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AWAY DAYS: COVID pass required for all fans travelling to Newport

All fans travelling to Newport must obtain COVID pass

18 October 2021

Following a period of consultation, the Welsh Government have confirmed that the new legislation in Wales will mean that people aged 18 and over who are attending terraced stadiums with more than 4,000 people, such as Newport's Rodney Parade, must present one of the following in order to attend:

+ A digital NHS COVID pass.
+ A paper NHS COVID pass.
+ Proof of a recent negative Lateral Flow Test.

Any United fan attending Newport County v Carlisle United on Tuesday 19 October must be in possession of one of the above.

How will the COVID pass work?

Supporters are encouraged to get prepared and obtain a form of COVID Pass at the earliest opportunity. On arrival to turnstiles, supporters will be spot checked to evidence one of the approved COVID passes. Supporters that are unable to provide a COVID pass will not be able to access the stadium.

How do I obtain a digital NHS COVID pass?

Supporters who are fully vaccinated can prepare by signing up for their NHS COVID pass via a computer, tablet or mobile phone HERE.

How do I obtain a paper NHS COVID pass?

Supporters who are aged 18 and over and are fully vaccinated but do not have the ability to obtain a digital passport – as well as those who do not have photographic ID - can request a paper COVID pass.

Please note that supporters should wait FIVE days after their final dose before requesting the paper copy.

To request a paper NHS COVID pass, call 119. GPs cannot provide this service.

What if I am attending from outside the UK?

EU Citizens will be required to either provide an EU Covid Certificate or a negative lateral flow test. It is anticipated that when international regulations change, additional countries vaccination evidence will be accepted. To say up to date with acceptable evidence, please visit the Welsh Government website.

What if I have medical circumstances preventing full vaccination?

At present, we understand that there may be people who are not fully vaccinated due to official medical exemptions. If this is the case, you must provide proof of a recent negative lateral flow test.

How do I evidence a negative lateral flow test?

Supporters can evidence their lateral flow tests HERE. These results are valid for up to 48 hours so please ensure the test is taken with 48 hours of kick off and no earlier.

For any further information, please contact Newport County direct by either calling 01633 302012 or emailing


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