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Covid-19 Vaccination For People Above 45; How To Register

Covid-19 Vaccination For People Above 45; How To Register On CoWin portal, Aarogya Setu


Centre to begin COVID-19 vaccination for people above 45. Amid a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre has eased the age limit for vaccination in the third phase. It will begin on April 1, 2021. The announcement was made on March 23 by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

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Citizens can register, book an appointment for vaccination, anytime and anywhere through the Co-WIN platform. Or they can do so from the Aarogya Setu app.

How to register for the Covid vaccine on the Co-WIN portal?

  • Log on to www.cowin.gov.in.
  • Enter your mobile number.
  • Get an OTP to create your account.
  • Enter the OTP and click on the “Verify” button.
  • You will be directed to the registration of the vaccination’ page.
  • Choose an option to choose one photo ID proof.
  • Fill in your name, age, gender and upload an identity document.
  • Click on the “Register” button.
  • Once the registration is completed; the system will show the “Account Details”.
  • A citizen can further add three more people linked with this mobile number by clicking on the “Add More” button.
  • There will be a button indicating ‘Schedule appointment’. Click on it.
  • Search a vaccination centre of choice by state, district, block and pin code.
  • Date and availability will also be displayed.
  • Click on the ‘book’ button.
  • On successful completion of booking, you will receive a message.
  • The confirmation details will have to be shown at the vaccination centre.
    Once the Appointment is fixed, it can be rescheduled at any later stage but before the vaccination appointment day.

How to register for the Covid vaccine via Aarogya Setu?

  • Download the Aarogya Setu app on your mobile phone.
  • On the Aarogya Setu app homepage, go to the ‘Co-WIN’ tab.
  • Under the Co-WIN icon, you can see four options – Vaccine Information, Vaccination, Vaccination Certificate, Vaccination Dashboard.
  • Tap on the “Vaccination” tab and then select the “Register Now” option.
  • Enter your mobile number and then click on “proceed to verify”.
  • Enter the OTP and again select “proceed to verify”.
  • Once the number verification is done, you will have to upload a photo ID card type (govt ID/voter ID card/Aadhaar, etc).
  • You need to enter your full name on it and fill in other details such as age, gender, year of birth.
  • You can register a maximum of 4 beneficiaries through the Aarogya Setu app.
  • On the following page, you will need to submit proof of eligibility.
  • You can also check for vaccination sites by state, district, block and pin code.
  • The date and availability will be displayed. Select the “book” option.
    Once registered successfully, you will receive an SMS with the appointment details

Citizens can also visit their nearest vaccination centre after 3 pm and get on-site registration done.

India has reported 72,330 new Covid-19 cases and 459 related deaths in the last 24 hours.  The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country has reached 1,22,21,665. There are 5,84,055 active cases in the nation as of now.

Also Read: Maharashtra Government Halves COVID-19 Testing Rates

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