COVID-19 vaccination

Coronavirus Vaccination Drive: Know How To Register

March 1, 2021

Phase II of the coronavirus vaccination drive began from March 1 across India where people above 60 years and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated.

Those willing to register themselves in the second phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive can do so online by registering on the CoWin portal or at the Aarogya Setu App.

Once the online registration is done, then the health department will introduce walk-in registrations at a later stage.

People can fix a time slot and opt for their preferred vaccination centre based on the availability list at the time of registration.

As part of the coronavirus vaccination drive, the beneficiaries will have to enter their 10-digit mobile phone following which they will receive a one-time password.

Moreover, the details of their photo identity card should also be uploaded on the site.

Though four appointments can be made using one mobile number, each beneficiary should have separate identity cards.

A registration slip or token will be issued once the registration process is completed. Registration and appointment details can be modified by beneficiaries if required.

The token can be download from the site. It will also be sent through SMS to the registered mobile number.

The date for the second dose of the vaccination jab will be booked automatically for those who register for the first dose.

As per a statement issued by the health department, beneficiaries should carry their Aadhaar card or another photo identity card which is recognised by the government while visiting the vaccination centre.

People with comorbidities in the age group between 45 and 59 should mention the disease at the time of registration.

A co-morbidity certificate signed by a medical practitioner should also be submitted at the vaccination centre.

As per a central government directive, beneficiaries can avail of the vaccinations free of cost at government hospitals while it is chargeable up to Rs 250 per dose at private hospitals.

The state government is in talks with around 300 private hospitals to function as vaccination centres.

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