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Make an appointment for an in-pharmacy COVID-19 PCR test

Important information

Be sure to check the entry requirements carefully for the country you're travelling to. Requirements may vary depending on whether you're fully vaccinated or not. For example, some countries may not require a pre-departure test for fully vaccinated travellers. You should also check requirements for any countries or territories you will visit or travel through. See the latest foreign travel advice.

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In-pharmacy testing service

Pre-departure test
Make an appointment for a pharmacist to do your pre-departure PCR test. Testing requirements may vary depending on vaccination status. Please check carefully before you travel.

How it works

Book and pay for your test online

Make an appointment at a time that suits you.

Visit your local pharmacy for your pre-departure test

You must ensure you bring photo ID.

Get tested

A trained pharmacist will take your nose and throat swab in a private consultation room.

Receive results via email

Our pharmacist will send your test to the lab for processing. Test results are typically available by 11:59pm on the day the lab receives your swab.*

More information

Want to order online?

We sell home test kits in our online shop so you can carry out the test yourself at home.

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Frequently asked questions

For more information about our COVID-19 PCR testing service, please see our frequently asked questions below.