Commission accepts COVID-19 certificates issued by El Salvador
The European Commission adopted an equivalence decision on the COVID-19 certificates issued by El Salvador certifying that they are equivalent to the EU Digital COVID Certificate.
Such equivalence allows for the acceptance of COVID-19 certificates issued by El Salvador to EU citizens and their family members, as well as certificates issued to third-country nationals legally staying or residing in their territory. Reciprocally, El Salvador agreed to accept the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel from the EU to its territory.
El Salvador will have to connect to the EU Digital COVID Certificate trust framework in order for these Decisions to be operational.
The EU’s legal framework setting out how to issue, verify a