The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has approved of precautionary doses as required by the destination country, for these overseas travellers subject to a minimum period of 90 days between 2nd dose and the precaution dose
Presently, based on the recommendations by the domain subject experts the following beneficiaries who are fully vaccinated (with 2 doses) and have completed 9 months (39 weeks) after the 2nd dose, as per the records available on Co-WIN, are eligible to take precaution dose.
Health Care Workers (HCW)
Frontline Workers (FLW)
Citizens aged 60 years and more (birth year 1962 or earlier as recorded on CoWIN) – at any of Government or Private CVCs.
Citizens aged l8 years and more but less than 60 years (birth year 2004 or earlier till year 1963 as recorded on Co-WIN) – Only at any of Private CVCs on a payment basis. [t can be also availed at Govt. CVCs in selected States, based on respective State’s notification.
The precaution dose can be administered to such beneficiary less than 9 months to at a minimum interval of 3 months (90 days) from the date of administration of
the second dose as recorded on Co-WlN as per requirement of the destination country.
All CVCs in the State where precaution dose is being administered are eligible to administer precaution dose with reduced interval i.e. less than 9 months to
minimum interval of 3 months (90 days).
There is no need of uploading any documents on Co-WlN like visa, travel documents etc. claiming proof of undertaking intemational travel for availing this
The necessary provisions have been done on Co-WIN to enable updation of precaution dose so administered. Other provisions of vaccinations would remain