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Tell the NHS about coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations you've had abroad

This service enables you to book an appointment to show evidence for any coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations received outside of England.

This is so the NHS can securely update the vaccination record. This can take up to 10 working days.

Who can use this service

You can use this service if you or your child are aged 5 years old or over and have an NHS number.

You or your child also must have received one of these vaccines outside of England:

  • Oxford/AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)
  • Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty)
  • Johnson & Johnson (Janssen)
  • Moderna (Spikevax)
  • Institute of India (Covishield)
  • Bharat Biotech (Covaxin)
  • SinoVac (CoronaVac)
  • Beijing Institute of Biological Products (Sinopharm BIBP)

Sinopharm vaccine

If you received a Sinopharm vaccine, your evidence must show that it was manufactured by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products (BIBP). Other Sinopharm manufacturers are not accepted for this service.

About booking your appointment

We'll ask you some questions and offer an appointment for you to show evidence of any coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations you've had outside of England.

Booking for someone else

You can only 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.

If you book for someone:

  • aged 18 years old or over - they must attend the appointment
  • under 18 years old - they do not have to attend the appointment if you go instead of them

Children under 16 years old cannot attend an appointment on their own. They must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible person aged 18 years old or over.

Book an appointment to update your vaccination record

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

Page last reviewed: 14 April 2022
Next review due: 28 April 2022