MySejahtera: You can now register for COVID-19 vaccine with latest update

[ UPDATE 23/02/2021 16:00 ]: The COVID-19 vaccine registration update is also available for Android users. You can update it now on the Google Play Store and the Huawei App Gallery.

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The COVID-19 vaccines have arrived and everyone in Malaysia can soon register to get vaccinated starting from 1st March 2021. Among the 5 ways to register, MySejahtera is the easiest way and you can get it done within a few minutes. You can download the app on Google Play Store, Apple App Store and Huawei AppGallery.

The MySejahtera app has been updated (version number 1.0.28) with a new section for vaccine registration. It’s available now for all three platforms – Apple AppStore, Google PlayStore and Huawei AppGallery.

After updating the app, you should find a COVID-19 vaccination button on the home screen of MySejahtera. When you tap on it, you can view and update your profile to ensure that your name, IC or Passport details and phone number is correct.

Once verified, you can proceed to enroll for the vaccination. Take note that Phase 1 which begins tomorrow, 24th February is only for frontliners at the moment. However, you can continue to proceed with the registration process and you’ll be notified when the next phase begins.

To register, you’ll need to answer 4 questions which include your interest to be vaccinated, if you have any comorbidities, whether you’re a registered as a person with disabilities (OKU) and your current home address. The app recommends that you enable notifications so that you can receive alerts on your vaccination status.

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To recap, the first phase will cover 500,000 frontliners from February to April 2021. Phase 2 will run from April to August 2021 and it will cover 9.4 million people which include senior citizens (60 years and above), high-risk group with chronic diseases and people with disabilities.

For the remaining individuals, Phase 3 will start from May 2021 until February 2022 which will cover 13.7 million people. This will include all adult population aged 18 years and above. All citizens and non-citizens are included and the vaccination is offered for free.

For more information on the national COVID-19 immunisation program, you can visit the official website.

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