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This page will be updated with the latest information on Covid-19 vaccination clinics for different target groups and age groups.

Please take note of the specific details for your age group below.

The Vaccination Centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital is open for walk-in vaccinations between 8.30am and 6pm every day. 

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Covid-19 vaccines have been approved for use in the UK and are available in Northern Ireland.

The vaccines have met strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness set out by the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

Please see the Public Health Agency website for further information on the Covid-19 vaccination programme.


  • 12 to 15 year olds

    If you are aged 12 to 15, you can get a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre any day between 8.30am and 6pm (no appointment needed).

    If you would like to book a specific time slot, appointments for this age group are also available at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre between 5.30pm and 7pm each evening.

    You can book an appointment for the Vaccination Centre here.

    Alternatively, you can choose to attend one of our walk-in vaccination clinics, which are listed below.

    All 12 to 15 year olds must either have the written parental consent form completed (this is provided by your school), or have a parent / guardian present to provide verbal consent.

     

    Royal Hospitals site map

    Royal Hospitals site map with Vaccination Centre marked in green.

    Walk-in vaccination clinic for 12 to 17 year olds

    Knockbracken Hall, Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road, BT8 8BH
    Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd December
    10am to 5pm

    Open to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 16 + – second doses
    • 40 + – booster

     

    Belfast Central Fire Station, Ormeau Avenue (facing Gasworks)
    Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December
    10am to 6pm

    This clinic will give 12-17 year olds an opportunity to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

    Second doses will also be available for those over 16. Those aged 16-17 must be 12 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    Those aged over 18 can attend for second doses must be 8 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    If you are aged over 40, you can also receive your Covid Booster vaccine at this clinic. You must be 6 months past your second dose.

  • 16 and 17 year olds

    If you are aged 16 or 17, you can get a first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre any day between 8.30am and 6pm (no appointment needed).

    Alternatively, you can choose to attend one of our walk-in vaccination clinics, which are listed below.

    You can get a second dose of vaccine 12 weeks after your first or 12 weeks after a positive Covid test (whichever is later).

    Please see the Eligibility and ID section on this page for details on what you should bring to your vaccination.

     

    Royal Hospitals site map

    Royal Hospitals site map with Vaccination Centre marked in green.

    Walk-in vaccination clinic for 12 to 17 year olds

    Knockbracken Hall, Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road, BT8 8BH
    Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd December
    10am to 5pm

    Open to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 16 + – second doses
    • 40 + – booster

     

    Belfast Central Fire Station, Ormeau Avenue (facing Gasworks)
    Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December
    10am to 6pm

    This clinic will give 12-17 year olds an opportunity to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

    Second doses will also be available for those over 16. Those aged 16-17 must be 12 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    Those aged over 18 can attend for second doses must be 8 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    If you are aged over 40, you can also receive your Covid Booster vaccine at this clinic. You must be 6 months past your second dose.

  • 18 year olds and older

    If you are aged 18 or older, you can get a first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre any day between 8.30am and 6pm (no appointment needed).

    You can get a second dose of vaccine eight weeks after your first.

    You can also get a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine at a local pharmacy.

    A list of all pharmacies offering first doses of Covid-19 vaccine is available on NI Direct.

    Please see the Eligibility and ID section on this page for details on what you should bring to your vaccination.

     

    Royal Hospitals site map

    Royal Hospitals site map with Vaccination Centre marked in green.

    Walk-in vaccination clinic for 12 to 17 year olds

    Knockbracken Hall, Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road, BT8 8BH
    Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd December
    10am to 5pm

    Open to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 16 + – second doses
    • 40 + – booster

     

    Belfast Central Fire Station, Ormeau Avenue (facing Gasworks)
    Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December
    10am to 6pm

    This clinic will give 12-17 year olds an opportunity to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

    Second doses will also be available for those over 16. Those aged 16-17 must be 12 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    Those aged over 18 can attend for second doses must be 8 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    If you are aged over 40, you can also receive your Covid Booster vaccine at this clinic. You must be 6 months past your second dose.

  • Covid-19 booster

    If you are aged 40 or older, you can get the Pfizer Covid-19 booster at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre any day between 8.30am and 6pm (no appointment needed).

    Please see the Eligibility and ID section on this page for details on what you should bring to your vaccination.

     

    Royal Hospitals site map

    Royal Hospitals site map with Vaccination Centre marked in green.

    Walk-in vaccination clinic for 12 to 17 year olds

    Knockbracken Hall, Knockbracken Healthcare Park, Saintfield Road, BT8 8BH
    Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd December
    10am to 5pm

    Open to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 16 + – second doses
    • 40 + – booster

     

    Belfast Central Fire Station, Ormeau Avenue (facing Gasworks)
    Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December
    10am to 6pm

    This clinic will give 12-17 year olds an opportunity to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

    Second doses will also be available for those over 16. Those aged 16-17 must be 12 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    Those aged over 18 can attend for second doses must be 8 weeks past the date of their first vaccination.

    If you are aged over 40, you can also receive your Covid Booster vaccine at this clinic. You must be 6 months past your second dose.

  • Eligibility and ID

    For the latest guidance on eligibility for Covid-19 vaccination, please see the vaccination programme website.

    Please bring photographic or personal ID when you are going for your vaccine. Acceptable forms of ID include:

    • passport
    • driving licence
    • bus pass
    • carer’s card
    • household bill