As of Friday, January 14, a vaccination certificate or negative PCR test will be required to be shown by everyone in the state of Jalisco attending concerts, cultural performances and sporting and large-scale social events, as well as all bars, casinos and night clubs.
Tests must be carried out within the previous 48 hours. Restaurants are not included in the measure.
Following Taxcala, Jalisco is only the second state in Mexico to introduce a policy also referred to as “vaccine passports.” Measures on the table in several other states have yet to be enacted.
Proof of a full Covid vaccine series (either one or two doses) will be required to enter the aforementioned venues. This can be either the digital vaccination certificate downloaded from the federal government website (or paper copies), or the paper slips handed out when the jabs were given.
Proof of vaccinations applied in other countries, including the United States and Canada, will be accepted.
The measure only applies to persons over 18 years of age. Municipal governments will be obliged to oversee the enforcement of the new protocols.