New vaccination policy for Buffalo Bills home games; Full vaccination to be required for entry

There is a new vaccination policy for Buffalo Bills home games at Highmark Stadium effective immediately. The change was announced on Tuesday afternoon by Pegula Sports and Entertainment. Bills fans will need at least 1 vaccine dose to gain entry to the next two home games and will need to achieve full vaccination to attend home games starting on October 30, 2021.

Once October 30th hits, fans must be provide proof of full vaccination per the new policy. People are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their 2nd dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. For the upcoming home games at Highmark Stadium on September 26th & October 3rd the new vaccination policy requires proof of at least one-dose is required for entry.

New Vaccination Policy for Buffalo Bills home games

Fans under 12 years of age will be allowed to enter without full vaccination​ but will be required to wear a mask at all times. Fans that are older than 12 and are vaccinated will not need to wear a mask at Highmark Stadium.

Everyone attending will have to show proof of vaccine verification per the new vaccination policy.




Fans will be required to show one of the following at the gate:​

  • Physical Vaccination Card
  • New York State Excelsior Pass​
  • CLEAR Digital Vaccine Card
  • Government digital vaccine proof from outside NYS

Unless guests can show their CDC-issued vaccination card or digital proof of full vaccination in the Excelsior or CLEAR or other government issued digital vaccine records, they will not be permitted to enter Highmark Stadium. According to information posted at BuffaloBills.com no photos of vaccination cards will be accepted per the newly announced vaccination policy

Season ticket holders can expect an email from the Bills that outlines specific guidelines to request a refund for the remaining games. Suites and club seat holders will receive separate communication with specific guidelines pertinent to their account according to Pegula Sports and Entertainment.

There will be no refunds for single game ticket holders who will be faced with reselling or donating their tickets if they are unvaccinated. The new vaccination policy is in effect immediately.