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Cowin Launched New Feature To Rectify Error On Your Vaccination Certificate

Error in name, gender, DOB, Identification document can be rectified only once per certificate

  • To make the process seamless, a special feature called ‘Raise an Issue’ has been added to CoWin platform
  • The certificate can only be edited once

If you have received your vaccination certificate but see an error on it, you will now be able to correct it through the CoWin portal.

To make the process seamless, a special feature called ‘Raise an Issue’ has been added to CoWin platform, said the Union health ministry.

Users can sign in to make corrections to their name, year of birth and gender on the Covid vaccination certificates, if there are inadvertent errors. For this, users will have to visit www.cowin.gov.in and ‘Raise an Issue’.

“New citizen-friendly feature on CoWin. Now correct the errors in the vaccination certificate yourself,” tweeted Vikash Sheel, additional secretary at the Ministry of health and family welfare.

How to rectify errors?

Step 1. Go to www.cowin.gov.in

Step 2. Sign in by entering your 10-digit mobile number.

Step 3. Enter the 6-digit OTP that you received on your phone.

Step 4. Click on Verify & Proceed.

Step 5. Go to Account Details.

Step 6. If you are vaccinated, you will see a “Raise an Issue” button. and Click on it.

Step 7. The portal will ask you “What’s the issue?” Under “Correction in certificate”, click on the error that you want to be corrected.

After this, a user can update their information. They will able to get an error-free certificate after the verification of their details.

However, you can be edit the certificate only once.

The CoWin vaccination certificates are used at the time of travel and it will helps in the access of several other premises.

Status of vaccination

Earlier, the government had additionally permitted people who are vaccinated to update their status voluntarily on the Aarogya Setu app through a self-assessment process.

Those who have got a single dose of the vaccine will get a single blue border with vaccination status on their home screen alongside the Aarogya Setu logo with a single tick.

A ‘Blue Shield’ with a double tick will appear on the app for those who are fully vaccinated, after 14 days of the second dose. This double tick shows up after verification of vaccination status from the CoWin portal.

Vaccination status can be updated through the mobile number used for CoWin registration.