Book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

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

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

Getting your second booster dose

You can book your second booster dose now if you are:

If you have not already had your second booster, you can still get one if you are:

These groups will be offered a third booster soon.

How long to wait before getting a booster

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

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.

5 to 11 with a weak immune system

You will be contacted with an appointment for your child if they are age 5 to 11 with a weak immune system. You do not need to book an appointment.

If you need to reschedule, you can book a COVID-19 booster appointment for a different time.

How long to wait before getting a booster

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 dose 1 or dose 2

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

To book a dose 2 appointment, 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 had COVID-19, wait at least 4 weeks since you tested positive or from when your symptoms started.

Booking for a child

There are separate vaccine clinics for:

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

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 age 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:

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: 5 September 2022 at 3pm