How to Download a COVID Vaccination Certificate from CoWIN App using Your Mobile Number?

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Steps to Download Vaccination Certificate from CoWIN App

The havoc of Covid-19 has caused much upheaval in our lives in the last couple of years. The virus took many lives and made many people helpless. It also caused financial crisis for many people in terms of hospitalization and health costs. But the good thing is that the vaccine against the virus has already reached all over India for everyone above the age of 18 years.

Currently, there are two different companies offering the vaccine in India, they are namely:

  • Covaxin offered by Bharat Biotech, and 
  • Covishield offered by Serum Institute

Individuals willing to get the vaccination done must register for the vaccine first. The registration for the vaccination is available with different online apps including Arogya Setu App, Umang App and CoWIN App.

In this blog, we are discussing about the process of CoWIN certificate download by mobile number that you receive after getting your vaccination done for Covid-19. This certificate is issued by the government of India via the online CoWIN app.

Let us first understand about the Covid-19 vaccination certificate and its need.

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About CoWIN Vaccination Certificate?

There are two doses of vaccination available against Covid-19 virus. Every individual availing the first dose of the vaccine receives a certificate. The certificate is a confirmation note that your initial dose of the vaccine offered by any of two brands – Covishield or Covaxin – has been successfully done. Once you have already taken the first dose, you are expected to take the second dose of vaccination in due course of time. The certificate of the vaccine include details of all the basic information about the vaccinated person, such as name of the person, age and gender of the person, the name of the vaccine, the date of the initial dose of the vaccine as well as the due date of the next dose of the vaccine, among others. In case the person getting the initial dose of the vaccine has any co-morbidities, it must be mentioned at the time of taking the vaccine so that necessary measures can be carried.

Before  getting on to the details of CoWIN vaccine certificate download by mobile number, let us understand the importance of having a CoWIN Certificate.

Why a CoWIN Certificate is important?

A CoWIN certificate is important because it is required is many ways. Everyone getting the first dose of the vaccination should obtain the certificate.  This certificate has to be shown at the time of getting the second dose of the vaccine. Also, since it contains the information about your first dose, so you can use the details to remember the date of the second dose.

Downloading CoWIN Certificate via Arogya Setu App and CoWIN Website

Process to download the CoWIN Certificate via your Mobile Number

Here’s what you need to know about how to download CoWIN certificate: 

The process to download certificate of CoWIN Vaccination is easy and can be done using your mobile phone. For this, you either need to download the app of Arogya Setu  or you can use the app of CoWIN or go to the official website of CoWIN at (https://www.cowin.gov.in/home).

Process to download the CoWIN Certificate via Arogya Setu App

Here are the steps to follow to download the CoWIN Certificate using Arogya Setu App:

  • On your mobile phone, open the app of Arogya Setu
  • For this, you can either download the app by using AppleStore (for iPhone) or Google Playstore
  • Now you can use your registered mobile number to sign in to the app
  • You can see the CoWIN tab at the top of the page and click on it.
  • Now, select the option to get Vaccination Certificate
  • Next, you may submit the reference ID consisting of 13-digits
  • Finally opt for the download the certificate option

Process to download the CoWIN Certificate via the CoWIN Website

Here are the steps to follow to download the CoWIN Certificate using CoWIN Website:

  • Go to the official website of CoWIN.
  • Log in to the website using the phone number registered with the app.
  • An One Time Password (OTP) will appear on your phone number
  • You can sign in to the app using the OTP received
  • Now look for the ‘certificate’ tab on the page that you can see in front of you.
  • If you have administered the first dose of the vaccine, you will see the tab of certificate.
  • Finally, you need to download the certificate by clicking on the download tab
  • You will receive your CoWIN certificate.

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To Conclude

It is important to get the CoWIN certificate by downloading it as soon as you get vaccinated for your first dose. Moreover, make sure to get the second dose of the vaccination on the administered date of the vaccine as mentioned in the certificate. Your CoWIN certificate serve as an evidence that you have received the initial dose of the vaccine. Also, it helps at the time of getting the second dose.

However, it is important to note that you must use the same phone number at the time of downloading the certificate that you have used at the time of registering for the vaccination. Further, similar to the process of downloading CoWIN certificate, you can get the Covishield Certificate Download Online by Mobile Number.

Completing both the doses of vaccination against Covid-19 is very important to ensure your good health as well as the health of your near and dear ones. If someone misses on getting the vaccination administered by missing the registration process, it might put the lives of everyone in the family, especially the small children and the elderly people at risk.

So, ensure to get registered soon and get the vaccination done for both the doses to give a tough fight against Covid-19.

Also Read: How to Download COVID Vaccination Certificate Online from CoWIN?

FAQs on COVID Vaccination Certificate Download from CoWIN App using Your Mobile Number

What is a COVID-19 vaccination certificate?

A COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (CVC) is an official document issued by the government of India to offer an assurance to the recipient on the details of the vaccination, its type etc. Thus, the certificate is a confirmation note that your dose of the vaccine offered by any of two brands - Covishield or Covaxin - has been successfully done.
There are two doses of vaccination available against Covid-19 virus. Every individual availing the first dose of the vaccine receives a certificate. Once you have already taken the first dose, you are expected to take the second dose of vaccination in due course of time. The certificate of the vaccine include details of all the basic information about the vaccinated person, such as name of the person, age and gender of the person, the name of the vaccine, the date of the initial dose of the vaccine as well as the due date of the next dose of the vaccine, among others. In case the person getting the initial dose of the vaccine has any co-morbidities, it must be mentioned at the time of taking the vaccine so that necessary measures can be carried.

How can I get digital copy of my COVID-19 vaccination card?

To get the digital copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card, you can download the CoWIN Certificate via your Mobile Number or you can also download it via Arogya Setu App. Another way to download the CoWIN Certificate is via the CoWIN Website. You can use of these ways to easily download the digital copy of the COVID-19 vaccination card.

What is the use of COVID-19 vaccine certificate?

A CoWIN certificate is important because it is required is many ways. Everyone getting the first dose of the vaccination should obtain the certificate. This certificate has to be shown at the time of getting the second dose of the vaccine. Also, since it contains the information about your first dose, so you can use the details to remember the date of the second dose. Further, the certificates of both the doses are needed as proof that you are vaccinated to be shown at different places like airports, malls and so on.

How to download COVID Vaccination certificate by mobile number?

Below is the process to download CoWIN certificate by mobile number:
The process to download certificate of CoWIN Vaccination is easy and can be done using your mobile phone. For this, you either need to download the app of Arogya Setu or you can use the app of CoWIN or go to the official website of CoWIN at (https://www.cowin.gov.in/home).
Here are the steps to follow to download the CoWIN Certificate using Arogya Setu App:
On your mobile phone, open the app of Arogya Setu
For this, you can either download the app by using AppleStore (for iPhone) or Google Playstore
Now you can use your registered mobile number to sign in to the app
You can see the CoWIN tab at the top of the page and click on it.
Now, select the option to get Vaccination Certificate
Next, you may submit the reference ID consisting of 13-digits
Finally opt for the download the certificate option

How to download the CoWIN Certificate via Arogya Setu App?

Below are the steps to follow to download the CoWIN Certificate using Arogya Setu App:
On your mobile phone, open the app of Arogya Setu
For this, you can either download the app by using AppleStore (for iPhone) or Google Playstore
Now you can use your registered mobile number to sign in to the app
You can see the CoWIN tab at the top of the page and click on it.
Now, select the option to get Vaccination Certificate
Next, you may submit the reference ID consisting of 13-digits
Finally opt for the download the certificate option

How to download the CoWIN Certificate via the CoWIN Website?

Here are the steps to follow:
Go to the official website of CoWIN.
Log in to the website using the phone number registered with the app.
An One Time Password (OTP) will appear on your phone number
You can sign in to the app using the OTP received
Now look for the 'certificate' tab on the page that you can see in front of you.
If you have administered the first dose of the vaccine, you will see the tab of certificate.
Finally, you need to download the certificate by clicking on the download tab
You will receive your CoWIN certificate.

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