New Directives on 2nd Dose of Covisheild, for International Travel

Special Dispensation for :

  • Students who have to undertake foreign travel for the purposes of Education
  • Persons who have to take up Jobs in foreign countries
  • Athlete’s, Sportsperson’s & Accompanying staff of Indian Contingent attending International Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo

Second Dose of covishield can be taken after 28 days has elapsed after First Dose

Vaccination may be availed in such cases through Passport as an ID Document

This facility shall be available to those who need to undertake International Travel in the Period upto 31st August, 2021

The Period for COVAXIN has remained the same i.e. 4-6 weeks and no need for any special dispensation for 2nd Dose.

IN HOW MANY DAYS WILL THE VACCINATION CREATE AN ADEQUATE IMMUNE
RESPONSE AND PROTECTION?
Adequate Immune response takes 2-3 weeks after completion of entire
vaccination schedule i.e., after the second dose of COVISHIELD and COVAXIN.