Who is eligible for a Covid-19 vaccination?

All adults over 16 are able to book in for a vaccination appointment through the National Booking System or by calling 119.

We advise everyone to book in for an appointment to reduce waiting times. You may need to queue for longer if you choose walk in, as sites may be busy. Appointments can be made using the National Booking Service.

12-15 year olds can now book in for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination on the National Booking System. They will be offered appointment dates from 12 weeks after their 1st dose.

Please remember to wear a mask or face covering when you visit a vaccination clinic.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe, effective and will save lives. They will give you the best protection against coronavirus and are now being offered to anyone over the age of 12.

Most people will be offered a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine or Moderna vaccine. This means your booster dose may be different from the vaccines you had for your 1st and 2nd doses. Some people may be offered a booster dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine if they cannot have the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.

See below to find out more about your eligibility.

FAQ’s can be found here.

People currently eligible for a first vaccination, second jab or booster can make an appointment using the National Booking Service – the website also lists who can receive them. Alternatively, call 119.

People can walk in at numerous sites in south west London – more details here.


Eligible for two doses of the covid-19 vaccine.

You will be offered two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

12-15 year olds can now book in for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination on the National Booking System. They will be offered appointment dates from 12 weeks after their 1st dose.

Across South West London, vaccinations for 12-15 year olds have been taking place in schools consistent with other school based vaccination programmes. Additionally, 12-15 year olds can now be vaccinated at vaccination centres across South West London by walking in or booking an appointment using the National Booking system

You can walk-in or book via the national booking system. Book or manage a 1st or 2nd dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Please check the website to find out specific clinic details: https://swlondonccg.nhs.uk/covid/where-can-you-get-vaccinated/vaccination-walk-in-clinics/.

Eligible for a first, second and booster dose of the covid-19 vaccine. Second dose is being offered 12 weeks after the first dose or 12 weeks following a positive Covid-19 test result – whichever is the sooner

You can walk-in or book via the national booking system. Book or manage a 1st or 2nd dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk). Please note that second doses for 16-17 year olds are only available from 22nd November onwards.

Please check the website to find out specific clinic details: https://swlondonccg.nhs.uk/covid/where-can-you-get-vaccinated/vaccination-walk-in-clinics/.

Eligible for your first, second and third dose of the covid-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 can make anyone seriously ill. But for some people, the risk is higher.

There are a range of factors used to identify people who are at higher risk, including existing health conditions, age, ethnicity, homelessness, deprivation and body mass index.

If you’re not sure if you’re at high risk, visit nhs.uk to read more. If you’re at high risk you can book an appointment to be vaccinated.

Read more about how to book an appointment

Eligible for your first, second and third dose of the covid-19 vaccine and booster vaccination.

Booster vaccination will be delivered 8 weeks after your third dose.

COVID-19 can make anyone seriously ill. But for some people, the risk is higher.

There are a range of factors used to identify people who are at higher risk, including existing health conditions, age, ethnicity, homelessness, deprivation and body mass index.

If you’re not sure if you’re at high risk, visit nhs.uk to read more. If you’re at high risk you can book an appointment to be vaccinated.

Read more about how to book an appointment

Eligible for first dose, second dose and booster vaccination.

someone who is more likely to get infections may include someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis.

Eligible for your first, second and third dose of the covid-19 vaccine and booster vaccination.

The most common vaccines in use in the UK include AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNtech. Most people can have any of the Covid-19 vaccines but some people are only offered certain vaccines.

If you’re pregnant or under 40 you will usually be offered appointments for the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines.

You do not need to wait to be called and can book an appointment via the national booking system or walk in to one of our clinics in south west London.

Book or manage a 1st or 2nd dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Please check the website to find out specific clinic details: https://swlondonccg.nhs.uk/covid/where-can-you-get-vaccinated/vaccination-walk-in-clinics/.

We advise everyone to book in for an appointment to reduce waiting times. You may need to queue for longer if you choose walk in, as sites may be busy. Appointments can be made using the National Booking Service.

Please remember to wear a mask or face covering when you visit a vaccination clinic.

Housebound individuals who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine will be contacted by their local NHS service such as a GP or hospital.

During the visit patients should wear a face covering unless they cannot do so for a health or disability reason.  Vaccinators wear PPE and will have carried out a twice-weekly lateral flow test. All health and care staff are encouraged to have the vaccine themselves.

If you or a family member is housebound and eligible for the vaccine, and you haven’t been contacted about a home visit, please call your GP.

Eligible for first and second dose and booster vaccinations.

Booster vaccines will only be offered if you had your 2nd dose 3 months (91 days) ago or more. You do not need to wait to be called and can book an appointment via the National Booking Service or walk in to one of our clinics in south west London.

Most people will be offered a booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine or Moderna vaccine. This means your booster dose may be different from the vaccines you had for your 1st and 2nd doses. Some people may be offered a booster dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine if they cannot have the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.

Book or manage a 1st 2nd or booster dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Please check the website to find out specific clinic details: https://swlondonccg.nhs.uk/covid/where-can-you-get-vaccinated/vaccination-walk-in-clinics/.

Individuals who are immunosuppressed are eligible for a first, second and third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and a Booster vaccination.

If you are immunosuppressed you should have received a letter from either your GP, Consultant or the National Booking System. You can walk into any of our walk-in locations with the letter to receive your 3rd vaccination.

If you or a family member are immunosuppressed and haven’t received a letter about a vaccination, please contact your GP or hospital consultant.

During the visit patients should wear a face covering unless they cannot do so for a health or disability reason. Vaccinators wear PPE and will have carried out a twice-weekly lateral flow test. All health and care staff are encouraged to have the vaccine themselves.

Those living in care homes in England are eligible for their first dose, second dose and booster vaccinations. Residents will be visited by local GP teams to deliver the vaccine.  

From 11th November 2021, government guidance states that anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus. 16 September 2021 is the last date for care home workers to get their first dose to ensure that they are fully vaccinated by the time regulations come into force. You can read the government guidance here or find the easy read version.

Eligible for first dose, second dose and booster vaccinations.

From 11th November 2021, government guidance states that anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus. 16 September 2021 is the last date for care home workers to get their first dose to ensure that they are fully vaccinated by the time regulations come into force. You can read the government guidance here or find the easy read version at covid-19 vaccination of people working or volunteering in care homes easy read.

The Department of Health and Social Care have advised that on a temporary basis, care home workers who are exempt from the COVID-19 Vaccination will need to sign a form to share with their employer as proof of their exemption status. Access the self-certification form here.

Once the NHS covid pass system is launched, care home workers will be able to apply for a formal medical exemption.

Some examples of medical exemption could include individuals receiving hospital care or medication that interacts with the vaccination, allergy to an ingredient in the vaccines or an adverse reaction to their first dose, individuals with a learning disability, autism or an impairment that results in vaccination or testing being distressing and also individuals who are pregnant – can certify for a time limited exemption. You can access further information including the self-certification form here.

Eligible for first dose, second dose and booster vaccinations.

You can receive your vaccinations by walking into selected sites or booking via the National Booking Service

Find out about the vaccination rollout in your area

Find out more about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in your borough: