CoWin To Allow Download Of International Vaccination Certificate; Here’s How It Will Benefit Travellers

CoWin International Vaccination Certificate
by Suchismita Pal
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The CoWin portal has introduced a new section called the “International Travel Certificate” to let people travelling abroad download international vaccination certificates. The feature went live on September 30, 2021. The international vaccine certificate will have the traveller’s date of birth, vaccine name, vaccine type, number of doses, dates of doses and vaccine batch numbers. These vaccine certificates aim to ensure easy and quarantine-free international travel for Indians.

CoWin International Vaccination Certificate

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Download WHO-Complaint International Vaccine Certificate From CoWin

People aiming to travel abroad can download international vaccine certificates that are compliant with the guidelines of the World Health Organisation. RS Sharma, CEO at National Health Authority shared a tweet on the international vaccine certificate, stating, “Building a world-class digital platform for vaccination, we have ensured CoWIN certification is compliant with the WHO-DDCC:VS data dictionary. Now, international travellers can download an international version of their certificate that reflects their date of birth from CoWIN.” However, it must be noted that fully vaccinated Indian travellers still need to undergo a 10-day quarantine in the UK, as per the country’s rules.

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How To Download The Certificate?

To download the certificate, follow the steps below:

  • Login to the CoWin portal with your registered mobile number by entering the One Time Password.
  • Click on Download International Certificate.

The certificate will have all the necessary details like date of birth, type of vaccine, number of doses, batch number of vaccine, etc. According to a Times of India report, Sharma has said that if there are specific requirements in the vaccine certificates by certain countries, those feathers will also be incorporated as per the advice from The Ministry of External Affairs. Meanwhile, here is a list of 6 European Countries That Are Issuing Tourist Visa For Indians Right Now!

 

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