Contact Tracing with the NZ COVID Tracer App

From midday this Wednesday all businesses will be required to display a government generated QR code poster at all premises.

All businesses and services providers are required to display the official NZ COVID Tracer QR code posters in prominent places at or near the main entrances of each of their premises. This will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in New Zealand by supporting faster contact tracing.

Getting Your QR Codes

Businesses that haven’t already generated an official QR code for each of their premises can do so through the webform at: . A separate poster is needed for each premises or unique location. 

To use the webform, business owners will need:

  • a valid New Zealand driver licence so your identity can be verified
  • the address details for each of your premises
  • your email address
  • an email address and contact phone number for each of your locations.

If you have a large number of premises or do not have a driver licence, you can also get your official QR codes by emailing a completed bulk-upload template to the Ministry of Health’s NZ COVID Tracer support team at

Download the bulk upload template  — Ministry of Health.

Businesses can also download QR code posters through MBIE’s Business Connect. If you are already registered with Business Connect, simply log in to the service to get started

Tips on Displaying Your Poster

Each QR code poster relates to a specific premises or location. Print as many copies of the poster as needed to ensure there is one displayed prominently at or near every entrance to the premises. Feel free to print additional copies for display in other places, such as at the register. 

Print your posters in A4 and in colour (if possible), and do not crop them – they must be displayed in their entirety. It is recommended you place a poster on the left-hand side of the front window or entrance, with the top approximately 130cm from the ground. 

How to Display Your QR Code Poster — Ministry of Health 

You can find further information about the QR codes and all download processes from the Ministry of Health.

NZ COVID tracer — Ministry of Health

For a reminder of the rules for operation under Alert Level 2 and 3 click here.