How can undocumented migrants arrange their vaccination?
There are several options:
Make an appointment: Undocumented migrants can call 020-5555202 to make an appointment for a vaccination. This can also be done through an interpreter. You then agree a day and time at a GGD location in Amsterdam.
Without an appointment at the RAI.
If you cannot make an appointment, undocumented migrants can come to the RAI without an appointment from Monday 28 June. In order to provide the best possible service to undocumented migrants, the request is hereby requested to arrive from 5 July if possible.
Without appointment at other locations.
The GGD has mobile teams that take us to different places in the city. We’ll let you know where we stand via the networks. You can then come by without an appointment. If you are interested in a visit from a mobile screening team, please contact the GGD by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
What brand of vaccination do undocumented migrants receive? Can they choose their own brand?
Undocumented migrants can choose for themselves whether they want the Janssen vaccine or an mRNA vaccine. If you choose Janssen you get 1 shot. If you choose mRNA you will get a shot twice, you have to make a second appointment and come back after a few weeks.
How are the vaccinations for undocumented migrants registered in the systems?
The GGD registers your name and date of birth when you receive an injection. Your data is not shared with the police or the IND.
Do undocumented migrants receive proof that they have been vaccinated? And are these internationally valid to travel with?
If you have been vaccinated by the GGD, you will receive a registration card. This is not an internationally valid travel document. You need a DigiD to get an internationally valid travel document (sadly undocumented people don’t get a DigiD).
Are interpreters available at the vaccination site? And can you bring someone else with you who can help with translation?
We speak different languages at the vaccination sites. We can call in an interpreter who speaks your language over the phone. You can also bring your own person to translate.
Please check the website of the GGD (Municipal Health Authority) Amsterdam.
Answers to frequently asked questions
Multi-lingual consultation hour: 06 34 26 49 38
Medical questions from citizens about their own vaccination, GGD Medical Information Service for Citizens: 088 767 40 80
Do you have general questions about the coronavirus? If so, please call the national information service: 0800 – 1351 (available daily between 08:00 – 20:00)
For questions about coronavirus that are specifically for the GGD Amsterdam-Amstelland, please call the GGD coronavirus information service: 020-5555202 (available daily between 08:00 – 20:00)