COVID-19 PCR Swab Testing To Travel Overseas
- No Appointment needed
- No need for GP referral
- Get the result and medical certificate in 24 hours
- Open daily
How much does it cost?
If you don’t have medicare, COVID-19 PCR Test costs: $100 on weekdays and 120$ on weekends.
Can I claim this on my private health fund or travel insurance?
Some health funds and travel insurance policies do cover COVID-19 testing for travel. you will also receive an invoice suitable for health fund and travel insurance claims.
How far in advance of my departure date and time should I provide a pathology sample?
Usually 72 hours before departure, but it is recommended to check with the airline before doing the test. testing too early can result in retesting and paying again.
You must be swabbed / tested no later than 2 days prior to departure, for example if your flight is on the 14th January, you must be swabbed / tested on the 12th Jan.
Will I receive a certificate with the result?
Yes. Covid-19 testing centre offers a COVID-19 PCR certificate for travellers. This is a personal certificate and we will state the information on the PCR certificate that you provided us with when you registered with us, as well as the test method.
What time is noted on the certificate?
The swab result shows the time when the swab was taken.
Do I have to stay sober for the test?
No. You can eat and drink just anything. Taking a throat swab does cause some irritation in the throat for some people.