Book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Use this service to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment for your:

Getting your second booster dose

You can book an appointment up to 7 days in advance.

Book an appointment for a second booster dose now if you are:

Appointments will be available from:

  • Monday, 22 August if you are 55 or older
  • Monday, 29 August if you are 50 or older

Second boosters will be offered soon to people aged 12 and older with a health condition that puts you at high risk of serious illness from COVID-19.

Read about the next groups to be offered a second booster dose

How long to wait

Wait at least 4 months since getting your last COVID-19 vaccine.

If you had COVID-19, wait at least 4 months since you tested positive or from when your symptoms started.

Getting your first booster dose

Some people have not had their first booster dose yet. If you haven't already, you can book an appointment for your first booster if you are 12 years or older.

12 to 15 year olds must attend their booster appointment with a parent or legal guardian. A parent or legal guardian will need to give consent for their child's vaccination.

Wait at least 4 months since getting your last COVID-19 vaccine.

If you had COVID-19, wait at least 4 months since you tested positive or from when your symptoms started.

Getting dose 1 or dose 2

To get your first round of COVID-19 vaccination, you must be age 5 or older.

There are separate vaccine clinics for:

  • people aged 12 and older
  • children aged 5 to 11

To book a dose 2 appointment, you need to wait at least:

  • 21 days after your first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine
  • 28 days after your first dose of the Moderna vaccine

If you recently had COVID-19, wait at least 4 weeks before getting your dose 1 or dose 2.

The wait is from when you first developed symptoms or the date of your positive COVID-19 test.

Booking for a child

Book the correct clinic for your child’s age group. The vaccines offered are different for young children.

For people under 16, a parent or legal guardian must book their appointment and give consent for their vaccination. Children also need to attend their appointment with an adult.

If your child recently turned 12, they should attend a clinic for people aged 12 and older. Do this even if they turned 12 after their first dose.

Things you need to book online

To book online, you need a:

Find out how to prepare and what you need to bring to your vaccination centre appointment

If you have problems booking online, phone HSELive on 1800 700 700.

We only collect the information we need to identify you, book your appointment, vaccinate you safely, record your vaccination and monitor the vaccination programme.

Walk-in vaccination clinics

You can also go to a walk-in vaccination clinic without an appointment.

Find a COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinic

Last updated: 15 August 2022 at 9.30am