COVID-19 vaccination programme: patients without an NHS number and/or who are not registered with a GP

With the full opening of Cohort 12, every person in the UK over 18 years of age is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Person receiving vaccination
  • You do not need to be registered with a GP to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, and you do not need an NHS number to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
  • You do not need to provide ID to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, although (except for Janssen single dose) you will need to provide enough information to be contacted for your second dose. This does not mean a person has to give their full or legal name or address.
  • No one should be denied or turned away from any site or prevented from booking for these reasons.


You can take this letter with you to show that you are allowed to have a covid-19 vaccine. 

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