KYC-VS (Know Your Customer?s/Client?s Vaccination Status) is a new application programming interface (API) launched on the CoWIN platform. It is an Adhaar-like authentication service that enables entities access an individual?s vaccination status through CoWIN. It is used for checking the vaccination status of employees, clients or service providers.
The new API removes the requirement of providing vaccination certificates. It will increase the effectiveness of railways and airlines? pandemic protocols. It can also be used by hotels to know the vaccination status of residents at the time they are checking into the hotel or booking their rooms online.