Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test (Express 4-hour results delivery option available)

Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test @ $128*

✓ $56* for Serology Test add-on

✓ Results < 24 hours

✓ Same-day appointment available

*Prices stated exclude 7% GST.

Express Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test @ $350*

Get your test results within 6 hours (excludes time taken to deliver sample from Nuffield Medical Orchard to our lab).

Essential if you:

  • must produce a negative COVID-19 test result within 24 hours of departure via flight to selected countries (eg, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand); or
  • must produce a negative COVID-19 test result due to last-minute travel. 

*Prices stated exclude 7% GST.

SARS-CoV-2 Saliva Test @ $138*

Get your test results within 24 hours. Saliva testing is accepted by countries such as The United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan (as of 15 Dec 2021).

IMPORTANT: Please do not consume any food or drinks; brush your teeth; gargle mouthwash; smoke; or chew gum at least 1 hour before the test. This helps to prevent contamination of the saliva sample.

Travellers are expected to check on the travel advisories of their destination countries to determine their eligibility for Covid-19 saliva tests.

*Prices stated exclude 7% GST.

COVID-19 PCR Swab Test Fees

For travelling to China

Test
Price*
PCR Swab 
$128
Serology Test (IgM)
(Not vaccinated/ Incomplete Vaccination / Vaccinated with Sinovac, Sinopharm)
$56
Serology Test (Anti-N Protein)
(Completed COVID vaccination with Pfizer/Moderna)
$56

For travelling to Thailand

Test
Price*
PCR Swab
$128
Fit-To-Travel Memo
$16
Doctor’s Consultation
$50

For travelling to The United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan

Test
Price*
Saliva Test
$138
(Optional)
Fit-To-Travel Memo
$16
(Optional)
Doctor’s Consultation
$50

For travelling to Other Countries

Test
Price*
PCR Swab
$128
(Optional)
Fit-To-Travel Memo
$16
(Optional)
Doctor’s Consultation
$50

*Prices stated exclude 7% GST.

What To Expect

1. Check your testing window

Make sure your flight is within the next 48-72 hours from the point of testing; the testing window differs across destination countries.

2. Book an appointment

Select your preferred test date and make payment online.

Please leave us a WhatsApp message at 8820 2403 if you have any questions and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

3. Get tested at Nuffield Medical

Turn up for your scheduled test date and time at Nuffield Medical Orchard clinic.

4. Receive results within 24 hours

Get your results via email and SMS.

Important Notes About Your Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test

Testing window

Flight to China: Test must be done within 40-48 hours before your flight.
Flight to Other Countries: Test must be done within 48-72 hours before your flight.

Travellers are responsible for verifying the testing window requirements of their destination country and ensuring that the clinic met the stipulated timeline.

Do allocate adequate time to take and receive test results before departure from Singapore. For latest updates, visit the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) website.

Required documents

Identity card (for Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass Holders only), and passport (for all travellers)
Soft copy of booking reference showing the timing of your departure flight (if applicable)

- For all travellers, kindly book your appointment by 5pm for weekdays and 12pm for Saturday.
- For bulk bookings, please email orchard@nuffieldmedical.com.sg
- For an elective Swab Test without travel, please fill out the form on this page.

PCR swab test procedure

The Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. You are advised to reduce contact with other individuals before results are released.

Getting PCR swab test results

You will receive your Swab Test results within 24 hours (or 6 hours if you opted for Express).

You will receive your results memo via email within 24 hours. You are advised to keep a printed copy of this for easy reference during your travel.

*In the event that results delivery is delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, we will not be held responsible for any missed flight.

Digital test results

Nuffield Medical will provide verifiable digital COVID-19 Swab Test results to enable an easy and smooth travel process for outbound travellers.

Get your results memo via email within 24 hours, or 6 hours if you opt for the Express PCR Test.

It is possible that delays in results delivery may occur, which can lead to travellers missing their flight. In the event that results delivery is delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, we will not be held responsible for any missed flight.

Test results are available only via the memo sent to your email. Hard copy will be provided upon request.

*Please notify us if an additional Fit-To-Travel memo is required by the destination country, eg, Japan and Thailand.

If you tested positive for COVID-19

Travellers whose COVID-19 PCR Swab Test result is positive are advised to cancel their flight immediately. Thereafter, MOH will contact you to make necessary arrangements for subsequent care and management. Here's what to do next.

Refunds

Please note that all online payments are final and there won't be any refunds. Please only book and make payment if you need the test.

Any no-shows will result in your booking and payment being forfeited, and a new booking and payment will be required if you would like to take the test again.

#06-06 Scotts Medical Center
Pacific Plaza Singapore 228210


Monday to Sunday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Open on Public Holidays
Last patient registration at 3.45pm daily
Clinic Hotline: 8820 2403 (WhatsApp only)

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#05-02 Wheelock Place
501 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238880


Monday to Sunday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Open on Public Holidays
Last patient registration at 3.45pm daily
Clinic Hotline: 8820 2403 (WhatsApp only)

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Book Your Pre-Departure COVID-19 PCR Swab Test or Saliva Test

Pay online now to confirm your booking slot.

Please leave us a WhatsApp message at 8820 2403 if you have any questions and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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