COVID-19 Testing for Travel

If you are travelling outside the borders of South Africa, you will be required to produce a negative PCR COVID-19 test before departure and on arrival in your destination country.

Each country has their own set of COVID-19 compliance rules for entry. Pleasure ensure that you check your COVID-19 entry requirements with your travel agency and/or airline before booking a testing appointment.

Useful Resource – IATA Travel Centre Interactive Travel Regulations Map

View our Walk-In Testing Stations

Kindly note that testing for travel is not claimable and can not be remitted to medical aid for reimbursement.

PCR Testing

PCR testing is conducted at all of our walk-in COVID-19 testing sites as well as through our mobile testing service. 

Results are issued within 12 to 36 hours. (Testing option dependant) 
Express PCR Results within 2-3 hours. (View Details)

Antigen Testing

Rapid Antigen testing is offered at all of our walk-in COVID-19 testing centres in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban. 

Results are issued within 15 to 30 minutes. 

Inception Biosciences

All of our RT-PCR and Express PCR COVID-19 tests are processed through Inception Biosciences. Inception Biosciences is licenced through the Department of Health specifically for the diagnostic testing of SARS COV-2.

Testing Locations

Please view our walk-in COVID-19 testing stations to locate near you! No appointment is required.

Mobile Testing

Visit our appointment page to request a mobile COVID-19 test at home, a hotel or at an office.

Additional Information

Should you require any additional information, please complete the form below.