Where should I register for the vaccination?
All eligible citizens can register online on the Co-WIN Portal and schedule their vaccination appointment. You may visit - https://www.cowin.gov.in/home
Where can I get the vaccine from?
Vaccines are available from Government and Private Health Facilities as notified, known as COVID Vaccination Centres (CVCs).
How to register online for an appointment for vaccination?
Online registration and appointment can be done through the Co-WIN portal.
- To register online, you will have to give your photo ID
- Register using your phone number. From one mobile phone number, you can register 4 people
- Fill some basic information about yourself
- If the Aadhaar card is used as an identification document, consent will be obtained and recorded
- To register for the vaccine through the Aarogya Setu app, open the app on your mobile device and then click on the CoWin tab available on the home screen
- Schedule your vaccination appointment on a date, time and at a centre of your choice
- You will need an OTP verification prior to registration and a confirmation slip/token will be generated after registration.
- You will also get a confirmatory SMS later
- For all Private Hospitals, prior registration and appointment will be the only method of registration
- For Government hospitals, a proportion of slots will be available for online registration and appointment. The rest will be kept for on-site registration and vaccination
If I cannot pre-register myself online, how do I register on the spot and get vaccinated?
Those who cannot get themselves registered online can contact their local Government health workers, who will help the beneficiaries to the nearest Government CVC for on-the-spot registration, appointment, verification and vaccination on the same day. You need to carry your mobile phone and a photo identification document to get yourself vaccinated.
Can a person get the COVID-19 vaccine without registration with the Health Department?
No, it is mandatory to get registered to get the COVID-19 vaccine. There will be a provision for walk-in to vaccination centres but they too would need to register on-site before vaccination.
What documents are required for the registration of eligible beneficiaries?
Any of the below-mentioned ID with Photo may be produced at the time of registration:
- Aadhaar Card
- Driving License
- Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Job Card
- PAN Card
- Passbooks issued by Bank/Post Office
- Voter ID
- People with comorbidities will have to carry the certificate of comorbidities, in the format shared here by a registered medical practitioner.
How will the beneficiary receive information about the due date of vaccination?
Following online registration, the beneficiary will receive SMS on their registered mobile number about the due date, place and time of vaccination. They will also be notified about the date of the second dose.
Will vaccinated beneficiaries receive information on the status of their vaccination after completion?
Yes, on getting the due dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the beneficiary will receive SMS on their registered mobile number. After all doses of vaccine are administered, a QR code-based provisional certificate will also be sent to the registered mobile number of the beneficiary.