How to Correct Errors in COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate?

We recently make a post on how to download your covid-19 vaccine certificate using aarogya Setu app and cowin website.

A lot of you commented that there are some errors in a vaccine certificate and you would like to rectify them.

They may be some spelling mistakes in your name or your gender, date of birth on Aadhar card number has been wrongly entered.

This certificate is crucial document for both International and Domestic travel. it’s very important for you to get your information right.

In this very quickly explain it to you on how you can edit your vaccine certificate on cowin website.

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5 Things to Know Before Making Changes

  1. You can edit your vaccine certificate that it only on cowin website as of now as there is no feature on aarogya Setu app.
  2. You can edit your vaccine certificate only once and this changes cannot be reversed. so once you have made the changes you old certificate will be deleted and you will be issued a new one. Make sure you enter the right details this time because you won’t get another chance again.
  3. You can add it 2 things out of your name, gender, photo ID number and date of birth.
  4. You can edit your family members or friends vaccine certificate as well if you have used your number to register them.
  5. Lastly your changes will be visible only on the final certificate not on the professional one that is issued after the first dose.

How to Correct Your Details in Vaccine Certificate

Let’s see how you can edit your vaccine certificate on cowin website.

  • Open cowin.gov.in
  • Tap Register/Sign in yourself
  • Enter Mobile number that you used to register your vaccine & tap get OTP
  • Enter OTP > Tap verify and proceed
  • Tap raise an issue
  • Select member > Choose correction in certificate
  • Enter the correct information and tap continue
  • Make sure you read this information and tap submit and your changes will be done

12 thoughts on “How to Correct Errors in COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate?”

  1. I requested to edit my surname in vaccination certificate but I don’t find correction in that…..and also I lost the chance how can I change if anyone know please help

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    • There is a technical support phone number on the Cowin website. It’s different than “Help Line”. They are operating 24/7. Phone traffic is less after 6 PM. Be persistent and you’ll get through. They helped me with the same problem.

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      • Hi Richard ,

        Presently i stay in Netherlands and want to correct name in my International certificate .
        I tried first time ,unfortunately first name which i edited through cowin portal had one letter wrong .Hence tried second time to edit ,but portal is not allowing me to do that now ..
        Try to reach out indian helpline numbers but its not conncting from my international number at which i can call to any indian numbers but not the cowin help line number .
        Please suggest me what can be done here .International certificate required to get QR code here

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  2. In my Final Certificate for COVID-19 Vaccination My name has been wrongly mentioned as Chandrika Prasad Mohanty,in place of CHANDIKA PRASAD MOHANTY.
    As aproof my ID -PAN Card no.ACHPN9269Q.
    Beneficiary ReFerence ID-26446575428311
    Kindly rectify my Certificate.

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  3. In my Final vacation certificate, I lost my chance to edit my name, how can I make correction.
    In passport my name is Mohammad Firoz Ahmed, but in vaccine certificate is Md Firoz Ahmed, Can I travel with entire certificate, there is no way to change my name
    Please advice.

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    • There is a technical support phone number on the Cowin website. It’s different than “Help Line”. They are operating 24/7. Phone traffic is less after 6 PM. Be persistent and you’ll get through. They helped me with the same problem.

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  4. For First dose aadhar card was was identity proof and second time Pan card even registration number was different both the time hence both certificate showing partially vaccinated, pls adv how to correct it

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  5. My number has gone wrong in vaccination, I have even taken 2nd second, certificate did not come, please update my vaccination certificate on my number.

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