Do you want to know how to correct details in COVID vaccine certificate? Here is the step by step guide.
If your COVID vaccine certificate has incorrect information, and you want to correct all those details in your certificate. Then this is a good news for you that centre has introduced a new feature named “Raise An Issue”. With the help of this feature you can easily correct the details in your COWIN certificate.
This feature allows beneficiaries like you to easily change/correct the details like name, gender, date of birth on your COWIN dashboard.
The COWIN certificate correction can be done by beneficiary online and there is no need to rush on the vaccination centre for that correction on your COWIN portal.
The Ministry of health and family welfare said that the certificate can only be edited once, so be carefully and be cautious while filling all those details and double-check your every detail after Correcting that.
Why COWIN Certificate Correction Is Important.
The COWIN certificate is turning out to be a crucial certificate in next few months. A mistake in the form of beneficiary name, gender, and date of birth, may be lead to the certain restrictions like domestic and international travel.
The Centre has issued some guidelines on allowing COWIN certificates to be linked with the passport number of the beneficiary if you go for international travel.
Additionally, the civil aviation ministry is considering doing away with the mandatory RT-PCR COVID test for domestic fliers who are fully vaccinated. And this will be the great Initiative by Ministry of civil aviation to control the cases of COVID.
Below are the steps to look on how to correct/ edit vaccine certificate:
Steps to correct /edit details in COVID vaccination certificate online
Open your browser and visit the COWIN portal at — https://www.cowin.gov.in/home to correct the details on your COWIN certificate.
STEP 1) Choose Register/ Signin yourself
STEP 2) Login with your registered mobile number that you have used for cowin registration.
STEP 3) Go to account details
STEP 4) If you are vaccinated, then you will see a “Raise an Issue” button. Just Click on it. Under correction in the certificate, choose the error that you need to get correct.
STEP 5) You can only change your name, gender, and date of birth year in the certificate.
Now, Update your COVID vaccine certificate with the correct information and then submit.
In this way your error free vaccine certificate should be updated in your account and will be ready to download on your device using CoWIN, Aarogya Setu, and Digilocker.
You can Comment below, if you face any problem while doing correction in your COWIN certificate.