Yellow Fever Vaccination Services

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Passengers travelling to and from Yellow Fever 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 Yellow Fever 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.

  1. Timing:
    • Appointment available on all working days
    • Registration- 8 AM -11 AM (Only offline registration is available)
    • Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre opens at 9 AM
    • Vaccination -After 11.30 AM
    • Certificate distribution- After 12.30 PM
  2. Location:
    • Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre is located in the ground floor of AIIMS Patna OPD building Room No:1.
  3. Procedure:
    • Make OP booklet from Registration Counter No:6 by paying Rs 30/-
    • Billing for Yellow Fever Vaccine- Rs 300/- in billing counter
    • Collect consent form from Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre Room No:1 and submit duly filled consent form along with OP booklet, receipt of Rs 300/- bill and original passport should be submitted to the Room No:1 before 11 AM
    • If original passport is not available with client, xerox copy of the same along with an undertaking should be submitted in the name of Nodal Officer, Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.
    • Vaccination -After 11.30 AM
    • Certificate distribution- After 12.30 PM.
    • Passport, OP booklet and bill receipt will be returned along with Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
    • Oral Polio Vaccine will be given free of cost to those who travel to polio endemic countries
  4. Validity Of Certificate:
    • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate will be valid from10 days after vaccination to lifetime.
    • Oral polio vaccine certificate is
  5. Forms:
  6. FAQs:
    1. Is there any facility available for online appointment for taking Yellow Fever Vaccine at AIIMS Patna?
      No, you have to come physically and do registration and vaccine will be available on “first come first serve” basis.
    2. Is the centre functional on all the days?
      No, it is functional on all working days except Sunday and other government holidays.
    3. 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 09 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
      • 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.
    4. Is there any side effects for Yellow Fever Vaccination?
        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)
    5. What if there is a severe reaction? What should we look for? What should we do?
      • 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.
      • 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 Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre, about any adverse reaction and treatment/hospital details.
    6. Which all are the Yellow Fever endemic countries?
  7. Contact Details:
    • Email:
    • Phone: 8544423469; 6122451070
  8. Videos:
  9. Nearby Centre's:
  10. SL No.StateCentreContact Details
    1.DelhiAirport Health Organisation, New Delhi011-25652129
    2.DelhiArmed Force Clinic, New Delhi011-23019405
    3.DelhiPublic Health Lab Building, Delhi011-23972058
    4.DelhiDr. RML Hospital, New Delhi011-23404286
    5.DelhiHealth Department, International Inoculation Centre, New Delhi011-23362284
    6.DelhiCommandant, Base Hospital, Delhi011-23337008
    7.ODISHAAIIMS, Bhubaneshwar0674 - 2476789
    8.UTTAR PRADESHKing George's Medical University, UP, Lucknow0522-2257343
    9.WEST BENGALPort Health Organisation, Kolkata033-22230414
    10.WEST BENGALAirport Health Organisation, Kolkata033-29860465
    11.WEST BENGALDepartment of Microbiology, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), Kolkata033-23353232
    9815883206 (whatsapp available)
    12.WEST BENGALNorth Bengal Medical College, Siliguri9832766717
    13.WEST BENGALR G Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata033 25304557