You’re eligible for the shingles vaccine when you’re aged 70 to 79. From 1st September 2023, more people will be eligible. Check to see you if you are eligible here. Shingles vaccine overview – NHS (

When you’re eligible, you can have the shingles vaccination at any time of year.

The shingles vaccine is not available on the NHS to anyone aged 80 and over because it seems to be less effective in this age group.

Find out more here about Shingles.