You can register on the Department of Health Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS):

  • USSD: It’s free! Dial *134*832#
  • Register on WhatsApp: Send the word REGISTER to 060 012 3456
  • Register online: Go to https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za
  • By phone: It’s free! Call 0800 029 999

PLEASE NOTE: If you have access to the Internet, you can now choose when and where to get vaccinated:

  • Once you are registered, you can choose when and where to get vaccinated or change your vaccination appointment.
  • Go to https://vaccine.booking.health.gov.za
  • Make sure you have the ID, non-RSA Passport number or Asylum Seeker/Refugee Number you used to register.
  • You will need to be able to receive a one-time pin (OTP SMS) on the cellphone number you used when you registered.

To register on USSD

  • You can use any cell phone.
  • USSD registration is free on all networks.
  • Dial *134*832# or if you are an SA citizen you can skip some questions by dialling *134*832* followed by your ID number (with no spaces) and then #. (For example *134*832*6101012222082#)
  • You will be asked a number of questions. Answer each question by replying with the number of the option you have chosen, or you can type an answer when asked to do so. Follow the instructions carefully.
  • When you are finished, you will get a confirmation message that tells you that you are registered.
  • Once registered, even if you do not receive this SMS, you can go to any vaccination site and vaccinate.

To register on WhatsApp

  • You need a cell phone with WhatsApp installed.
  • Click on this link http://wa.me/27600123456?text=register  or send a message with the word REGISTER to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.
  • You will receive a message explaining how registration works. Answer the questions by replying with the number next to the appropriate option for you or you can type an answer when asked to do so. Follow the instructions carefully.
  • When you are finished, you will get a confirmation message that tells you that you are registered.
  • Once registered, even if you do not receive this SMS, you can go to any vaccination site and vaccinate.

To register on the website

  • First make sure you have internet access.
  • You will need a smartphone, a tablet or a computer.
  • Go to https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za
  • The welcome screen will tell you what to do next.
  • Follow the instructions. Put in all the details the system asks for.
  • When you are finished the system will send an SMS to the phone number you provided. This SMS will tell you that you are registered.
  • Once registered, even if you do not receive this SMS, you can go to any vaccination site and vaccinate.