Date posted: 14/08/2020

Official QR code for NZ COVID Tracer App compulsory

If you have not already generated an official QR code poster for each of your premises, you will need to get your posters displayed before midday Wednesday 19 August.

In brief

  • All businesses and services during must display the official government QR code from 19 August
  • Posters must be displayed prominently next to every entrance
  • Systems must support contact tracing for people who do not scan in with the NZ COVID Tracer app

From 11:59am on Wednesday 19 August 2020, while Alert Levels 2 and 3 are in place, all businesses and services during must display the official government QR code for the NZ COVID Tracer App.

Businesses must also have systems and processes in place to support contact tracing for people who do not scan in with the NZ COVID Tracer app (such as a pen-and-paper register or a digital sign-in system).

If you have not already generated an official QR code poster for each of your premises, you will need to get your posters displayed before midday 19 August. See the Ministry of Health weblink below for more information.

The Ministry says businesses need to create a separate poster for each of their premises or unique locations, but can print as many copies of each poster as needed for each premises.

Print the posters in A4 and in colour if possible.

Posters must be displayed prominently next to every entrance. 

NZ COVID Tracer QR codes

The Ministry of Health website has information on who needs a QR code poster and how to get one.

Find out more