The EU gateway for verifying digital COVID certificates came into operation on June 1st , is an infrastructure that underlies the system widespread among all Member States, designed to facilitate the return to free movement of citizens within the Schengen area. What is now known as the green pass, allows the return to take part in public events, fairs and demonstrations.
The QR code, which guarantees Italian and European citizens to move freely, can be downloaded from a series of official government apps following a coded procedure that guarantees its authenticity.
All the details regarding Italy, where the green pass will be active from July 1st , 2021, are available on the website of the Ministry of Health at: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/.
The regulatory framework at European level and the updates on the acceding states are available on the Commission's website here.