COVID-19 vaccine verification ID requirements changed for youth

The Government of Yukon has changed the vaccine verification requirements for youth under the age of 18. Government-issued identification that does not include a photograph, such as a birth certificate, may now be shown along with proof of vaccination for youth aged 12 to 17 to access designated settings.

Youth under the age of 18 had previously been required to show government-issued photo identification.

This change was made to ensure that youth who do not have government-issued photo identification are still able to access designated places.

Quick facts 
  • The Civil Emergency Measures Health Protection Order has been amended to permit youth under the age of 18 to show government-issued photo identification that does not include a photograph, such as a birth certificate, along with their proof of vaccination to enter a designated setting. 

  • Yukon citizens, including youth under the age of 18, can apply for a General Identification Card, which is government-issued photo ID, through the Motor Vehicles Office.

Contact 

Renée Francoeur
Cabinet Communications
867-334-9194
renee.francoeur@yukon.ca

Brittanee Stewart
Communications, Health and Social Services
867-667-3673
brittanee.stewart@yukon.ca

News release #: 
21-467