Booster jabs are set to be compulsory for travel abroad and care home staff in plans under discussion by Ministers.
A source close to the talks about Covid certification told The Mail on Sunday: ‘The assumption is that you will be required to have the most up-to-date health passport.
‘So if the advice is to have a booster six months after your second jab, then that is what you’ll need.’
At the moment, double-jabbed Brits can go to amber list countries without having to quarantine upon their return.
Booster vaccines will be compulsory for care home workers once they are rolled out, a senior Government source said.
This will add to the legal requirements for care home staff, who from October will have to be double-jabbed to work in the sector, subject to parliamentary approval.
Millions are set to be offered a third jab from September after Health Secretary Sajid Javid announced the roll-out to priority groups.
A Minister told the Mail on Sunday the ‘logical’ move will be to make the booster shots a requirement for travel, adding that the most up-to-date Covid certification for travel will become as normal as the need to have a yellow fever jab to enter certain countries.
Last night Sir Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative leader, said: ‘If I were the Government I would tread carefully on this.
Read more: Told yer – Covid booster shots will ‘be obligatory for trips abroad and care home staff’ – as millions are set to be offered a third jab from September. You want to keep your ‘vaccine passport’? Then you must keep being jabbed. It only ends when WE end it