Information for General Public Users (Vaccine Recipients) using VAMS

As a general public user, you can use VAMS to:

  • Schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (for yourself or someone else) at a vaccination clinic
  • Pre-register for a vaccine without scheduling an appointment
  • Manage a current appointment
  • Update your information

Guest Registration for Vaccine Recipients in VAMS

Creating a VAMS account is optional for vaccine recipients. You can use guest registration for yourself or if you are a representative/guardian of vaccine recipient(s), you can use it to schedule vaccination appointment(s) and register for a vaccine on behalf of someone else.

If your state uses VAMS, you can access VAMS here. Click Proceed as guest to use guest registration.

If you are having trouble accessing VAMS, please know that not all states use VAMS. Please check to see if your state uses VAMS. If your state DOES NOT use VAMS and you want to know how to schedule a vaccine appointment in your area, please contact your health department or try using, below.

Find a COVID-19 vaccine or booster: Search, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.

Resources That Can Help You Use VAMS

You may have questions about specific tasks in VAMS, like how to create an account, how to register and schedule a vaccination appointment, or how to enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) in VAMS. You can also access your vaccination certificate after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

Page last reviewed: September 30, 2021