PCR test for traveling to France
Are you traveling to France and do you want to know which corona measures apply? Here you will find more information about the COVID-19 test recommended for France. Specific requirements may apply, such as the validity of the statement. You should take a good look at this yourself.
PCR tests are administered by a doctor
COVID-19 PCR certificate by ISO certified and RIVM validated laboratory.
Result the same day around 10 p.m. (if tested in the morning)
A medical certificate no older than 72 hours prior to departure to enter and avoid quarantine.
Children from 11 years old must be tested.
Bring the medical statement
Make sure you have the statement of your PCR status with you when you travel.
What test do I need to travel to France?
For this you choose a PCR test. This must be issued no more than 72 hours before departure.
How should the test be administered?
For France, you must have a nasopharyngeal swab and / or a saliva test. We provide both tests.
When will I receive the results?
The same day, around 10:00 PM (if tested in the morning).
Can I make an appointment by phone?
No, that is not possible, use our agenda for this. We need personal information to complete the certificate.
Can I schedule an appointment for several people?
Yes, you can add family members in our online planning tool.
COVID-19 test France
For France, a COVID-19 PCR test is required. The statement must not be older than 72 hours before departure to enter the country.
The situation regarding corona tests for France is changing every day. You can find an up-to-date overview of all the requirements that a country has for corona tests on the page of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This organization maintains an overview of all countries.
COVID-19 test necessary?
Op deze pagina informeren we u over PCR-tests voor reizen naar het buitenland. U moet zelf beoordelen of de coronatest voor uw specifieke reis en verblijfsduur noodzakelijk is. Mocht u vragen hebben dan kunt u hiervoor contact met ons opnemen.
COVID-19 Priority PCR test
Several countries have made COVID-19 testing mandatory for people who want to enter the country. Coronalab helps travelers offer COVID-19 tests that we analyze with priority. As a result, if tested in the morning before 11:30 am, you will have the results the same day.
How our healthcare professionals work
Our doctor or nurse will take some mucus by means of a throat and nasal swab. Our laboratory analyzes your material. The doctor will check the results and make a certificate confirming your COVID-19 PCR status. This certificate is sent personally via secure e-mail.
What is a corona test?
We determine whether you are currently carrying the corona virus on the basis of a corona test. In countries with an entry restriction, this is necessary to avoid mandatory quarantine. There are different ways of testing. The PCR test is required for travel. Based on this test, we determine whether the virus is in the throat or nasal cavity.
Before you can travel, you must be able to submit a negative PCR test with a medical certificate of health. In some cases you have to send it in advance.
Coronalab (Microbe & Lab) has an ISO certified laboratory at the Science park in Amsterdam. Our laboratory has been approved by the RIVM for COVID-19 PCR tests.
Experts in infectious diseases
Our company is managed by a Physician Microbiologist. Together with a team of scientists in the field of medical microbiology and infectious diseases, we do a lot of research on infectious diseases and we develop, certify and produce our own CE-IVD marked tests. We validate and implement these in hospitals in the Netherlands and abroad.
We have more than 10 years of experience developing certified medical tests.
Need a quick result?
You can visit us in the morning (until 11.30 a.m.) and have the result with the COVID-19 PCR certificate signed by one of our doctors around 10 p.m. the same day.
The costs for a test including a certificate are Eur 149.95 per person. You can pay this amount in advance in our planning tool.
How does testing work?
You make an appointment for a test via our planning tool. Our doctor or nurse will collect material from you. The material is examined in our laboratory. If you are tested in the morning before 11.30 am, you will receive the result and the COVID-19 PCR statement around 10 pm the same day. Our doctor provides this statement. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.