You have expressed an interest in a vaccination for COVID-19. Here, you will find all the key information about registration for the vaccination. Please read it carefully. 


You must meet the following requirements in order to be vaccinated at the vaccination centre at the Congress Center Basel: 


You are a person registered in Basel-Stadt


You are working in Basel-Stadt


If you belong to one of these target groups and are resident in the canton of Basel-Stadt, you are currently eligible for vaccination and are invited to register. (as per the Basel-Stadt vaccination plan)


Attention: Cross-border commuters with or without health insurance in Switzerland are entitled to vaccinate and can register for vaccination.


To register, you must have a mobile phone number. If you do not have a mobile phone, you can use someone else’s mobile phone (e.g. a family member, friend, carer or neighbour). Only those who do not have a mobile phone number should register by calling 0800 555 655. 




When you attend your first and second vaccination appointments, please bring the following full documents:

  • Swiss health insurance card 
  • Identity card or passport 
  • Vaccination record (if you have one) 
  • For the booster vaccination, please also bring proof of vaccination (1st/2nd vaccinations), e.g. the vaccination certificate, as well as the completed consent form for health professionals.

If you have any issues with registration or the vaccination appointment, or if you need any other support, please call us on the following toll-free number: 0800 555 655. You can also visit our Q&A page or send us your questions by email: (please note, we do not give appointments by email or phone).


Before your visit to the vaccination centre in Hall 4 of the Congress Center Basel (Messeplatz 21), please read through the following documents:


Fact sheet: COVID-19 vaccination
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  • The vaccination comprises two separate doses, and you will receive both appointments by SMS. The second dose will be given after approx. four weeks. You will have full protection about a week after the second dose.
  • Please do not come to your vaccination appointment if you have any of the following symptoms: Fever/feeling feverish, cough, sore throat, loss of taste/smell, or are feeling unwell. If you cannot keep your appointment, please use the link you were sent to cancel or postpone it.
  • On the day, please bring your health insurance card and your identity card/passport. This will enable us to verify your place of residence. If you do not bring these documents, you cannot be vaccinated.
  • For booster vaccinations, please bring proof of vaccinations with you (i.e. Vaccination Certificate).

The vaccination centre is run by Centramed (formerly known as Meconex). In addition to the medical staff who administer the vaccination, a doctor will also be available to answer your questions.  


You can also contact us by email in advance with any questions: