Healthcare United Toa Payoh Clinic in Singapore offers COVID-19 PCR Swab Tests.
Ministry of Health Singapore-approved COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) swab tests are available at the Healthcare United Toa Payoh Clinic.
The most accurate test for COVID-19 is the COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. The test is a swab used to detect the presence of COVID-19 antigen in a person.
**Due to the increase in patient volume, you can anticipate longer wait times, and our clinics’ registration counters typically close 15 minutes prior to their scheduled closing time. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, registration counters could close earlier.
Pre-departure testing is available for travelers bound for countries that require a COVID-19 test for entry.
*Please confirm that your testing window falls within the pre-departure testing requirements for your destination country.
The COVID-19 serology test is a blood test that detects the antibodies our immune system produces to fight the infection. Individuals who received COVID-19 vaccinations outside of Singapore are able to confirm their vaccination status by undergoing a serology test in Singapore.
Standard Pre-Departure Test (PDT)Package A
Get Results and Notarised HealthCert within 12 hours.
Express Pre-Departure Test (PDT)Package B
Get Results and Notarised HealthCert within 4 hours.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1). What distinguishes COVID-19 serology tests from PCR swab tests?
COVID-19 PCR swab tests are diagnostic tests that identify individuals with active COVID-19 infection.
In contrast, COVID-19 serology tests are unable to determine whether a person is currently infected with COVID-19. Instead, serology tests are utilized for pre-departure screening (if required by the destination country), COVID-19 vaccination verification, and contact tracing.
2). How quickly will I receive the results of my COVID-19 PCR swab test?
- COVID-19 PCR swab test (for non-pre-departure): 24 hours
- COVID-19 PCR swab and serology test (for travelers to China): 24 hours
- Pre-departure 24-hour COVID-19 PCR swab test
- 4-hour COVID-19 Express PCR swab test
- How will I receive the results of my COVID-19 PCR swab?
- COVID-19 PCR swab test (non-pre-departure): SMS and email notification
- COVID-19 Pre-departure PCR swab test: SMS and email notification
- COVID-19 Pre-departure PCR swab (for travelers to China and India): SMS text and email
3). Are there any available subsidies for the COVID-19 PCR swab test?
There are no subsidies for COVID-19 PCR swab tests for travelers and testing on a voluntary basis.