Traveling abroad? Here is how to link Covid-19 Vaccination certificate with passport | How-to

Traveling abroad? Here is how to link Covid-19 Vaccination certificate with passport

After Covid-19 pandemic, linking vaccination certificates to passports has become mandatory while traveling abroad. We explain here how to link Covid-19 Vaccination certificate with passport.

| Updated on: Jul 20 2022, 17:48 IST
(Representational image) Know how to link Covid-19 vaccination to passport
(Representational image) Know how to link Covid-19 vaccination to passport

After almost 2 years of Covid-19 pandemic, the world has finally started moving and traveling. However, there are a few things that are mandatory for traveling including the Covid-19 vaccination certificate. If you're not fully vaccinated, you won't be allowed to travel abroad. All countries have implemented their own rules regarding foreigners coming in and having a Covid-19 vaccination certificate linked to the passport is mandatory in all countries. Last month, the Central Government had issued new guidelines according to which linking Covid-19 vaccination certificate with a passport is mandatory for people going abroad for studies, jobs or participating in the Tokyo Olympic Games. The best part about this is you can do it from the comfort of your home. All you have to do is just visit the Cowin portal and get your vaccination certificate linked with passport. Check out the step-by-step process here

How to link passport with Covid-19 vaccination certificate

15 Minutes
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Step 1:

Visit the Cowin portal and register yourself on the CoWIN website. Fill in the passport details in the photo ID section and get vaccinated (both doses of the vaccinated. If you’re already vaccinated with a different registered photo ID, such as an Aadhaar Card, update your passport details. 

Step 2:

On the homepage tap on login and enter the registered login credentials. 

Step 3:

Next, tap on the ‘Account Details’ section, and click on ‘Raise Issue’.

Step 4:

Now,  select ‘Add Passport Details’ and enter the beneficiary's passport number.

Step 5:

Now, click on the "Submit Request". 

Your request to link your vaccination certificate with your passport will be submitted. You will be notified via a text message on the mobile number associated with your CoWIN account. You can visit the Cowin portal and under ‘Account Details' option go to ‘Certificate' of the beneficiary whose passport details have been updated. You download it.

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First Published Date: 20 Jul, 17:48 IST