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Vax Cert Correction

Requested from DOH by C. Samson at 11:58 PM on Jun 09, 2023.
Purpose: Travel document
Date of Coverage: 06/09/2023 - 06/09/2023
Tracking no: #DOH-897492726612

Samson 11:58 PM, Jun 09, 2023


I would like to request a copy of my Vax Certificate. I requested a correction of my year of birth in 2021, but it still hasn’t been processed 2 years later. I need this for international travel.



Receiving Officer 10:38 AM, Jun 13, 2023

June 13, 2023

Dear Carl Mari Samson,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 09, 2023 11:58:29 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Vax Cert Correction.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. 
Please be informed that the encoding of vaccination records is done by the concerned vaccination center. The vaccination record may have been incorrectly encoded in the Vaccination Information Management System (VIMS) by the vaccination center.
If you want, you may kindly coordinate with the LGU where you received your vaccination and request for assistance to generate your vaccination certificate. 
In the meantime that we are experiencing Technical Issues on our VaxCertPH portal, kindly refer to the attached DOH Memorandum Circular for other options.
For further assistance, you may call the Vax Cert Customer service at (02) 8876-1488 and You may also review the FAQ section of the eFOI site:
Kindly accomplish the FOI request feedback form at the link:
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Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Receiving Officer

 vaxcert mc2022-0051.pdf

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