• Passengers travelling to and from YF endemic countries (countries where Yellow Fever disease is persisting) are required to be in possession of a “VALID YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CERTIFICATE” issued by authorized and designated vaccination centers in India.
  • Those found not in possession of such Valid certificate or defective certificate as enumerated by the WHO, are upon reporting by the Immigration Officers are quarantined for a period till the YF certificate becomes “valid” or until a period of six days, reckoned from the date of last possible exposure to infection, has elapsed, whichever occurs first.

The Necessary Information For Yellow Fever Vaccine Beneficiaries

  • All vaccine beneficiaries have to wait for 30 minutes after receiving the vaccination and
  • Inform immediately to the doctor on duty in case of any uneasiness, side effects, rashes , reaction or any other adverse event.
Who should not get yellow fever vaccine?
  • Anyone with allergy to eggs, chicken proteins, or gelatin,
  • who had a severe allergic reaction to a previous dose of Yellow fever vaccine (Tell your doctor if you have any severe allergies)
  • You are pregnant, or could be pregnant now or in the next two weeks
  • Children younger than 12 months of age,
  • HIV/AIDS patient.
  • Immune system is weakened as a result of cancer or other medical conditions, a transplant, or radiation or drug treatment (such as steroids or cortisone, cancer chemotherapy, or other drugs that affect immune cell function).
  • Persons with acute/moderate illness (with or without a fever) should postpone receiving this vaccine until they are well.
  • Patients with thymus disorder, such as myasthenia gravis, DiGeorge syndrome, or thymoma or Thymus removed.
  • Patients with major liver or kidney disease
Please note :
  • Nursing mothers should avoid or postpone travel to an area where there is risk of yellow fever.
  • Adults 60 years of age and older might be at increased risk for severe problems following vaccination.
  • Recent injections into joint and steroid asthma puffers may take the vaccine.
Mild Side Effects of Vaccination
  • Yellow fever vaccine has been associated with fever and with aches, soreness, redness or swelling where the shot was given. These problems occur in up to 1 out of 4 persons. They usually begin soon after the shot, and can last up to a week.
  • Most people may have a slight sore arm.
  • 2-10% may feel tired, headache, muscle aches, fever for 24 hours starting 3-9 days after the vaccine
  • 1% need to curtail regular activities
More Serious Side Effects of Vaccination
  • The risk of a vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely low.
  • Severe allergic reaction to a vaccine component (about 1 person in 55,000).
  • Severe nervous system reaction (about 1 person in 125,000).
  • Life-threatening severe illness with organ failure (about 1 person in 250,000). More than half the people who suffer this side effect die. The last two complications have never been reported with a booster dose.
  • 1 in 130,000 will get immediate hypersensitivity – rash, itching faint or asthma – this is why you need to wait 30 minutes in the clinic
  • 0.09-2.5 per million will get inflammation of multiple organs e.g. lungs, kidney, liver, spleen, skin, blood stream
  • 1 in 8 million will get encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)
What if there is a severe reaction? What should we look for?
  • Look for any unusual condition, such as a high fever, behavior changes, or flu-like symptoms
  • Signs of an allergic reaction can include difficulty in breathing, hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, a fast heart¬beat, or dizziness within a few minutes to a few hours after the shot.
What should we do?
  • Call a doctor, or get the person to a doctor right away.
  • Tell the doctor what happened, the date and time it happened, and when the vaccination was given.
  • Keep informed the APHO, about any adverse reaction and treatment/hospital details.
NOTE:- Exemption or contraindication to yellow fever Vaccination does not provide any immunity from quarantine (isolation)
Yellow fever Certificate- Only WHO recommended yellow fever card is to be used.
  1. This certificate is valid only if the vaccine or prophylaxis has been approved by the World Health Organization.
  2. This certificate must be signed in hand of the clinician who shall be a medical practitioner or other authorised health worker, supervising the administration of vaccine or prophylaxis. The certificate must also bear the official stamp of administering centre; however, this shall not be an accepted substitute for the signature.
  3. Any amendment of this certificate, or erasure, or failure to complete any part of it, may render it invalid.
  4. The validity of this certificate is life of person vaccinated i.e. for whole life. The certificate shall be fully completed in English or in French. The certificate may also be completed in another language on the same document, in addition to either English or French.

S.No. Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre Address Date and Timing of Yellow Fever Vaccination Center Contact Details
1 Port Health Organisation, Visakhapatnam Port Health Organization Port Area, Visakhapatnam-35 Tuesday & Thursday 10 AM-11.30 AM 0891-2562681 (O)
BIHAR (01)
2 AIIMS Patna Yellow Fever vaccination centre, Ground floor, OPD Building, AIIMS, Patna- 801507. Monday to Saturday 8.30 AM to 1.00 PM 9479691445
3 District Hospital, Raipur District Hospital, Near Mandi Gate, Lodhi Park Chouk, Pandari, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492001 1st and 3rdTuesday of Every Month 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 7987459407
4 AIIMS, Raipur Immunization Room/ Yellow Fever Vaccination Room, 1st Floor, B Block Near Paediatrics OPD AIIMS Raipur, G E Road,Tatibandh, Raipur, Chhattisgarh - 492099 Wednesday 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 0771 2572240 (O)
0771 2577322 (O)
DAMAN & DIU (02)
5 Community Health Centre, Moti Daman Fort Area, Moti Daman, Daman, UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu- 396220 1st Tuesday & 3rd Tuesday of every month
10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
6 Community Health Centre, Ghoghla, Diu Community Health Center, Ghoghla, Diu(U.T.) 1st and 3rd Tuesday of Every Month 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM ( Except Holiday ) 02875-252244(O)
DELHI (06)
7 Airport Health Organisation, New Delhi Airport Health Organization, Delhi (APHO, DELHI), Near Radisson Hotel Mahipalpur, opp. The Toll Barrier & AAI Complex on approach road, from Radisson Hotel to Terminal- 3, IGI Airport, New Delhi-110037 Monday, Tuesday, Thrusday & Friday
Timing- 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM
8 Armed Force Clinic, New Delhi Dalhousie Road, New Delhi-110011 Monday – Friday 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 011-23019405 (O)
9 Public Health Lab Building, Delhi Near Gate 3, Vidhan Sabha Metro Station, Opp. Civil Lines Police Station, Alipur Road, Delhi Monday & Friday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 011-23972058 (O)
10 Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre, Room No. 23 and 24, Nursing Home Building, RML Hospital, New Delhi-110001 Wednesday – 10 AM - 11.30 AM Saturday 9.30 AM – 11.00 AM 011-23404286 (O)
11 Health Department, International Inoculation Centre, New Delhi International Inoculation Centre, New Delhi Municipal Council, Mandir Marg, Adjacent to St. Thomas School New Delhi - 110001 Time 2 PM to 4 PM (Reporting time 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM) 011-23362284
12 Commandant, Base Hospital, Delhi Commandant, Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt., Delhi-10 Monday-Friday 08:00 AM – 01:00 PM 011-23337008
13 Port Health Organisation, Marmagoa Port Health Organisation Marmagoa Goa Marmugao Harbour area Goa - 403803 Every Thursday , 10.00 AM to 12.00 PM 0832-2993534
14 Urban Health Centre, Panaji Urban Health Centre, Behind National Theatre Panaji, Goa Every Wednesday 09:00 AM – 1:00 PM 0832-2426495 (O)
15 Urban Health Centre, Margao, Goa Padre Miranda Rd, Pajifond, Opp Old Hospicio Hospital Margao-Goa Every Friday :09:00 AM to 12:30 PM 8830959836
16 GMERS Medical College attached General Hospital, Gandhinagar, Gujarat Oppt. S.T. Depot, Sector No. 12, Gandhinagar, Gujarat- 382012 Monday 9.00 AM- 12.00PM 079-23221931-32 (O)
17 Bhavsinhji (General) Hospital, Porbandar Near Bus Stop, Porbandar, Gujarat Every Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 0286-2240923
18 Port Health Organisation,Kandla Port Health Organization Kandla Port, New Kandla Kutch District - 370210 Thursday 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM 02836-270220 (O)
19 A.M.C., Health E.P.I. Department, Ahmedabad International Yellow Fever Vaccination Center, Arogya Bhavan, Ground Floor, Opp Gitamandir ST Depo. Astodia to Gitamandir Road,Jambalpur. Monday to Saturday (Close: 2nd and 4th Saturday, Every Sunday, All Public Holidays). 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM 079-25391189
20 Guru Gobind Singh Govt. Hospital, Gujarat Pandit Nehru Marg Jamnagar-361008, Gujarat Monday and Thursday 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM 0288-2554629 (O)
0288-2679592 (F)
21 Civil Hospital, Surat Hemophilia Care Center New Civil Hospital, Majura gate, Surat - 395001 Every Monday & Thursday
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
22 Vododara Municipal Corporation Area, Vadodara Vododara Municipal Corporation Area, Vadodara
23 Treatment Centre, Central Research Institute, Kasauli Treatment Centre, Central Research Institute, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh-173204 Mondays / Thursdays with appointment. Registration ends at 11:00 AM 01792- 272538 / 273209
24 Yellow Fever Vaccination Clinic Ground Floor, Block-F, SMHS Hospital, Srinagar - 190010 1st and 3rd Monday of every Month 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 07051156731
25 Public Health Institute, Bengaluru Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre, Public Health Institute, Seshadri Road, Opp. S J Polytechnic, K R Circle, Bengaluru: 560001 From Monday to Friday
(On working days only)
Timings: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
26 Wenlock Hospital, Mangaluru Hampankatta, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575001 Every Monday
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
27 District Hospital, Dharwad Fort Road, Dharwad, Pin Code-580001 Every Friday
10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
28 Port Health Organisation, Cochin Port Health Organisation Indira Gandhi Road, North End, Opposite Customs House, Willingdon Island Cochin-682009 Wednesday & Friday 10:00 AM -12:00 PM (excluding Public Holidays) 0484-2666060 (O)
29 Airport Health Organisation, Cochin Airport Health Organization Cochin International Airport Ltd. Nedumbassery, Cochin-683111 Tuesday and Thursday (excluding public holidays) 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM 0484-2610255(O)
30 AIIMS Bhopal Immunization Clinic, CFM OPD, Ground Floor, Hospital building (near main registration area), AIIMS, Saket Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 462024 Wednesday
Registration - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Vaccination - 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
31 Airport Health Organisation, Mumbai Airport Health Organization C.S.I. Airport, Next to Ambassador Sky Chef, Sahar, Andheri (E), Mumbai-400099 Wednesday, & Friday, Registration 10.00 AM – 11.30 AM Vaccination timings 12.00 PM -01.00 PM 022-28392429
32 Port Health Organisation, Mumbai Seamen’s Medical Examination Organisation & Yellow Fever Vaccination Center, Nav Bhavan Building, Ramjbhai Kamani Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai-400001 Monday ,Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM For General Public Wednesday 10.30 AM -12.30 PM for Seamen (Original CDC Must) 022-22612256 (Centre) 022-22020027(Office)
33 Station Health Organisation (Navy), Old Navy Nagar Colaba Station Health Organisation (Navy), Old Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai-400005 Daily only for serving persons 09:00 AM – 1:00 PM* 022-22152080 (O)
34 Grant Medical College & Sir J. J. Groups of Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai Vaccination Centre No. 50 OPD Building, J J Marg, Nagpada-Mumbai Central, Off Jijabhoy Road, Mumbai – 400008 Monday to Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 022-23735555
35 Family Welfare Training & Research Centre, Mumbai 332, S.V.P. Road, Khetwadi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400004 Wednesday and Friday 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM 022-23881724 (O)
36 B.J. Govt. Medical College (BJMC), Pune Jai Prakash Narayan Road, Near Pune Railway Station, Pune, Maharashtra 411001 Every Monday and Tuesday 09.00 AM – 12.30 PM 020- 26102201
37 Daga Memorial Government Women Hospital, Nagpur Near Agrasen Chowk, Gandhibagh, Nagpur, Maharashtra 411001
38 K. E. M. Hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai Yellow fever vaccination centre, KEM hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400012 Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm 022-24107319
39 AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre, Room no,. 52, Groud Floor 'C' Block, AIIMS Bhubaneshwar OPD complex,Patrapada, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha - 751019 Monday and Thursday Registration: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM Vaccination: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 0674 – 2476789 (O)
40 Civil Hospital, Mohali 56 A, Sector 56, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab -160055 Tuesday & Friday, Summer: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Winter: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 0172-2271295
41 AIIMS Jodhpur Room No. 118, OPD B Block, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur Monday & Thrusday Registration Time: 9:OO AM to 11:00 AM Vaccination Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM 8764505164
42 Port Health Organisation, Chennai Port Health Organisation,Rajaji Salai,Chennai- 600001 Monday & Wednesday Vaccination Timings : 09:00 AM- 12:00 NOON
Walk in Registration from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Late Registration 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
044-25260038 (O)


Next Monday Session to be sent from Wednesday 14:00 hrs to Saturday 12:00 hrs only.

Current Wednesday Session to be sent from Monday 14:00 hrs to Tuesday 15:00 hrs only.

The instructions and confirmation will be given by email for YF Vaccination if eligible. Email registration does not give the right for vaccination. Its subject to the health screening, documents verification, as per first cum first serve basis and on reaching the Centre by 9 am strictly.
43 International Vaccination Centre King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Chennai International Vaccination Centre King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Guindy, Chennai-600032 Tuesdays & Fridays Direct Registration 9:30AM - 10:00 AM vaccination Time Tuesdays 10:00 AM -12:00 PM 044-22500592 (O)
Online Registration and payment for Appointment available at www.kipmr.org.in
44 Port Health Organisation,Tuticorin Port Health Officer, Port Health Organization No. B-20, World Trade Avenue, New Harbour, Tuticorin-628004 Tamil Nadu Every Tuesday, 11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M Registration between 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 0461-2353341 (O)
45 Institute of Preventive Medicine Public Health Labs and Food (Health) Admn., Narayanaguda, Hyderabad-29 Tuesday and Friday 10:30 AM – 04:00 PM 914029569041(O)
46 Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh Room No.- G001, Ground Floor,Block C, AIIMS Rishikesh Registration & Vaccination: Thursday
10:00 AM - 01:00PM
47 King George’s Medical University, UP, Lucknow-226003 Department of Community Medicine & Public Health, KGMU, Lucknow Monday, Thursday and Saturday Registration: 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Vaccination: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 0522-2257343 (O)
48 Port Health Organisation, Kolkata Port Health Organization Marine House,(Ground Floor), Hastings,Kolkata-700022 Monday, Wednesday & Friday Registration:12 PM – 12:30 PM, followed by vaccination. 033-22230414(O)
033-22239618 (O)
033-22230178 (O)
49 Airport Health Organisation, Kolkata Yellow Fever Quarantine Center Opposite International Cargo Complex N.S.C.B.I. Airport Kolkata- 700052 Every Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 pm (Reporting time) (033)29860465
50 Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), Kolkata Bidhan Nagar Campus, 27 A & B J.C. Block- 27, Sector - III Salt Lake, Kolkata India - 700106 Friday 10:30 AM Reporting Time (with prior appointment)
For booking: Monday to Friday(3pm - 5pm)
9815883206(M)whatsapp available
51 North Bengal Medical College, Siliguri Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre, Annex wing, Department of Community Medicine, North Bengal Medical College; P.O. Sushrutanagar; P.S. Matigara; Dist. Darjeeling; Pin-734012 Every Tuesday (except Govt. Holidays) from 10.30 am to 2 pm (Subject to availability of vaccine. Beneficiaries are requested to contact the YFV centre well before their intended date of vaccination) 9832766717 (10 am to 2 pm)(except Govt. holidays/ Sundays)
52 R G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata 1, Khudiram Bose Sarani, Kolkata-700004 Every Tuesday & Thrusday from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM 033 25304557
* Contact the centre before visiting vaccination centre.

Passengers planning to travel to or passing through any of the Yellow Fever endemic country even while seated within the aircraft, are required to have the vaccination and in possession of VALID YELLOW FEVER CERTIFICATE in Original at all times, complete in all respects as per standards laid down by the WHO in its Regulations.

Since the Vaccine is developed and prepared in Chick Embryo, anyone having Allergy to Egg protein must not take the vaccination, as it is likely to lead to severe anaphylactic reaction, which could be fatal. Besides this other absolute contradictions are deficient immunity in individuals under medication for Thymus disease, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, on Corticosteroids for any reasons, suffering from any severe allergies. Those suffering from severe Asthmatic conditions should also avoid taking this vaccination.

The vaccination is valid after 10 days from the date of vaccination and duration of its validity is the life of the person vaccinated.

Vaccination Procedure
The vaccine beneficiary moves in following direction Registration counter → waiting area → Injection Room → Observation Room
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination received in India is valid only if it is received from Govt. of India recognized centers only.
  • 10 PERSONS ARE REQUIRED IN A BATCH (As the vaccine available vial is of 10 dose each & it is opened only when 10 persons are available)
  • FEE - RS.300/- FOR ONE VACCINE, fixed by Govt. of India from time to time.
Mandatory Requirement – Original Passport
  • There has to be gap of four weeks between two different live vaccines.
Please Note:
  • The vaccination services are to be provided as first come first served basis.
  • The registration / token distribution system may be followed to maintain the first come first serve system.
  • At time of registration, the Travel Document (passport) is to be checked and all the vaccinees are instructed to read the necessary information regarding Yellow Fever Vaccination displayed in the registration / waiting area.
  • The vaccinees are informed to bring/keep the Travel Document (passport) and the vaccination fee Rs.300/- with them at the vaccination time.
  • All the vaccinees are instructed to wait in the waiting area and the vaccinees are called for vaccination in batches of 10 persons in vaccination room.
  • All the vaccinees are informed and allowed to read about the side effects / adverse reactions and other related information about Yellow Fever Vaccination.
  • The informed consent is to be taken from all the vaccinees.
  • The entries are filled up in the vaccination register from Travel Document (passport) & subsequently the fee for the vaccination is collected and the receipt for the same is given to vaccinee.
  • The vaccinees are directed to complete the entries related to vaccine in WHO Yellow Fever Vaccination card and directed for vaccine inoculation.
  • The doctor/nurse starts the vaccination procedure as follows:
    1. Checks the Vial Viability Marker.
    2. The required amount of diluents mixed in the vial with 5ml disposable plastic syringe.
    3. All the bio-medical waste are segregated and collected/disposed in the respective bags at the time of procedure only as per biomedical waste rules.
    4. The water swab is used to clean the inoculation area.
    5. The vaccination dose i.e. 0.5ml for everybody is inoculated to the vaccinee with 1ml disposable/AD plastic syringe.
    6. After inoculation the vaccinees are asked to wait for 30 minutes and inform about any side effects / adverse reactions to doctor on duty.

Yellow Fever Vaccine is an attenuated, live-virus preparation of the 17D strain of yellow fever virus grown in leucosis-free chick embryos. A single dose correctly given confers immunity in 100% of recipients. Protective immunity is achieved only after 10 days of yellow fever vaccination and persists till life of person vaccinated. This vaccine is given as a single injection given subcutaneously. Yellow fever Vaccination Certificate becomes valid only after 10 days of vaccination.

Type of vaccine Live viral
Number of doses One dose of 0.5 ml subcutaneously
Route of Administration Sub-cutaneous
Contraindications Egg allergy; immune deficiency from medication or disease; symptomatic HIV infection; hypersensitivity to previous dose; pregnancy
Adverse reactions Hypersensitivity to egg; rarely, encephalitis in the very young; hepatic failure. Rare reports of death from massive organ failure.
Special precautions Do not give before six months of age; avoid during pregnancy
Storage temperature +2 to +8 degrees centigrade

Yellow Fever Endemic Countries – the list is updated on May-2021 by WHO
Africa Central and South America
  1. Angola
  2. Benin
  3. Burkina Faso
  4. Burundi
  5. Cameroon
  6. Central African Republic
  7. Chad
  8. Congo
  9. Cote d’Ivoire
  10. Democratic Republic of Congo
  11. Equatorial Guinea
  1. Ethiopia
  2. Gabon
  3. The Gambia
  4. Ghana
  5. Guinea
  6. Guinea-Bissau
  7. Kenya
  8. Liberia
  9. Mali
  10. Mauritania
  11. Niger
  12. Nigeria
  1. Rwanda
  2. Senegal
  3. Sierra Leone
  4. Sudan
  5. South Sudan
  6. Togo
  7. Uganda
  1. Argentina
  2. Bolivia
  3. Brazil
  4. Colombia
  5. Ecuador
  6. French Guiana
  7. Guyana
  8. Panama
  9. Paraguay
  10. Peru
  11. Suriname
  12. Trinidad and Tobago
  13. Venezuela