Paytm has announced the launch of international travel certificates on the Paytm app through the COVID-19 Vaccine Finder on its Mini App Store. With this, users can simply update their passport details to get WHO-DDCC: VS compliant vaccination certificates. Travel certificates for both Covaxin and Covishield are now accepted in most of the countries across the world. However, travellers are suggested to check for country-specific COVID-19 guidelines before finalizing their itinerary.
Launched earlier this year, Paytm’s COVID-19 Vaccine Finder helps users to check the availability of slots. It allows searching for slots based on PIN codes or districts and allows users to book slots directly using the tool. along with age and (18+ or 45+). Available in 11 languages, the platform allows users to choose between 1st and 2nd dose and access all kinds of vaccination-related information such as the type of vaccine available and the fee charged for it.
Till now, over 32 lakh slots have been booked through the Paytm COVID-19 Vaccine Finder tool users from across 1,400 cities in India. Paytm’s COVID-19 Vaccine Finder has pushed over 100 crore vaccine availability alerts and has enabled users to download over 14 lakh certificates.
Over 85% of users of the platform chose the age group of 18-45 years and more than 40%% booked their vaccination appointment post 4 pm.
Paytm Spokesperson said, “We always strive to bring convenience to our users and the latest feature to download international travel certificates is just another step in the direction. Additionally, users can also add the Vaccine Certificate to their DigiLocker on Paytm. We will continue our efforts to provide the necessary features & services to help our country become safer from the pandemic.”