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Chickenpox Recovery


Same-day medical fit-to-fly certificate, required by your airline to prove scabbed-over chickenpox is no longer infectious.

Availability: UK and International

Availability: Deliverable Immediately

Chickenpox recovery fit-to-fly doctor’s letter

If you or your child has recently had chickenpox and recovered, and the spots have fully scabbed over, your airline will require a fit-to-fly certificate confirming you are no longer infectious.

By uploading video evidence of your condition, our doctors can issue you with a same-day medical certificate confirming you are fit-to-fly. No appointment is needed – simply apply online.

What will I receive?

You will receive a verifiable digital PDF letter signed by a medical professional and sent directly to your mobile, containing the following details:

Your namedate of birth and flight details.

Confirmation of when your chickenpox began, and that your spots have now scabbed over and you are fit to fly.

Signature and authorisation by one of our GMC-registered UK doctors.

Contact details of ZoomDoc Health with a QR code enabling your airline to verify your letter.

Meet our Doctors

"After recovering from chickenpox, airlines require medical proof that you’re no longer infectious. Our Chickenpox Recovery Certificate meets this need, provided within hours, seven days a week. Each certificate features a QR code for secure verification by airlines and is accepted internationally for all travel purposes. Our team has helped thousands of patients with this essential documentation."

Dr Kenny Livingstone. GP & Chief Medical Officer.

How to get a Chickenpox recovery fit-to-fly certificate online

Upload a video

Upload by 9pm for same-day service. This should be a 30 second video demonstrating that the spots have fully scabbed over.

Doctor validates evidence

Our doctors will look over the evidence you provide.

same day turn around

Receive your letter, same day

You’ll receive an email with your letter, with a QR code so they can be verified and accepted worldwide.


What will I need to supply?

To allow us to assess your condition and issue a medical certificate, we will require the following information:

A photo of your passport

Confirmation of when your chickenpox spots first appeared, and that you are now well

A 30-second to 1-minute video confirming that your chickenpox spots have scabbed over

Details of your airline and flight


What happens if I’m not fully recovered?

If our doctors feel the chickenpox spots are not fully scabbed over, and that you or your child are still infectious, they will issue a letter stating that you are ‘Not fully recovered’ and ‘Not fit-to-fly’. This can be used for insurance purposes and rearranging flights with your airline or travel company.

Chickenpox can cause problems with immunocompromised individuals and during pregnancy. Our doctors have a clinical responsibility to ensure that we only sign off patients to travel who are no longer infectious.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We will require you to:

1. Upload a photo of your / your child's passport.

2. Complete a medical questionnaire.

3. Upload a short video (on your mobile) confirming and showing the spots. We will only need to see your face, arms, neck.

Our medical letters have QR codes that can be scanned to verify the document's authenticity.

Once scanned, your personal online results portal is loaded, from where your medical letter can be reviewed and personal details confirmed and verified.

Our medical letters have QR codes that can be scanned to verify the document's authenticity.

Once scanned, your personal online results portal is loaded, from where your medical letter can be reviewed and personal details confirmed.

Our team will review your evidence and provide your fit-to-fly certificate on the same day that evidence has been uploaded (between 9am and 9pm GMT, 7 days a week).

We only provide full refunds if we are unable to provide a medical letter.

Once our doctors have provided a medical letter, we are unable to process a refund.

UK doctors at ZoomDoc Health sign your fit-to-fly certificate.

ZoomDoc are a UK-regulated healthcare service and the certificates can be used internationally.

All doctors are registered with the UK General Medical Council.

Our team of doctors provide are able to provide chickenpox recovery certificate no matter where you are in the world – whether you live outside the UK or you are on holiday internationally.

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