Anybody aged 18 or over in the UK is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination for free, regardless of their nationality or immigration status.
While registration with a GP is encouraged to access the vaccine, international students can request to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments as an unregistered patient through a local GP practice. We encourage all students to register with a GP or you can book a vaccination appointments via the National Booking Service with your NHS number if you have previously received NHS treatment.
Received first vaccination dose overseas
If you received a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine overseas that is also available in the UK, you should receive the same vaccine for your second dose.
The following three vaccines are currently available in the UK:
If the vaccine you received for your first dose is not available in the UK, the most similar alternative should be offered. You should contact a GP to ensure you receive an appropriate vaccine for their second dose.