How to register for the Covid-19 vaccine & get a certificate online?

    People over the age of 45 now in India can be immunized for Covid-19. From the registration process to being vaccinated the whole vaccination drive in India is regulated digitally. The method for registering for Covid-19 vaccines online, making an appointment, and downloading the certificate is comprehensive step by step. This is the procedure.

    How to register for the Covid-19 vaccine & get a certificate online?

    What is required for Covid-19 online immunization registration?

    No Covid-19 vaccine app is available. You would like to use a PC on your mobile, like Google Chrome or Safari, that works internet or any web browser. You need a cell phone number and evidence of photo IDs such as an Aadhaar card, driving permit, etc.

    How to sign up: To register on your mobile phone visit the CoWIN website?

    Login to the website “” to register for Covid-19 vaccines. Enter your mobile number to be checked via SMS by OTP. To complete the registration process, click on the ‘Verify’ button.

    How to validate the CoWIN vaccine registration?

    A new ‘Vaccination Registration’ page will appear after registration on the CoWIN site. Input information such as photo ID, Photo ID Proof number, name, date of birth, sex, and more. Click Register. Details of vaccination are obtained via an SMS. Verify the information correctly. When you register for the vaccine, you will receive a Beneficiary Reference ID, save this ID.

    You can add three more people to Covid-19 simultaneously with the same Mobile Number

    On the CoWIN website, you can add 3 more individuals to the same account. To do so, on the bottom right of the Account Details page click on the ‘Add More’ button. To register other people for vaccination, you may need to enter similar information.

    How to find the nearest Covid-19 vaccination centre

    On any web browser, visit Scroll down and you will see a Map and dialogue box that reads ‘Enter place/address/eLoc’. Enter location details and hit the Go button.

    ​How to schedule an appointment online for the Covid-19 vaccine

    You can schedule an Appointment from the Account Details page on the CoWIN website. Click on the Calendar icon placed in front of each registered user or directly click on the Schedule Appointment button. You will get redirected to Book Appointment for Vaccination page. On this page, search the vaccination center of choice by State, District, Block, and Pin code.

    Click on the Center name and it will show available slots (date and capacity). Then click on the Book button and after that, a new ‘Appointment Confirmation page will appear. Check all the details properly and click the Confirm button.

    After you have got the Covid-19 vaccine, you can download the vaccination certificate online

    You can only download the vaccination certificate after you have got the first vaccine shot. The certificate will contain Name, date of birth, Beneficiary Reference ID, Photo ID, vaccine name, hospital name, date, and other details. Note that Beneficiary Reference ID is very important for getting the certificate.

    Where can you download the Covid-19 vaccination certificate?

    You can download the vaccination certificate from the Co-WIN portal ( or the Aarogya Setu app or through Digi-Locker. You may do so by using the mobile number used at the time of registration.

    How to download the Covid-19 vaccine certificate from the Aarogya Setu app?

    Use the same mobile number on the Aarogya Setu app that was used during vaccine registration. Make sure you get the latest version of the Aarogya Setu app. Open the app and tap on the Cowin tab. Tap on the Vaccination Certificate option. Enter your Beneficiary Reference ID and tap on the ‘Get Certificate’ button.

    How to download the Covid-19 vaccine certificate using the Cowin website?

    Visit the ‘’ website using any web browser. Enter Beneficiary Reference ID and click the Search button to download the certificate.

    How to register for the Covid-19 vaccine & get a certificate online?

    Rajat Singh
    Rajat Singh is the Editor-in-chief at Bioinformatics India, he is a Master's in Bioinformatics and validates all the data present on this website. Independent of his academic qualifications he is a marketing geek and loves to explore trends in SEO, Keyword research, Web design & UI/UX improvement.

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