Covid vaccine registration for above 18 years begins started from April 28th in India. The beneficiaries will be able to register for the Covid 19 vaccine via the govt Cowin app and Cowin portal. This registration process will start on April 28th via the Aarogya Setu app. As you know this is just pre-booking and Covid 19 vaccination will start from May 1st 2121. Now states and private entities can purchase vaccines directly from the manufacturer for inoculations. If you are 18 years plus and want to register for the Covid 19 Vaccine you have to follow this process.
First thing I tell you that registration is mandatory for everyone and all appointments will be booked via the Cowin and Aarogya Setu app platforms.
How to register for the Covid vaccine?
First Visit the CoWIN portal: https://selfregistration.cowin.gov.in/
. It’s compatible with all browsers out there or you can also download the CoWIN 2.0 app from Google Play Store for Android smartphone. This app is not yet available for iPhone users.
In the CoWIN 2.0 portal’s home page, scroll down to the ‘Find Your Nearest Vaccination Center’ section and then enter the place and your address. After that click on the ‘Register Yourself’ button.
Enter your mobile number to proceed with the process. Then you will get an OTP with which your account will be created.
After that fill required details and upload the ID proof documents. You will get the option to book an appointment for the vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccine registration via Aarogya Setu app
If you are registration Covid 19 vaccine via the Aarogya Setu app then you have to follow this process.
The health service app Aarogya Setu also allow users to register for COVID-19 vaccine. It allows beneficiaries to register themselves by verifying via a one-time password (OTP).
First you have to tap on the ‘CoWIN’ option it is available next to COVID Updates on the top menu of the app. Then tap on ‘Vaccination’ and after that select ‘Register Now’. If you’ve already registered, select ‘Login
Enter your mobile number and tap ‘Proceed to Verify’ you will receive An OTP on your phone. Use the OTP to enter your details, inoculation centre.
Only two vaccines are available in India so far Covishield made by the Serum Institute of India (SII), and Covaxin, which is developed locally by Bharat Biotech.
FAQ Covid vaccine registration India
Where can I register for COVID-19 vaccination?
You can log into the Co-WIN portal using the link www.cowin.gov.in and click on the “Register/Sign In yourself” tab to register for COVID-19 vaccination.
Is there a mobile app that needs to be installed to register for vaccination?
There is no authorised mobile app for registering for vaccination in India except Aarogya Setu. You need to log into the Co-WIN portal. Alternatively, you can also register for vaccination through the Aarogya Setu App.
Which age groups can register for vaccination on the Co-WIN portal?
All citizens aged 18 years and above can register for vaccination.
Is online registration mandatory for Covid 19 vaccination?
Vaccination Centres provide for a limited number of on-spot registration slots every day. Citizens aged 45 years and above can schedule appointments online or walk-in to vaccination centres. However, Citizens aged 18-44 years should mandatorily register themselves and schedule appointment online before going to vaccination centre.
In general, all citizens are recommended to register online and schedule vaccination in advance for a hassle-free vaccination experience.
How many people can be registered in the Co-WIN portal through one mobile number?
Up to 4 people can be registered for vaccination using the same mobile number.
How can citizens with no access to smart phones or computers manage online registration?
Up to 4 people can be registered for vaccination using the same mobile number. Citizens can take help from friends or family for online registration.
Can I register for vaccination without Aadhaar card?
Yes, you can register on Co-WIN portal using any of the following ID proofs:
a. Aadhaar card
b. Driving License
c. PAN card
e. Pension Passbook
f. NPR Smart Card
g. Voter ID (EPIC)
Is there any registration charges to be paid?
No. There is no registration charge.
Whom do I contact in case of side effects from vaccination?
You can contact on any of the following details:
a. Helpline Number: +91-11-23978046 (Toll free- 1075)
b. Technical Helpline Number: 0120-4473222
c. Helpline Email Id: [email protected]
You may also contact the Vaccination Centre where you took vaccination, for advice.
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