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Online  CoWIN  Vaccine Slot Registration

With CoWIN Vaccine Slot Finder, you can find the nearest covid vaccination centres, find the available slot for vaccination and book your vaccination online. You can find centres and book your slots online either searching by the PIN code of your location or by your State and District Name.

How to book your vaccination slot?

How to book vaccine slot?

Individuals can follow these steps to book covid vaccine slots:

Enter your location to get the list of nearest vaccination centres

Select vaccine slot date of your preference

Add individual details as per government id proof and continue to book your vaccine slot

Get appointment confirmation details on your registered mobile number

Get Your Children Vaccinated For Covid-19

The Govt of India has made covid vaccination available for children between the age group of 15-18 years of age. Getting your children vaccinated is the best thing you can do to protect your child against Covid-19. Vaccination both online and walk-in are available for this age group. Health officials have announced that as of Feb 2022, the only vaccine option available for kids is Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin. It has been granted approval for restricted use in an emergency situation in the age group between 12 and 18 years.

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Important Things To Know About Covid-19 Vaccine For Children:
  • The Covid-19 vaccine for children is safe and effective.
  • Some children report side effects such as fever and body pain after the vaccination.
  • These are normal signs that their body is building protection against the virus.
  • Children who have already suffered from Covid-19 are also eligible for the vaccination.
  • Vaccination for children can be done through the Cowin website following the same process.
  • Besides the Aadhaar Card and national identity cards, children can also use their class 10 ID card for registration.
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Everything you need to know about Precautionary/ Booster Dose

India started the precautionary dose, also known as the Booster Dose, when coronavirus infections in the country were once again on a steep upward trajectory. The Precautionary Dose is the third dose of vaccine given to people with compromised immune systems despite receiving the first two doses. Its goal is to strengthen the magnitude of protection by producing more antibodies. As of February 2022, the precautionary dose is for healthcare workers, frontline workers and senior citizens. There is no need for new registration for those eligible for the Precautionary Dose or the third dose of covid vaccine. Also, there no mixing of vaccines shall be done for the Booster Dose. Those who received two doses of Covishield (manufactured by Serum Institute of India) will receive the same vaccine as the third dose. The same goes for Covaxin (manufactured by Bharat Biotech International Ltd) and Sputnik.

Download Your Covid Vaccination Certificate

A Covid Vaccine Certificate is a document issued by the government as an assurance to the beneficiary on the type of vaccination along with the number of doses. For individuals who have taken just the first dose of the vaccine, the provisional Covid Vaccination Certificate also provides the next vaccination date. The certificate is an evidence for the beneficiary to have access to public places and in case of travel.

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News & Updates

Aadhar not mandatory for vaccine registration

The Government of India told the Supreme Court that the Aadhaar card is not mandatory for registering for the covid vaccine on the Cowin portal.

Fri Mar 24 2023

Booster Dose / Booster Shots / Precautionary Dose

Precautionary COVID-19 vaccine dose will be the same vaccine as has been given previously. Those who have received Covaxin will receive Covaxin, those who have received primary two doses of Covishield will receive Covishield,” NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul said

Fri Mar 24 2023

Cowin Booster Dose / Precautionary dosen

SMS received from Cowin portal regarding booster dose will be sufficient proof for walk-in into health centers to receive the booster dose says R.S. Sharma, CEO, National health Authority

Fri Mar 24 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where can I register for the COVID-19 vaccination?

You can register for Covid-19 vaccination from the official Cowin website (, Aarogya Setu app, Umang app, Digilocker app, and Pristyn Care’s app and official portal.

2. Which age groups can register for covid vaccination?

All citizens aged 18 years and above can register for covid vaccination.

3. Is online registration mandatory for Covid-19 vaccination slot booking?

No, vaccination centres provide for a limited number of on-spot registration slots every day. Beneficiaries can register online or walk in to vaccination centres where the vaccination team staff can register a beneficiary. In general, all beneficiaries are recommended to register online and schedule vaccination in advance for a hassle-free vaccination experience.

4. What documents are needed for vaccine registration at CoWIN?

Any of the below-mentioned ID with Photo may be produced at the time of registration:
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • Health Insurance Smart Card issued under the scheme of Ministry of Labour
  • Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Job Card
  • Official identity cards issued to MPs/MLAs/MLCs
  • PAN Card
  • Passbooks issued by Bank/Post Office
  • Passport
  • Pension Document
  • Service Identity Card issued to employees by Central/ State Govt./ Public Limited Companies
  • Voter ID
  • People with comorbidities will have to carry the certificate of comorbidities, in the format shared here by a registered medical practitioner./li>

5. How do I know that my appointment is successfully booked?

Once an appointment is successfully done, the system sends an SMS confirmation to the registered mobile number and also generates and displays the appointment slip. Also, on the dashboard, the “Schedule” tab changes to “Reschedule” and the appointment details are displayed. A tab for cancellation is also displayed after the appointment has been scheduled.

6. If I cannot pre-register myself or book a vaccine slot 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 Government CVC for on-the-spot registration, appointment, verification and vaccination on the same day. Please ask your nearest Government health care worker to guide you about the nearest Government CVC where COVID vaccination will be available and the days of the week when this will be available. You need to carry your mobile phone and a photo identification document to get yourself vaccinated. The workers in the Government CVC will help you to register on the spot, get an appointment and get vaccinated on the same day. This option is available for people above the age of 45 only.

7. Do I have an option for the cancellation of an appointment?

Yes, you can cancel an appointment already scheduled. You can also reschedule an appointment and choose another date or time slot at your convenience.

8. When can I book the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine?

The Health Ministry has specified that the gap between the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine and the third should be at least nine months.

9. How to book vaccination slots if one citizen is aged 45 or above and the other is aged 18 or above?

If one beneficiary is aged 45 or above and the other beneficiary is aged 18 to 44 years and both want to schedule a combined appointment, then only private paid vaccination centres or vaccination centres as per the state's policy will be made available. However, it may happen that some hospitals which are catering to people with 45 years or more may not allow booking of appointments for people of lesser age. In that case, you may make the bookings one by one.

10. Will the slot for my 2nd dose be automatically scheduled?

No. You have to make an appointment for the 2nd dose vaccination.

11. How many people can be registered in the Co-WIN portal through one mobile number?

Up to 6 people can be registered for vaccination using the same mobile number.

12. Is there any registration charge to be paid?

No, there is no registration charge.

13. What are vaccination schedules?

Vaccination sessions timetables for various vaccination centres offering services are published by the district administrators and vaccination site managers, from time to time. Co-WIN offers vaccination services "Anytime" and "Anywhere" subject to the eligibility of the beneficiary. All published vaccination sessions are visible to beneficiaries on the Co-WIN system, for availing online appointments for vaccination services, as per their choice and convenience.

14. What to do if slots are not available in my preferred vaccination centre on my preferred date?

In case of non-availability of slots for scheduling appointments for vaccination in the vaccination centre of your choice, you may try scheduling appointments in other nearby centres or on some other dates for your preferred centre. The portal gives you the feature of searching vaccination centres using your PIN-code and District.

15. What is the 4-digit secret code on the Account Details page of the self-registration portal on Co-WIN?

At the time of vaccination, you may be asked for the 4-digit secret code. This is to ensure that the rightful beneficiary receives the vaccine dosage and there is no misuse. The secret code is also printed in the appointment slip.