Travel Testing

With the rules and regulations surrounding travel during the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly and continuously changing, you may require proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen test.

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Travel Smart. Travel Safe.

Travel has been an industry and a favourite pastime that has suffered greatly during the pandemic.

As regulations change, and the industry begins to open up, you may be required to provide proof of a negative COVID test result in order to travel. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 infection, have not traveled in the last 14 days, and have not been in close contact with a positive case, you can get tested for COVID-19 in order to travel.

Trust COVID Travel Test to provide you with an easy testing experience with results quickly and reliably. 

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Rapid Testing For Returning Travelers

Travelers returning to Canada can now gain entry with only a positive Rapid Antigen Test.

Book your pre-travel and return tests with us, and we'll provide you with a complete self-testing kit* to take with you that can be used in conjunction with an online video call conveniently at your hotel before you return to Canada.

*Only testing kits approved by Health Canada and provided by COVID Travel Test prior to departure are valid. Internet access is required.

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Frequently Asked Questions

See some frequently asked questions below. If you don't find the answer to your question, get in touch with us and a member of our team will help you.

  • How do I get a Virutal Rapid Antigen Test for returning to Canada?

    Before you travel, we provide the option for you to purchase a Virtual Rapid Antigen test to pick up from one of our clinics.

    You also have the option of purchasing a Virtual Rapid Antigen test when booking your pre-departure rapid test, and you can pick it up from us when you come in for your pre-departure test.

  • When should I get tested for travel?

    For the COVID-19 PCR swab test:

    • Travellers should be tested between 50 to 60 hours before their flight, no less or more. If you book your appointment outside of this window, you risk not getting your results on time.
    • Your results will take 24 to 48 hours after you have completed your test to be sent to you.

    For the Covid- 19 Antigen Rapid Test:

    • Qualitative Test completed on the day of the appointment followed by a reliable Certificate for schools and/or employers.

    *Please review your airline or final destination’s requirements as it pertains to COVID-19 testing. Our COVID-19 testing window and results’ turnaround time may not be suitable for your particular airline or destination. It is the patient’s responsibility to be aware of this information and COVID Travel Test will not offer refunds for related issues.

  • Do I meet the requirements for pre-travel COVID-19 testing?

    If you require a pre-travel COVID-19 test, please ensure that you meet the requirements below:

    • You are asymptomatic (you do not have any symptoms);
    • You have not traveled in the last 14 days;
    • You have not been in close contact with a positive case;
    • You or any dependant you are booking for are 6 years old and older;
    • For travellers, you understand that your testing MUST be done within 50-60 hours prior to your departure and that results will be available 24 to 48 hours after you have completed your test.*
    If you require COVID -19 Antigen rapid test, please ensure that you meet the requirements below:
    • You are asymptomatic (you do not have any symptoms);
    • You have not traveled in the last 14 days;
    • You have not been in close contact with a positive case.

    *Please review your airline or final destination’s requirements as it pertains to COVID-19 testing. Our COVID-19 testing window and results’ turnaround time may not be suitable for your particular airline or destination. It is the patient’s responsibility to be aware of this information and COVID Travel Test will not offer refunds for related issues.

  • Where can I find out about current travel restrictions?

    You can find up-to-date information about current travel restrictions by visiting this site: https://apply.joinsherpa.com/ travel-restrictions

  • Is the COVID Travel Test service suitable for my airline or destination?

    Not all airlines or destinations have the same requirements in terms of COVID-19 testing. Our COVID-19 test type, testing window, and results’ turnaround time may not be suitable for your particular airline or destination.

    IMPORTANT NOTE

    Review the requirements from your airline or final destination pertaining to COVID-19 testing and confirm that the type of test offered by COVID Travel Test meets these requirements.

    We are not responsible for confirming or validating this information on your behalf.

    It is the patient’s responsibility to be aware of this information. We will not offer refunds for related issues.

  • How do I book a pre-travel COVID-19 RT-PCR test or the COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test?

    Your test must be booked online through this website.

    Simply select the location you will be testing at, and proceed through the booking process.

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Booking For Groups

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Book A COVID-19 Rapid Antigen or RT-PCR Test

Whether you're traveling, or require an asymptomatic COVID test, book with COVID Travel Test at one of our two convenient locations today.

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