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    Date: 2022-06-18 10:40:49.642958


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Additional VaxCert Entry for Second Booster Shot

Requested from DOH by E. Cortez at 10:40 AM on Jun 18, 2022.
Purpose: Travel Abroad
Date of Coverage: 06/08/2022 - 06/18/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-381642962897

Cortez 10:40 AM, Jun 18, 2022


If possible, I would like to request that an additional entry for Second Vaccination Booster be added to VaxCert please. At the moment, there is only one additional entry allotted only for the first vaccination booster

I have done already my Second Booster Shot on June 8, 2022.

Many thanks,
Emil Cortez

Receiving Officer 08:58 AM, Jun 20, 2022

June 20, 2022

Dear Emil Cortez,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 18, 2022 10:40:49 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Additional VaxCert Entry for Second Booster Shot.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved.

Please be informed that the encoding of vaccination records is done by the concerned vaccination center. If your vaccination record is unavailable, the record may not have been uploaded yet in the Vaccination Information Management System (VIMS) by the vaccination center.

For further assistance, you may call the Vax Cert Customer service Hotline. Here are the contact details: 
Tel. No.: (02) 8876-1488 
Email Address:

Kindly coordinate also with the LGU where you received your vaccination and request for assistance to update your vaccination certificate. Thank you.

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Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Receiving Officer

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