With nearly half of the U.S. adult population fully vaccinated and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention easing mask restrictions for vaccinated individuals, there’s hope that we may get a little closer to a more normal sense of daily life by summer. But if you are thinking about making travel plans or attending an outdoor festival or event, it’s unclear what situations may arise that will require you to show proof of being vaccinated, so you might want to start taking better care of your immunization card.

Laminating your card isn’t recommended because of the possibility that you will get a booster shot in the future and need to update it. Amazon sells inexpensive clear pockets that will protect your card from wear and tear, but if you want something with a little more personality, everyone from Etsy sellers to top fashion designers is making cardholders and lanyards to match your style and price range — and they are selling out fast.

Here are eight stylish cardholders to keep your vaccine card safe.

Fairy Dust Decals

Protect your official COVID-19 vaccination card with Fairy Dust Decals’ holographic silver bandaid cardholder. $7, etsy.com

Kate Spade

Never lose your vaccine card with Kate Spade’s leather Spencer lanyard. The lanyard has two card slots and comes in black or crushed watermelon. $65, katespade.com

April and Kiwi

April and Kiwi leather vaccine card holders come in 10 solid colors or embossed with the Fauci Ouchie design. $16.90-$44.90, etsy.com


Valentino’s black leather cardholder is detailed with the label’s signature Rockstuds. $295, net-a-porter.com.


Cleobella’s wood bead crossbody bag has a cotton lining and is just big enough for a phone and your vax card. $98, anthropologie.com

Thomas Park

Thomas Park’s faux croc vaccine card protector has a built-in keyring and swivel clasp. $10.99, etsy.com

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton’s chic Fuchsia Monogram cardholder can be personalized with your initials or sporty stripes. The Rose Poudre Monogram Empreinte leather cardholder is embossed with the brand’s iconic monogram pattern and detailed with two gold-tone studs. Both have pockets to hold three cards, $220 and $390, louisvuitton.com

Disney x Kate Spade

Disney x Kate Spade New York Minnie Mouse PVC cardholder is from the brand’s newest collab. $58, katespade.com


Anthropologie’s Mod Monogram Passport Holder also has a pocket to keep your immunization card close at hand. $19.99, anthropologie.com

I Sew Dreams

I Sew Dreams’ glitter vaccine cardholders have a single vinyl pocket to keep the card protected and ready to show when needed. $11, etsy.com

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