Vaccine registration on the CoWIN portal for children aged between 15 and 18 years began on January 1. The vaccine option for them would only be Covaxin, officials said on Monday as preparations are underway to start inoculating children against COVID-19 from January 3. The guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry specified that “all those whose birth year is 2007” or before, shall be eligible.
How to register for vaccination in CoWIN?
• The beneficiaries (aged 15-18 years) can register themselves online through an existing account on Co-WIN or by creating a new account through a unique mobile number.
• Students can register for vaccination on the portal using their student identity cards
• This facility is available for all eligible citizens presently.
• Beneficiaries can also be registered at the vaccination sites by the verifier or the vaccinator in the facilitated registration mode and appointments can be booked online or on-site (walk-in)