Department of Health;
Health Service Executive
Published on 19 April 2021
Last updated on 17 September 2021
COVID-19 vaccines will protect you from serious illness from COVID-19.
To get a free COVID-19 vaccine you can register for an appointment at a vaccination centre. You can also go to a walk-in clinic
without an appointment at certain times.
To get a vaccine appointment, you can:
Anyone aged 12 or older can now get a COVID-19 vaccine.
If you are aged 12 to 15, your parent or legal guardian will need to register you and give consent for your COVID-19 vaccine.
How to get a vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds
Read about deciding on vaccination for 12 to 15 year olds
If you are aged 16 or older, you can still register for your COVID-19 vaccine.
To get vaccinated without an appointment, you can also go to a walk-in vaccination clinic.
Read about things to know before getting your COVID-19 vaccine
Talk to your obstetrician, midwife or GP about the risks and benefits of getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
If you would like to get your vaccine after this, you can register online or go to a walk-in vaccination clinic.
Your maternity hospital or GP can also arrange your COVID-19 vaccine.
Read about how you will get your COVID-19 vaccine if you are pregnant
If you cannot leave home for medical reasons, your GP can refer you for a home vaccination.
Learn more about getting the COVID-19 vaccine
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