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Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination

Use this service to book a 1st, 2nd, 3rd or booster dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine or manage an appointment.

Latest JCVI guidance

The NHS is working on plans to offer:

  • a booster dose to everyone aged 18 years old and over
  • a booster dose to people aged 16 years old and over with a severely weakened immune system
  • a 2nd dose to all children aged 12 to 15 years old who are not already eligible

Please note that this is not yet available.

We'll update this page once the service is updated. Please wait to be contacted by the NHS.

Who can use this service

You need to be registered with a GP surgery in England to use this service. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

Read more about the different types of dose and who can book them online:

1st dose information

You can use this service to book a 1st dose of the vaccine if you or your child are aged 12 years old or over.

If you or your child have had a positive COVID-19 test

If you or your child have had a positive COVID-19 test, you need to wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting a 1st dose if you're either:

If you or your child are under 18 years old and not at higher risk from COVID-19, you need to wait 12 weeks before getting a 1st dose after a positive COVID-19 test.

This starts from the date you had symptoms, or the date of the positive test if you did not have any symptoms. Please cancel and rebook your appointment for a later date if needed.

Information:

Advice for children aged 12 to 15 years old and their parents or guardians

A set of COVID-19 vaccination resources for children and young people are available on GOV.UK in a variety of languages, Braille and Easy Read. These resources are to help children, young people and their parents or guardians make a decision about whether to get vaccinated.

There's also a list of pre-screening questions on GOV.UK to help you and your child consider what is likely to be asked at your appointment. You do not need to complete this before you go.

Consent to treatment is an important part of the process. A consent form is available on GOV.UK to help you and your child discuss this decision, but you do not need to print or bring the form with you. Staff at the vaccination site will ask for consent before giving the vaccine.

2nd dose information

You can use this service to book a 2nd dose of the vaccine if you're aged 16 years old or over.

If you've already had a 1st dose somewhere else, such as at a walk-in site, you may need to wait 24 hours before you're able to book a 2nd dose using this service.

People aged 18 years old and over

If you're 18 years old or over and booking a 2nd dose using this service, you'll be offered appointments from 8 weeks after your 1st dose.

If you've had a positive COVID-19 test

If you're 18 years old or over and you've had a positive COVID-19 test, you need to wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting your 2nd dose.

This starts from the date you had symptoms, or the date of the positive test if you did not have any symptoms. Please cancel and rebook your appointment for a later date if needed.

Young people aged 16 and 17 years old

If you're 16 or 17 years old and booking a 2nd dose using this service, you'll be offered appointments from 12 weeks after your 1st dose.

If you're 16 or 17 years old, you can get a 2nd dose from 8 weeks after your 1st dose at a walk-in vaccination site if you either:

If you've had a positive COVID-19 test

If you're 16 or 17 years old and you've had a positive COVID-19 test, you need to either:

  • wait 12 weeks before getting a 2nd dose
  • wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting a 2nd dose if you're at high risk from COVID-19

This starts from the date you had symptoms, or the date of the positive test if you did not have any symptoms. Please cancel and rebook your appointment for a later date if needed.

Children aged 12 to 15 years old

Some children aged 12 to 15 years old are being offered 2 doses of the vaccine if either:

If your child is at high risk from COVID-19, they'll be sent a letter reminding them to have a 2nd dose around 8 weeks after their 1st dose. You can take this letter to a walk-in vaccination site from 8 weeks after the day they have their 1st dose. Please also check that the site is offering vaccines for your child's age group.

If your child lives with someone who is more likely to get infections, please contact their GP surgery about getting a 2nd dose.

If you think your child is eligible for a 2nd dose but you have not been contacted around 8 weeks after their 1st dose, please speak to their GP surgery.

If your child has had a positive COVID-19 test

If your child is eligible for a 2nd dose and they've had a positive COVID-19 test, they need to wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting their 2nd dose.

This starts from the date they had symptoms, or the date of the positive test if they did not have any symptoms. Please cancel and rebook their appointment for a later date if needed.

3rd dose information for people with a severely weakened immune system

You can use this service to book a 3rd dose of the vaccine if you're 18 years old or over and you're eligible for the 3rd dose for people with a severely weakened immune system.

If you're eligible for a 3rd dose, you should have received a letter from a GP or hospital doctor, inviting you to book a 3rd dose.

The 3rd dose is for people who had a severely weakened immune system when they received their 1st or 2nd dose. The vaccine may not have given them as much protection as it can for people who did not have a severely weakened immune system.

Important

You must have a letter from your GP or hospital doctor. If you do not bring the letter, you will not be able to receive a 3rd dose of the vaccine at your appointment.

If you have not received a letter but you think you're eligible for a 3rd dose, please contact your GP or hospital doctor.

If you or your child are under 18 years old

If you or your child are under 18 years old and eligible for a 3rd dose, you can take your letter to any walk-in vaccination site that is offering 3rd doses. Please also check that the site is offering vaccines for your or your child's age group.

If you've had a positive COVID-19 test

If you're eligible for a 3rd dose and you've had a positive COVID-19 test, you need to wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting a 3rd dose.

This starts from the date you had symptoms, or the date of the positive test if you did not have any symptoms. Please cancel and rebook your appointment for a later date if needed.

Booster dose information

You can use this service to pre-book a booster dose of the vaccine if it's been 2 months (61 days) since your 2nd dose and you're in one of these groups:

Information:

Although you can pre-book a booster dose from 2 months (61 days) after your 2nd dose, the appointment dates you'll be offered will be from 3 months (91 days) after your 2nd dose.

If you've had a positive COVID-19 test

If you're eligible for a booster dose and you've had a positive COVID-19 test, you need to wait 4 weeks (28 days) before getting a booster dose.

This starts from the date you had symptoms, or the date of the positive test if you did not have any symptoms. Please cancel and rebook your appointment for a later date if needed.

About booking your vaccine

We'll ask you some questions and offer a dose of the vaccine based on any previous doses you've had and the answers you give us.

If you have not had any doses of the vaccine yet and you're aged 16 years old or over, you'll be able to book both your 1st and 2nd dose appointments.

Information:

You can book for someone else, such as your child or someone you care for, if you have their consent. You'll need to enter their details when booking.

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Manage your appointment

If you already have an appointment booked, you can:

  • view your appointment
  • cancel or amend your appointment

We'll ask you some questions first, so we can find your booking.

Manage my appointment

About using this service

By using this service, you're agreeing to our terms of use and privacy policy.

You can use this service for someone else if they give you permission.

If you put someone's details in without their consent:

  • you'll be breaching the terms of use for this service
  • you may be committing a criminal offence

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