Covid-19 vaccine registration step-by-step guide: How those above 18 years can register themselves on CoWIN official website cowin.gov.in
Covid-19 vaccine registration step-by-step guide: In an attempt to make Covid-19 vaccine available for all, the central government on Monday announced the third phase of the vaccination drive and this time it is for all those above the age of 18 years. It starts from May 1, 2021.
This means every citizen above 18 years of age, regardless of comorbidities, will now be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. A liberalised and accelerated phase three strategy of COVID-19 vaccination drive decision was taken after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top doctors in the country.
The vaccines will be free of cost at all government-run Covid-19 centers, whereas private hospitals, can transparently declare a self-set cost for the vaccine.
Check out the steps to register on the CoWIN app for phase 3 vaccination for people above the age of 18 from May 1.
COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 3: How to Register
Visit the official website of CoWIN – cowin.gov.in
Enter your 10-digit mobile number or Aadhaar number
You will receive an OTP on the mobile number, enter it in the given space
Once registered, schedule your preferred date and time
Get your COVID-19 vaccination done.
You will get a Reference ID through which you get your vaccination certificate.
COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 3: Documents Required
You will need at least one of the following documents at the time of registration, along with a Photo ID
Health Insurance Smart Card issued under by 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
The central government, in its notification, said procurement, eligibility, administration of coronavirus vaccines is being made flexible. The order states, vaccine manufacturers would supply 50 per cent of their monthly Central Drugs Laboratory released doses to the central government and gave relaxation to supply the remaining 50 per cent doses to state governments and in the open market.
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