Information and Communication Technologies Agency (ICTA) announces online portal https://vaccine.covid19.gov.lk will accept vaccination appointments for people over 20 years of age in the Western Province starting on the 6the September 2021.
This initiative was launched in close collaboration with the National Operations Center for the Prevention of the COVID-19 Epidemic (NOCPCO), the Ministry of Health, the Office of Provincial Directors of Health Services of the Province of West, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) and mobile operators; Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLTMobitel), Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka and Airtel Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
Applicable vaccine ages:
- Colombo – 20 to 30 years old
- Gampaha & Kaluthara – 20 years and over.
Eligible citizens can make an appointment online at https://vaccine.covid19.gov.lk or by SMS.
To register by SMS, the following commands can be entered (without quotes) and sent to 1906
Step 1: Send “districts” – to receive a list of district codes where active vaccinations are performed
2nd step: Send your district code, for example “COL” to receive a list of active area codes from the Department of Health
Step 3: Send the code for your MOH zone, for example “COL2” to receive a list of active vaccination center codes
Step 4: To sign up for your 1st dose of Immunization, please send a message in the format below.
Upon successful registration, they will receive a system-generated referral code. One can go to the respective vaccination center at the given time and submit the referral to the vaccination center.