist get access to it?

        Thank you in advance!

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        • Marija Tkalec
          September 28, 2021 @ 4:52 pm

          Hi Evgeniya,

          Yes, you can get it via email, and instructions are mentioned in our article. e-Građani is not available to tourists.

          Warm regards,
          Marija

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  11. Ryan
    October 2, 2021 @ 11:24 am

    Hi Marija, thank you for this informative article.

    We are U.S. citizens traveling abroad since March, and have not yet been able to return to the states to get vaccinated. We’ve tried to get vaccinated in Europe with no luck, so this is amazing news about getting vaccinated here in Croatia!

    For the documents showing proof of vaccination, what information do these papers include? (I am not referring to the EU covid pass, but the paper proof of vaccination received at the vaccination site).

    When we travel back to the States we want to ensure these papers show required information that will be accepted there (like name, date of birth, vaccination received, and location of vaccination).

    Also, as tourists do you think there is any chance we would get our first dose, then before we could get a second dose they would close the mass vaccination centers and as tourists we wouldn’t be able to get a second dose?

    Thank you for your guidance!

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    • Marija Tkalec
      October 6, 2021 @ 5:04 pm

      Hi Ryan,

      At the vaccination site, you will get a card that proves that you are vaccinated. It contains your name, the type of the vaccine, and the date.

      The vaccination schedule depends on the HZJZ. Good luck!

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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  12. Alexey
    October 17, 2021 @ 2:39 pm

    Thanl you for all this priceless info. This page is widely referenced on Russian websites and it helped hundreds of Russians to get vaccinated legally and obtain EU vaccination certificate.
    As you may know Russian vaccine Sputnik is not accepted in Europe.
    And also huge thanks to Croatia for allowing foreign citizens (even tourists!) to get vaccinated.

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    • Marija Tkalec
      October 19, 2021 @ 4:48 pm

      Hi Alexey,

      Thank you a lot for the kind words. We appreciate it and we are always happy to help! Keep reading EIC (:

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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  13. Polina
    October 21, 2021 @ 11:58 am

    Hi, Marija!
    Could you tell me please, if it is possible to vaccinate kids of age 14 and 16 in Croatia? Thank you in advance!

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    • Expat in Croatia
      October 26, 2021 @ 10:55 am

      Hi Polina,

      Children 12 and older can be vaccinated in Croatia.

      Regards,

      Sara

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  14. Slava Karpenko
    October 23, 2021 @ 2:08 am

    Thanks again for a great and in-depth article. Just to clarify if I understood everything correctly:

    A tourist enters Croatia and receives a single dose of J&J at the vaccination center; in exchange, they get a confirmation that the dose was administered. Then they must wait 15 days and only afterwards email [email protected] with the copy of their passport and the confirmation to get the PDF of the certificate. Going to Rockefellerova 2 the same day they hot vaccinated will not yield a certificate that starts working 15 days later? The reason I ask is because here in Germany they immediately issue you the certificate, but it only becomes valid after 15 days.

    Sorry for these boring repetitive questions and once again many thanks for your hard work and constant updates!

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    • Marija Tkalec
      October 26, 2021 @ 5:23 pm

      Hi Slava,

      If you received J&J, you can get the passport on the 15th day after being vaccinated. You can go to Rockefellerova 2, a pharmacy, a licensed laboratory, or send an email to [email protected]. Enclose your passport and medical proof of the COVID-19 vaccination.

      We’re glad to help at least a bit (:

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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  15. Denis B
    October 27, 2021 @ 1:53 pm

    Just in case anyone runs into the same situation here in Split:

    I was vaccinated in the US, but am currently in Croatia. I went to a pharmacy and to the HZZO office to see if I could get an EU covid pass, and they both told me I wasn’t in the system, and I had to go to the epidemiology office at Vukovarska 46. I went there, they entered my vaccination information into the system, and five minutes later, I left with a paper and a digital copy of the EU covid pass.

    Thanks to Sara and the team for all the great info.

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    • Marija Tkalec
      October 27, 2021 @ 4:51 pm

      Hey Denis,

      Bunches of thanks for this information! I’m glad that everything went smooth (:

      Enjoy your stay,
      Marija

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  16. Kirill
    November 11, 2021 @ 12:40 pm

    Hi Marija,

    Thank you very much for this information, I think this post is now being referred internationally 🙂

    We are planning to drive in to Zagreb from Hungary specifically to get a shot of Janssen early December.

    I assume the best approach is to visit a mass vaccination point at the Fair (https://www.hzjz.hr/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Zagreb-NZJZ-Dr.-Andrija-%C5%A0tampar-2.pdf) but I can’t find relevant updates in English with regard to working hours, exact place and vaccine availability.

    Do you know where they publish schedule updates and other details? I tried calling Dr Stampar reception and they just told me I should come there and that’s it.

    Thank you very much in advance.

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  17. Galina
    November 11, 2021 @ 10:02 pm

    Hello, Marija!
    May you kindly help me with my issue?
    I vaccinated by Sputnik V in Russia, I’m not citizen of Croatia, I’m just traveling through the country. What shoul I do to get a booster dose of Pfizer?
    Do I understand right: just visit Rockefellerova 2? Or should I first visit HZZO?
    Thank you in advance

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  18. ARINA
    November 23, 2021 @ 4:46 pm

    Dear Maria. I ask you to instruct me how I can get a mobile version of the vaccination certificate in the Covid-19 application (I downloaded the application to my smartphone). I was vaccinated on 04.11.2021 and received a PDF file with a certificate by mail. I really want to have an electronic confirmation for a quiet movement in Europe. Thanks, Arina.

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    • Marija Tkalec
      November 30, 2021 @ 5:25 pm

      Hi ARINA,

      If you have a COVID-19 passport in PDF format, this is enough. It is valid proof wherever you go.

      Warm regards,
      Marija

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