The NHS COVID-19 app is designed to work with the official NHS QR codes only. The app will not recognise other QR codes.
Official QR code posters:
display the NHS Test and Trace or the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect logo
do not display any website URLs or direct you to a website when scanned
There are 4 types of NHS QR code poster.
A poster for hospitality venues in England (new design from March 2021).
A poster for other venues in England (in place since August 2020).
A bilingual poster for venues that are classed as 'higher risk' in Wales (new design from May 2021).
A bilingual poster for other venues in Wales, which is bilingual (in place since August 2020).