How to download and store your COVID-19 Vaccine Card on mobile in simple steps

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The rise in the cases of the COVID-19 disease has become a matter of concern across the world. The new cluster of COVID-19 cases is said to be accompanied by the spread of the highly infectious Omicron variant. While travel restrictions have been put in place in various parts to contain the spread, reports are suggesting that airplane passengers are at greater risk of being contaminated with the new variant.

But with the New Year approaching at the door, many people are planning to go home safely without any hassle. Many airlines are asking for proof of vaccination to board the ship. While RT-PCR reports are taken as an option for travel purposes, carrying a physical copy of any of these documents can be difficult at times. A digital copy avoids such trouble. And if you are planning to fly or take a business trip to your native land, it is better to have a digital proof than to lose the physical vaccine card. If you haven’t done it yet, here’s a simple guide to help you out.

How to Download a Digital Copy of Your Vaccine Certificate

via Coin website

The most convenient way to get your vaccine certificate is to use the government-backed Coinage website.

  • Visit the CoWin website or copy this link https://www.cowin.gov.in/

Click on the Sign In / Register button

Next, sign in using your registered mobile number and then enter the one-time password or OTP that you will receive.

-After logging in, you will get a certificate tab under your name.

Click on the download button and then you will get a soft copy of your vaccination certificate in your download folder.

how to store vaccine certificate using digilocker

DigiLocker allows users to easily download and store vaccination certificates on their mobiles. DigiLocker is the government’s initiative towards digitization of documents and certificates. It’s clear, you need to have the app installed on your device first in order to download the certificate.

  • Sign up for a new account or enter your credentials if you already have one.

After logging in, tap on the search bar and type COVID-19

  • ‘Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate’ will appear in the search result, click on it and then tap on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare option. Then enter the Beneficiary ID which you will get from the Cowin website.

-Next, tap on ‘Get Document’ option which will then download your certificate and store it locally on your mobile phone.

keep screenshot

If finding the downloaded document on your mobile or on your cloud storage is cumbersome, the simplest trick you can use is to take a screenshot of the certificate, so that the next time you are asked to show the vaccine card, you Show screengrab easily. From the Screenshots folder.

How to download and store your COVID-19 vaccine card on mobile in simple steps This post first appeared on BGR India.

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