When will 18 to 29 year olds be vaccinated? Date under 30s can get Covid jab - and how to book an appointment

Different age groups are being invited to receive the Covid vaccine depending on where they live in the UK

The UK’s Covid vaccination programme is continuing to be rolled out, with more than 40 million people having received their first dose of the vaccine.

But when will those aged 18 to 29 receive the vaccine across the UK?

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When will the 18 to 29 age group receive the Covid vaccine?

In England, those aged 25 and over are now being invited to receive their first dose of the Covid jab.

People aged 25 to 29 will be called up to book their inoculation from Tuesday (8 June).

The Covid-19 vaccine is being offered in some hospitals and pharmacies, at local centres run by GPs and at larger vaccination centres.

It's currently being given to:

- people aged 25 and over (from Tuesday 8 June)

- people at high risk from COVID-19 (clinically extremely vulnerable)

- people who live or work in care homes

- health and social care workers

- people with a condition that puts them at higher risk (clinically vulnerable)

- people with a learning disability

- people who are a main carer for someone at high risk from Covid-19

You can book appointments at a larger vaccination centre or a pharmacy that provides Covid vaccinations. You do not need to wait to be contacted by the NHS.

If you cannot book online, you can call 119 free of charge. You can also speak to a translator if you need to.

From Tuesday, people aged 25 to 29 in England will receive texts inviting them to book a jab, or GPs will be inviting people on their lists to come forward.

In Scotland, those aged 30 and over are currently being invited to receive a Covid jab, and will receive a blue envelope in the post.

Those aged 18 to 29 were recently invited to register for their coronavirus vaccine, with the registration service being available for two weeks from 24 May until 4 June 2021. Vaccination appointments for this age group will then start from mid-June.

In the specific areas of Glasgow affected by the current outbreak, all 18-39 year olds are now being invited to receive their jabs, with older age groups first.

If you think you should have received a letter by now with details of either your first or second dose, call the national Covid-19 vaccination helpline on 0800 030 8013. You can also report your missing appointment online.

In Wales, those aged 18-29 are now being invited to receive a Covid job, as well as remaining adults aged 40-49 and 30-39, and anyone who, for whatever reason, was missed in priority groups 1-9.

When it is your turn to receive the vaccine, you will be contacted directly by the NHS. You may be contacted by either telephone or letter.

In Northern Ireland, Covid vaccinations have now been made available to everyone over the age of 18.

Appointments are available to book online on the Health and Social Care website and by telephone on 0300 200 7813.