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 registered as living in Basel-Stadt. Only residents of Basel can be vaccinated at the vaccination centre in Basel.


As supplies of the vaccine are currently very limited, only the following target groups can currently be vaccinated at the vaccination centre (as per the Basel-Stadt vaccination plan):


Target group 1b:

You are aged 75 years or above (born in 1946 or earlier)

Target group 1c

You are aged 16 to 75 years (born 1946 to 2005) and have a chronic illness (underlying condition) with the highest risk level.

If you belong to this risk group, you must have confirmation from your GP or attending physician. Please do not send us any documents (medical records, discharge reports, etc.). These will be deleted due to data privacy regulations.

Target group 1d:

You are aged 65 to 74 years (born 1947 to 1956).

Target group 1e:

You are aged below 65 years and have a chronic illness. 

If you belong to this group, you must have confirmation from your GP or attending physician. Please do not send us any documents. These will be deleted due to data privacy regulations. 



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.


All other individuals resident in Basel-Stadt can also pre-register but are not yet eligible for vaccination. They may need to wait several weeks or months depending on the target group to which they belong.


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. 


How to register:

Instructions for registering for the vaccination center in Basel-Stadt (PDF)



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) 

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:


Coronavirus and vaccination factsheet (PDF)


  • 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 it. In this case, you will have to log in again. Someone on the waiting list will then be offered your appointment.

  • When you register at the vaccination centre, your temperature will be taken with an infrared thermometer.

  • 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.

The vaccination centre is run by 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: