How to book slot for COVID-19 booster shot

COVID-19-related cases in Delhi-NCR are on the rise. This is the time to order the COVID-19 booster shots. Many cities, including Noida and Delhi as well as Bulandshahr and Lucknow, have now made masks compulsory for all.

COVID-19 booster shots: Eligibility

The booster dose is available to adults over 18 who have not received their first dose within nine months. All private clinics now have the vaccines. Every citizen must have the second dose of vaccines with them.

Book a Slot with COVID-19 Booster Dosage

This is the complete guide on how to book your booster shot slots. You can book your slot using apps such as Paytm or WhatsApp. You can book the slot directly through CoWin’s website. It is important to note that all citizens will need the same ID card and mobile number as they used in previous doses.

  1. Go to the CoWin website, and click “Book Your Slot”, under “Precaution Dosage”
  2. The next step is to input the registered number. (You must use the same mobile number as you did for previous doses.
  3. You will be able to reserve a time slot for your precaution dose if you’ve been ill more than nine months.
  4. Click on “Schedule”, and then enter your pin code
  5. After you have completed the form, you’ll see a listing of all available vaccination centers around you
  6. Now you can choose the time and date of your slot, pay the fee and move on to the next step.

Faqs

COVID-19Common questionCan I reschedule my COVID-19 vaccination appointment?The appointment can be rescheduled at any time. In case you do not go for vaccination on the date of appointment, you can reschedule the appointment by clicking on “Reschedule” tab

COVID-19Common questionHow do I pre-register myself online for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment?Online registration and appointment can be done through Co-WIN portal.You will have to give some basic information about yourself and details of your photo identification card to get yourself registered online.From one mobile phone number, one can register 4 people, however, each person will need their own photo identification document.If Aadhar card is used as identification document, consent will be obtained and recorded.25-Mar-2021

COVID-19Common questionWhere can I download the COVID-19 vaccination certificate from?You can download vaccination certificate from the Co-WIN portal (cowin.gov.in) or the Aarogya Setu app or through Digi-Locker by following the simple steps. You may do so by using the mobile number used at the time of registration

COVID-19Common questionCan I download the appointment slip for COVID-19 vaccination?Yes, the appointment slip can be downloaded after the appointment has been scheduled

COVID-19Common questionWhy do I need a COVID-19 vaccination certificate?A COVID Vaccine Certificate (CVC) issued by the government offers an assurance to the beneficiary on the vaccination, type of vaccine used, and the provisional certificate also provides the next vaccination due. It also is an evidence for the citizen to prove to any entities which may require proof of vaccination specially in case of travel. Vaccination not only protects individuals from disease, but also reduces their risk of spreading the virus. Therefore, there could be a requirement in future to produce certificate for certain kind of social interactions and international travel.

COVID-19Common questionWill I receive an SMS after scheduling a COVID-19 vaccination appointment?Once an appointment is scheduled, you will receive the details of the vaccination centre, date and time slot chosen for appointment in an SMS sent to your registered mobile number. You can also download the appointment slip and print it or keep it on your smart phone

Conclusion

COVID-19 booster shots are required for people who have not been vaccinated against shingles. All private clinics now have the vaccines, and citizens must carry their second dose of vaccines with them at all times. India’s government has implemented a Precaution Dose program that will be available to