How to book a COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN for above 18 years on mobile: 6 steps guide

How to book a COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN for above 18 years on mobile: 6 steps guide

Co-WIN is a platform for the citizens of India to Register for COVID-19 vaccination and schedule their vaccination slots at the nearest vaccination centers. In this article, you will learn How to book a COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN for above 18 years on mobileSo without further ado let’s get started!

This is a guide about Booking your appointment but before that, you need to register yourself on the Co-WIN platform. For that follow this article HOW TO REGISTER FOR COVID-19 VACCINE FOR ABOVE 18 YEARS ON MOBILE: 7 STEPS GUIDE

How to book a COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN for above 18 years on mobile

1) In the first step open the website Co-WIN portal & scroll down and click on the Yellow-colored Register/Sign in yourself button.

How to Register for Covid-19 vaccine for above 18 years on mobile

2) For Sign-in put in your Mobile number & click on the Get OTP button.

COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN

3) When you receive your OTP then fill it here & Click on the Verify & Proceed.

COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN

4) Here you’ll get your account details if your account is already created. Now click on the Schedule as shown in the picture below, now click on the Yellow-colored Schedule Now button.

COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN

5) Here you can search for the vaccine center by using your pin code or by using the District. after that click on the search button.

COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN

6) After taping on the search button all the vaccine centers nearby will appear here. Currently, appointments only available for age 45+ because for the younger the vaccine drive will start From 1 May.

Covid-19 vaccine registrations

Also Read:- HOW TO FIND COVID-19 VACCINE CENTER ON GOOGLE MAPS

Key points*

  • Appointment for Age 18 to 44 is based on slots made available by the private vaccination centers as well as the respective state government.
  • The minimum age for each vaccination center is displayed with the name of the vaccination center. Appointment slots are available where the age displayed is 18+.
  • More Appointment slots will soon be offered. If slots are not currently available, please check again after some time. We request your patience and understanding.
  • To add multiple individuals in a single Dose 2 appointment, the vaccine and Dose 1 date must be the same.
  • The second dose of COVAXIN should be taken between 28 days to 42 days after the first dose. The second dose of COVISHIELD should be taken between 28 days to 56 days after the first dose.

Frequently Asked Questions on scheduling appointment for the covid vaccine

  1. Can I book an appointment for vaccination in the Co-WIN portal?

    Yes, you can book an appointment for vaccination through the Co-WIN portal after logging in to the Co-WIN Portal through your registered mobile number. The system will show vaccination centers that allow vaccination as per the age of the citizen entered in the registration portal.

  2. What are the options if one citizen is aged 45 or above and the other is aged 18 or above?

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

  3. Can I check the vaccine being administered at each vaccination center?

    Yes, while scheduling an appointment for vaccination, the system will show vaccination center names along with the name of the vaccine that will be administered in the case of private hospitals. Government hospitals may not show the name of the vaccine.

  4. Can I download the appointment slip?

    Yes, the appointment slip can be downloaded after the appointment has been scheduled.

  5. How can I find the nearest vaccination center?

    You can search in the Co-WIN portal (or Aarogya Setu) for the vaccination center nearest to your location by either searching through PIN code or by choosing the State and the District.

  6. What if I cannot go for vaccination on the date of appointment? Can I reschedule my appointment?

    The appointment can be rescheduled at any time. In case you are not able to go for vaccination on the date of appointment, you can reschedule the appointment by clicking on the “Reschedule” tab.

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

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

  8. Where will I receive confirmation of the date and time of vaccination?

    Once an appointment is scheduled, you will receive the details of the vaccination center, date, and time slot chosen for the 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 smartphone.

  9. Can I get a vaccination without an appointment?

    Citizens aged 45 years and above can schedule appointments online or walk into vaccination centers. Citizens aged 18-44 years should mandatorily register themselves and schedule appointments online before vaccination.

    However, all citizens are recommended to register online and schedule vaccination in advance for a hassle-free vaccination experience.

Closing Remarks

This is all on the article of How to book a COVID-19 Vaccination appointment on CoWIN for above 18 years on mobile. I hope its help you if got any issue then do tell us in the comment section.

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