How to register on Co-WIN 2.0 for COVID-19 vaccination? Know documents, app download and detailed process

India has prepared itself for the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination from 1st March. After frontline workers, this phase opens up to people above the age of 60 and individuals above 45 with co-morbidities.

The Union Health Ministry has announced that beneficiaries have to get themselves registered through the Co-WIN 2.0 portal.

Features of Co-WIN 2.0 –

  • The new version of the Co-WIN app includes an advance feature of a GPS-enabled setting.
  • Walk-in provision to register yourself for the vaccination. With this, people would be enabled to register themselves on the site.
  • People can make four appointments on the mobile phone.
  • No option for choosing the vaccine but the beneficiary can decide the date and center.

Steps to follow for registration on the Co-WIN 2.0 portal –

  1. Visit the official website of Co-WIN at cowin.gov.in.
  2. Enter your 10-digit mobile number or Aadhar number to register.
  3. Upon entering the number, an OTP will be sent which has to be submitted it.
  4. After registration, vaccination date and time can be scheduled.
  5. Following these steps, a Reference ID will be sent through which you can get your vaccination certificate.

Documents required for Co-WIN 2.0 registration –

  • For those above 45 with co-morbidities, they have to upload a medical certificate citing their co-morbid condition.
  • For those above 60, they have to carry their Aadhaar card or voter ID or a photo ID card for the vaccination process.

Price for vaccination –

  • Free of cost at government centers.
  • At private healthcare centers, people will have to pay a “pre-fixed charge.”

The vaccination drive will be organized across 10,000 government centers and at more than 20,000 private centers from 1st March.

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