CoWIN Covid-19 Vaccine Registration for Adults Over the Age of 18: A tweet on the official Twitter handle of “Aarogya Setu” confirmed that the registration process is now live on Cowin Portal Aarogya Setu App, and UMANG App for people aged 18 and up. It has been few days since the tweet and now the states are trying hard to get the younger population vaccinated. Vaccination centers especially for 18+ years old vaccination are being updated in the Cowin and Aarogya setu portal.
In a series of tweets, it was clarified that the number of appointments at state government and private centers depends on how many vaccination centers are ready for vaccination for those over the age of 18.
CoWIN Vaccine Registration for Adults Over the Age of 18 : Key Points
- According to the official Aarogya Setu handle, appointments for those aged 18 to 44 will be dependent on slots made available by private vaccination centers as well as the state government.
- The minimum age for each vaccination center is also shown alongside the center’s name. When the age shown is 18 or older, appointment slots are open.
- It does, however, state that more appointment slots will be available shortly. If no slots are currently open, beneficiaries must check back after some time to see if any have become available.
How to Check List of COVID Vaccination Centers along with Vaccine Availability
There is excitement among the young population to get vaccinated as soon as possible and stay immune from COVID 19. However, the vaccination process is not as fast as it should be. So, there are very limited slots available currently and very limited vaccination centers where vaccination drive for 18-44 has started. However, the states have received new batch of vaccine recently and very soon there will be vaccination centers list with full capacity.
If you also fall in the age group of 18-44, you must register yourself to get vaccinated. You need to book an appointment online and then visit the selected center to get a dose of the vaccine.
Booking an appointment is the easy part but finding the vaccination center with available slots is not. Let’s find out how can you check the list of available vaccination centers in your area :
here’s how all those above the age of 18 years can now register to get Covid-19 vaccination:
Finding Vaccination Centers with vaccine availability online
Total Time: 10 minutes
Self Register at Cowin Portal
Visit the Cowin Sef registration page. Then verify your mobile number with OTP to log in.
Provide asked details for Registration
Now, register yourself by providing asked information like Photo ID Proof, ID Number, Name, Year of Birth Etc.
Now, you need to schedule your vaccination by taking appointment at the available center.
Find the vaccination center
This is when you find the vaccination center. You can find it either by entering the area of your pin code or you can see the list of all available vaccination centers in your district by choosing that option
If you see any vaccination center nearby with vaccines available for 18+, click on it to proceed and confirm the appointment
Visit the Center & Get Vaccinated
Now, you need to visit the center on the given date and time and get vaccinated.
Same process can be followed on Aarogya Setu & Umang App to find the nearest center. No matter from which state, district you belong to, the process is same.
CoWIN Vaccine Registration Online for Above 18 Age: How to Register for COVID-19 vaccine online
Step 1 of the vaccination process is registration. Without registering and getting appointment confirmation, one can’t participate in the vaccination drive.
As the registrations are open for the third phase of the vaccination drive, users can now head over to either the CoWIN website or the Aarogya Setu and UMANG app for registration. Users can check the vaccination centers closest to them and sign up to get vaccinated by either Bharat Biotech-manufactured indigenous Covaxin, or by Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covishield – which is being manufactured in India by Serum Institute of India (SII). The list of available vaccination centers along with capacity and age group can also be checked online.
Find out How 18-44 Age Group people can Book a slot for vaccination on Aarogya Setu App
- Open the Aarogya Setu app and click on the CoWIN tab.
- Select the vaccination registration, and input your phone number, and submit to get an OTP.
- Insert the OTP and verify. This will navigate you to the page where registration for vaccination can be done.
- Follow the same steps as mentioned above for registering on the CoWIN platform.
All those getting vaccinated will need to take two vaccine shots — the second dose of Covaxin must be taken between 28 to 42 days of the first dose, while the second dose of Covishield vaccine must be taken between 28 to 56 days of the first dose.
COVID 19 Vaccination Centers for 18-44 – FAQs
Here are some common questions and their answers regarding vaccine availability and finding vaccine centers for 18 years plus:
There are no vaccination centers available nearby, what to do?
If you are 18+ and currently can’t find any vaccination center nearby offering vaccine, you must wait for few days. New stock is being delivered to states and soon the data will be uploaded on the portal, after which you will be able to find centers.
I have found a centre with very limited vaccine remaining, what’s the next step?
If you are lucky enough to find a center, don’t waste and single second. Book your appointment at that center and visit on the same day and time.
I have found a centre which is few hours away from my present location, shall i go?
During the COVID spread, it is not advisable to travel. Stay safe at your home. Very soon vaccine will be available at your nearest centre.
Last Updated on May 18, 2021 by Hindi Yojana Team