December 6-14, 2021

Vaccination Entry Requirement

All attendees are required to show valid proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in order to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. In order to do so, all players, fans, staff, volunteers and vendors must obtain a Digital Vaccine Card from CLEAR and show each day on-site at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

The CLEAR app is available (for those 18+ years of age) in the App Store (iPhone) and Google Play Store (Android), and you will need to enroll in a free CLEAR account to upload your proof of vaccination. These initial steps only need to be taken once.  Those who are 17 years of age and younger will need to go through an alternate screening process on-site at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden and show proof of vaccination using their original CDC documentation.

Enroll and complete your CLEAR Digital Vaccine Card. Here’s how:

  1. Download the free CLEAR Mobile App on your cell phone and press on the blue Digital Vaccine Card tile in the CLEAR Mobile App.
  2. Begin by accepting the terms and uploading a photo of a government-issued ID into the mobile app. Then snap a quick selfie to confirm your identity.
  3. Search for your vaccine provider from the list and enter your vaccination record. You can also take a photo of your CDC Vaccination Card.
  4. Next create an account in the CLEAR Mobile App to secure your account.
  5. Once you have provided a photo, uploaded you government issued ID, and provided proof of vaccination you have completed your Digital Vaccine Card.

Please note, this process must be completed by all patrons before coming on-site for Nationals. 

Issues with installing the CLEAR App on your cell phone?
Please contact your cell phone provider or a technical resource. (Example: Best Buy Geek Squad, Apple Genius Bar, AT&T/Verizon/T-Mobile Support)

Issues navigating/obtaining a Digital Vaccine Card on the CLEAR App?
Once the CLEAR App is installed on your cell phone, reach out to [email protected] or tap “Get In Touch” in the app for assistance.

The requirement will remain in place until state and local restrictions related to masks and social distancing are lifted. We will continue to enforce this policy following recommendations of health authorities and in keeping with State of California and Riverside County directives.

Children are subject to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Vaccination Entry Requirement. Children will be required to show full proof of vaccination.

A person is considered “fully vaccinated” when two weeks have passed since they completed a COVID-19 vaccine series (for example, one (1) dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, or two (2) doses within no more than 12 weeks of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine).

No, there is not any exemption to the Vaccination Entry Requirement.

We accept all globally approved vaccines.

No, you do not need to carry your vaccination card with you. Your Digital Vaccine Card located on your smartphone is all you need to show proof of vaccination to enter the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

The Digital Vaccine Card is available in the CLEAR app, which is available for download for both Android and iOS users.

  1. When prompted to verify your vaccination, select ‘add your vaccination card’ to upload a photo of your CDC vaccination card. You must take a new photo of your original paper CDC vaccination card within the CLEAR App. You cannot use an existing photo of your CDC vaccination card for this purpose.
  2. Take a photo of your vaccination card and confirm your vaccine information.
  3. Please note, the photo of your CDC card is used to generate a Digital Vaccine Card.
  1. Select your vaccine provider in the menu or by searching ‘other providers’. Log-in to your patient portal and follow instructions to securely link your account with CLEAR. The CLEAR App is integrated with select healthcare providers and pharmacies.
  2. If you are unable to find your provider in search, CLEAR may not be able to link with them at this time. Please go back and upload a photo of your CDC Vaccination Card.
  3. Check that your COVID-19 vaccination appears in your patient portal, if not we recommend you reach out to your provider directly.
  4. If found, your results will link automatically.
  1. If vaccinated in California, you can generate a SMART QR code with your COVID-19 vaccination information through California’s Immunization Registry (CAIR).
  2. When promoted to add your vaccination tap the ‘SMART QR Code’ to scan your QR code issued by your vaccination site or state
  3. Manually confirm your vaccine information
  4. Once complete your Digital Vaccine Card is good to go!
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