Covid-19 Vaccination: How to register online, find nearby vaccination centre, and get Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate
COVID-19 positive cases are gradually rising in India, and if you are eligible it is best to take the vaccine. Currently, the age limit for getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is 45 and above. If you are all set to register for the Covid-19 vaccine, then you should know that the government hospitals are offering it for free. However, the private hospitals are charging Rs 250 for one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Where to register for Covid-19 vaccination?
It is important to note that you will have to register in the CoWin portal or the Aarogya Setu app if you want the Covid-19 vaccination certificate.
Step 1: Open the Aarogya Setu app.
Step 2: Visit the ‘Co-WIN’ tab, which is located at the top, next to the vaccination tab.
Step 3: Tap on ‘Vaccination (login/register)’ and then enter your mobile number > click on the ‘proceed to verify’ button.
Step 4: Enter the OTP that you got on your device and tap again on the ‘proceed to verify’ button.
Step 5: You will be asked to upload a photo ID card type (govt ID/voter ID card/Aadhaar, etc). You will also have to enter your full name, age, gender, year of birth and other details. Additionally, you get to register up to 4 beneficiaries through the Aarogya Setu app. The site will also ask you to submit proof of eligibility.
Step 6: The app will then show the date and availability. You can select the “book” option. Once the registration is successful, you will get an SMS with the appointment details.
Note: There are two types of vaccines that are approved by the government of India – Covaxin and Covishield.
You can provide any of the below-mentioned ID with Photo at the time of registration:
-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
-Passbooks issued by Bank/Post Office
-Service Identity Card issued to employees by Central/ State Govt./ Public Limited Companies
How to find the Covid-19 vaccination centres near me?
With Google Maps, you can easily find Covid-19 vaccination centres near you. The app gives you information on vaccine location, and lets you know if you can directly visit that hospital or need to make an appointment. It is worth pointing out that the data that you get on Google Maps is from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Step 1: Open the Google Maps app on your phone. If yo don’t have it on your phone, then you can download it from Play Store. You can also use MapMyIndia to get the same details.
Step 2: Just type ‘Covid 19 vaccination centre’ and the app will show you all the nearby centres.
How do I register for the COVID-19 vaccine in India?
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.
How to Download Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate?
As mentioned above, we will discuss two ways to download the Covid-19 vaccine certificate. One is using the Aarogya Setu app and the other is from the CoWin app. So firstly, let’s discuss the Aarogya Setu app method step-by-step. There are some pre-requisites and we have mentioned them below:
- Latest Aarogya Setu App
- Beneficiary ID
- An active Mobile Number
The year 2020 was not good for everyone because of the Covid-19 aka Coronavirus pandemic. Currently, India is at the peak of Coronavirus cases and Delhi and Maharashtra are the hotspots as the second wave of Coronavirus strikes. People have started getting vaccination as it has been proven effective against the Coronavirus. However, the vaccination certificate is quite important as this will be the proof of our vaccination. The certificate will be beneficial for travel and more. Moreover, the vaccination certificates are available to download once you get vaccinated. In this article, we will discuss how to download the Covid-19 certificate. It is a very easy process and won’t take much of your time. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.
Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Download from Aarogya Setu App:
Step 1: Download or update the Aarogya Setu app’s latest version.
Step 2: Launch the application and tap on the CoWin pane.
Step 3: Now tap on the vaccination certificate option, and hit the “Get Certificate” button after entering your beneficiary ID.
Note: The beneficiary ID is provided at the time of registration of vaccination.
Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Download from CoWin Website:
Step 1: Launch any web browser and visit the CoWin website by clicking here.
Step 2: Enter your beneficiary reference ID, and hit the search button.
Step 3: Download your certificate.
Moreover, you can also download the CoWin app and get your certificate on the go. To download it by just simply opening the app and then enter your beneficiary ID. Hit the search, and then download your certificate.
Note: CoWin app does not allow you to register for vaccination, but it allows you to download your vaccination certificate.