Felleseuropeisk koronasertifikat

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Europaparlaments- og rådsforordning (EU) 2021/953 av 14. juni 2021 om et rammeverk for utstedelse, verifisering og aksept av grenseoverskridende sertifikater om vaksinasjon, testing og restitusjon for å lette fri bevegelse under covid-19-pandemien (digitalt EU covid-sertifikat)

Regulation (EU) 2021/963 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2021 on a framework for the issuance, verification and acceptance of interoperable certificates on vaccination, testing and recovery to facilitate free movement during the COVID-19 pandemic (EU Digital COVID Certificate)

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EØS-komitebeslutning 30.6.2021 om innlemmelse i EØS-avtalen med pressemelding. Forskrift om ikrafttredelse av norsk lov kunngjort 30.6.2021

EU fullførte 14. juni 2021 beslutnings­prosessen for det europeiske korona­sertifikatet. Forordningen trer i kraft 1. juli med en innfasingsperiode på 6 uker for land som trenger det. Stortinget vedtok 10. juni lovendringer som legger til rette for norsk bruk av sertifikatet. Regelverket ble besluttet innlemmet i EØS-avtalen ved skriftlig prosedyre 30. juni med ikrafttredelse den påfølgende dag. Covid-19-sertifikatet vil omfatte vaksinasjoner, tester og restitusjon etter infeksjon. Nasjonale myndigheter skal ikke pålegge reisende med koronasertifikatet ekstra restriksjoner med mindre det er strengt nødvendig for å sikre folkehelsen. Konkret dreier det seg om to sertifikater, for henholdsvis EØS-borgere (dette faktaarket) og tredjelandsborgere (Schengen-relevant).

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BAKGRUNN (fra Kommisjonens pressemelding 14.6.2021)

Today, the Presidents of the three EU institutions, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission attended the official signing ceremony for the Regulation on the EU Digital COVID Certificate, marking the end of the legislative process. On this occasion Presidents David Sassoli and Ursula von der Leyen and Prime Minister António Costa said:

“The EU Digital COVID Certificate is a symbol of what Europe stands for. Of a Europe that does not falter when put to the test. A Europe that unites and grows when faced with challenges. Our Union showed again that we work best when we work together. The EU Digital COVID Certificate Regulation was agreed between our institutions in the record time of 62 days. While we worked through the legislative process, we also built the technical backbone of the system, the EU gateway, which is live since 1 June.

We can be proud of this great achievement. The Europe that we all know and that we all want back is a Europe without barriers. The EU Certificate will again enable citizens to enjoy this most tangible and cherished of EU rights – the right to free movement. Signed into law today, it will enable us to travel more safely this summer. Today we reaffirm together that an open Europe prevails.”

EU Digital COVID Certificate

The aim of the EU Digital COVID Certificate is to facilitate safe and free movement inside the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. All Europeans have the right to free movement, also without the certificate, but the certificate will facilitate travel, exempting holders from restrictions like quarantine.

The EU Digital COVID Certificate will be accessible for everyone and it will:

  • cover COVID-19 vaccination, test and recovery;
  • be free of charge and available in all EU languages;
  • be available in a digital and paper-based format;
  • be secure and include a digitally signed QR code;

Member States shall refrain from imposing additional travel restrictions on the holders of an EU Digital COVID Certificate, unless they are necessary and proportionate to safeguard public health.

In addition, the Commission committed to mobilising €100 million under the Emergency Support Instrument to support Member States in providing affordable tests.

The Regulation will apply for 12 months as of 1 July 2021.

Background

On 17 March 2021, the European Commission presented a proposal to create an EU COVID Certificate to facilitate the safe free movement of citizens within the EU during the pandemic. On 20 May, co-legislators reached a provisional agreement. On 1 June, the technical backbone of the systems, the EU gateway, went live. The gateway allows the verification of the security features contained in the QR codes.

Following the official signature today, the Regulation will enter into application on 1 July, with a phasing-in period of six weeks for the issuance of certificates for those Member States that need additional time.

13 Member States have already started to issue EU Digital COVID Certificates.

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