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This page is updated regularly 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.

Belfast Trust Vaccination Centre

The Vaccination Centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital is open for walk-in vaccinations from 8.30am – 6pm Monday to Friday
(last walk-in 5.30pm).
Saturday & Sunday from 10am – 4pm. 

Appointments for vaccinations at the Vaccination Centre at the Royal Victoria Hospital can be booked here.

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.


  • Children aged 5 to 11

    You can make an appointment for your child at our children’s vaccination clinic at the Children’s Hospital using the online booking system here. Currently appointments are only available on Saturdays between 10am and 4pm, we will also accept walk-ins during this time.

    Children aged 5-11 an now receive two doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Second doses can be given 8 weeks after the first dose.

    For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 click here.

  • 12 to 17 year olds

    If you are aged 12 to 17, you can get your first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre  from 8.30am – 6pm Monday – Friday (last walk-in 5.30pm). Saturdays & Sundays from 10am – 4pm. 

    Walk-in slots are available at our vaccination sites but appointments for vaccination at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre can also be booked here.

    All 12 to 17 year olds are now eligible to receive a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Young people in this age category are eligible to receive their second dose:

    • no earlier than 12 weeks after their first dose, OR
    • no earlier than 12 weeks after a positive COVID-19 result following their first dose.

    A large percentage of the vaccinations for 12 to 17 year olds had been provided through the school vaccination programme, however this age group can also receive either dose of their vaccine at any of our vaccination sites.

    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.

    Clinics open to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 12 + – second doses
    • 18 + – booster
  • 18 year olds and older

    If you are 18 or over and require your booster jab and it has been three months since your second jab please call to any of our centres. No appointment is necessary.

    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 from 8.30am – 6pm Monday – Friday (last walk-in 5.30pm). Saturdays & Sundays from 10am – 4pm. 

    Walk-in slots are available at our vaccination sites but appointments for vaccination at the Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre can also be booked here.

    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.

    Clinics also to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 12 + – second doses
    • 18 + – booster
  • Covid-19 booster

    If you are aged 18  or older and it’s been at least three months since your second dose, you can get the Pfizer Covid-19 booster at  Royal Victoria Hospital Vaccination Centre from 8.30am – 6pm Monday – Friday (last walk-in 5.30pm). Saturdays & Sundays from 10am – 4pm. 

    Walk-in slots are available at our vaccination site but appointments for vaccination can also be booked here.

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

    Clinics also to all eligible age groups:

    • 12 + – first doses
    • 12 + – second doses
    • 18 + – booster
  • Spring Booster

    A spring COVID-19 booster vaccination will be offered to those aged 75 and over, as well as anyone over the age of 12 who is immunosuppressed and has previously received a letter. You may receive it if you had your first booster over three months ago.

    The majority of Spring Booster vaccinations will be given by GPs and community pharmacies. You can find details of the programme here. However, if you wish to attend our Vaccination Centre or one of our mobile clinics you can receive your vaccine at either. Eligible individuals should bring their letter with them.

    Appointments for vaccination can be booked here or you can walk-in at the centre or clinic to receive your vaccine.

  • 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

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