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COVID-19 vaccine program

Eligible accredited commercial passenger vehicle (CPV) drivers, bus drivers and driving instructors can make a booking for a COVID-19 vaccination.

You are eligible for a vaccine if you are:

  • aged 40 or over or
  • a member of a workplace priority group – this includes CPV drivers, bus drivers and driving instructors.

If you are aged between 40 years and 50 years of age, you can make a booking to get your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. If you are aged 50 years or over, you can make a booking for your first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

How to get a vaccine (updated 3/6/21)

All people who are eligible, through their workplace priority groups or through community priority groups, are strongly encouraged to access a COVID vaccine.

Priority groups include ride share and taxi drivers, and public transport drivers and workers that are public facing.

This is in addition to community priority groups:

  • All people aged 50 years and older are able to get the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • People aged 40-49 years are able to get a Pfizer vaccine.

Where to get a vaccine

Vaccines are available at many locations across Victoria. Find the vaccination centre closest to you here.

Note that walk-ins are allowed at high-volume vaccination centres, but you are encouraged to book ahead by calling 1800 675 398. Select option 1 – option 1 – option 1.

You will need to make an appointment for some other locations.

What to take to your appointment

You should take the following to your vaccination appointment:

  • Your Medicare card,
  • your driver licence, and
  • your driver accreditation.

If you have a CPVV User Portal account, you can access a digital driver accreditation certificate that you can use to demonstrate eligibility. You can sign up for an account or log in here.

Make sure your details are up to date

Please ensure your details are up to date so you can be provided the latest information on vaccines.

CPV and bus drivers: Register for a CPVV User Portal account (or log in) to check and update your contact information. With a Portal account you’ll also be able to access a digital driver accreditation certificate that you can use to demonstrate your eligibility for the vaccine. Without that, you may be refused the vaccination.

Driving instructors: Supply your current contact check and update your details using this form.

It is critical that we all continue to be COVIDSafe.

Find the latest published vaccine information at the coronavirus.vic website. Or read vaccine factsheets translated into multiple languages.

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