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Book a slot for your COVID-19 vaccine

Momentum Metropolitan supports the Government’s vaccine rollout plan. What you need to do:

COVID-19 vaccination rollout developments

Anyone aged 12 years and older can register on the EVDS portal and are eligible for their vaccines.

Healthcare workers can ensure that they are prioritised by clicking on the link to register:

COVID-19 vaccine availability

You cannot choose which vaccine you receive, as it depends on which vaccine is available at the time. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a single dose, and the Pfizer vaccine is a two-dose vaccine. When you go for your vaccine at your allocated vaccination centre, you’ll be informed which vaccine you’ll receive. You will also be notified whether you need a second dose and when to revisit the centre.

If you’ve already been vaccinated with the first Pfizer vaccine does, you’ll need to make a booking to receive your second dose after 42 days.

It’s important that you go for your vaccination at your scheduled appointment time. We would also like to encourage you to assist your family members who are eligible for the vaccine to register and go for their vaccination. We all need to work together to contribute to the success of the vaccination rollout, to lower the infection rates in South Africa. Get an injection of life today!

We’ve compiled a list of COVID-19-related FAQs which you can read for more information. Or you can call our vaccine site helpline on 031 574 3033 for general enquiries and sites questions.

How to register for the COVID-19 vaccine

Everybody, including individuals with private healthcare cover, needs to register on the Government’s EVDS before you receive your vaccine. Registering is easy and can be done in any one of the following ways:

EVDS Using any device with internet access, such as your cell phone or laptop, go to and follow the prompts to register for the vaccine.
WhatsApp Send the word REGISTER to 0600 123 456.
  • Follow the instructions and enter all the information that is requested.
  • You will need your identity number (South African identity number, passport number, asylum seeker number or refugee number).
  • Enter your location (home or work).
  • If you’re a member of a medical aid you will need your medical aid name and number.
SMS You can dial *134*832*IDNumber#. Or for no ID number, dial *134*832#. Free on all South African mobile networks.
Telephone Call the COVID-19 hotline on 0800 029 999.

Once you’ve registered on the EVDS system, you’ll receive an SMS confirming your registration. Depending on your eligibility in terms of the rollout programme, you’ll be issued with a vaccine code and information on when and where to go for your vaccination.

You can choose to ignore the EVDS booking and rather book a slot that is convenient for you at one of our vaccination centres.

Please note that you won’t be able to receive your vaccination without the vaccine code. The approach to vaccinations is a phased one and you’ll only be able to book a slotwhen it’s your turn to be vaccinated.

Your guide to the EVDS

South African citizens aged 12 years and older, including teachers and healthcare workers that have not been vaccinated, need to register for their COVID-19 vaccination through EVDS.

Stable internet connection Make sure you have internet access.
Access to a device You’ll need a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or computer.
Complete all details required The welcome screen will tell you what to do next. Follow the instructions. Put in all the details the system asks for.
You'll receive an SMS When you’re done, the system will send you an SMS to the cell phone number you provided. This SMS will let you that you’re registered. This means that you are now in the queue. When it's your turn to be vaccinated, you'll receive another SMS with a date and venue for your vaccination or you can choose to book a slot at one of our vaccination centres.

COVID-19 vaccines costs

You don’t need to pay for your COVID-19 vaccine – it is free.

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