PCR test for travel
Are you traveling and do you need a PCR test? Coronalab offers a COVID-19 PCR test with certificate for travellers. We have our own RIVM validated laboratory for corona tests and have already helped thousands of travelers for more than 50 countries with a test and travel declaration. You will always receive the result the same day of tests taken in our clinic.
Make an appointment now via our online tool.
Corona tests for travellers
Do you need a PCR test for travel? A lot of countries have certain requirements to combat COVID-19 infections. For example, they require a certificate of a negative test before you can enter the country. At Coronalab we offer COVID-19 PCR and rapid tests with travel certificates. Not all countries accept the antigen rapid test for entry. Countries do have different rules about the validity and duration of the certificate. Therefore, always read the rules about the country you are going to. To check the requirements, please select your country below.
Note: the situation changes every day. There may be anomalies and you are responsible for checking entry restrictions for the destination country with the local authorities and the tour operator.
Microbe&Lab is ISO certified. Our CEO is a medical microbiologist. All tests are monitored by trained personnel.
RIVM (Dutch CDC) accredited
Our laboratory is accredited by the RIVM for Sars-CoV-2 diagnostics.
Privacy and GDPR
The results are all sent exclusively via secure e-mail in accordance with GDPR.
10 years experience
We have more than 10 years of experience in developing medical tests for infectious diseases.
Our test locations
You can plan a test directly in our booking tool.
More information about the availability of the tests and opening hours of the various locations? Select the location below.
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National government travel advice
We always recommend that you read the travel advice provided by the Dutch government. Also, make sure you follow the instructions of your travel organization or airline. They will notify you of any specific requirements for your flight. We also advise you to take a good look at the travel information and status of your travel destination.
The RIVM website provides a lot of information about COVID-19. You can also consult the website of the government of the country of destination. You can find current information about the situation per country on the websites of the government, the National Coordination Center for Travel Advice, IATA and those of your travel organization and / or airline. The ANWB also provides a lot of information.
Disclaimer: our information is continuously updated. Information about the COVID-19 crisis varies by country and specific area and is subject to change. We therefore make no guarantees that the information on this page is always up-to-date.
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. This means you always 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 issue a certificate confirming your COVID-19 PCR status. This certificate is sent in person via secure e-mail.
What is a corona test?
Based on a corona test, we determine whether you are currently carrying the corona virus. 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 testing.
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 in developing certified medical tests.
Need a quick result?
With us you always receive the results of your test the same day. Usually you will receive the result and the COVID-19 PCR certificate around 10 p.m., this can also be earlier. The certificate is signed by one of our doctors.
The price for a PCR test including a certificate are € 89,- per person. The price of a rapid antigen test with certificate is €49,- You can pay this amount in advance in our planning tool.
Frequently asked questions about PCR testing
Going on vacation or traveling during this period brings some more concerns. We try to help you as best we can with all questions that arise about testing for travelers. That is why we have answered a number of frequently asked questions below. If your question is not listed here, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to help you.
When will I get the results?
Will I receive a certificate with the result?
Coronalab offers a COVID-19 PCR certificate for travelers. This is a personal certificate and we will state the information on the PCR certificate that you provided us with when booking, as well as the test method. So check this carefully before you book. This also applies to the precise requirement in terms of PCR test method. Travelers are responsible for communicating the correct method.
We recommend that you always print the document and take it with you when traveling. More information can be found on our travel clinic page.
What time is stated on your certificate?
The certificate shows the time when the certificate was generated.
Is your PCR certificate valid everywhere?
We have been approved by the RIVM for the COVID-19 PCR tests and are allowed to perform these tests.
It may be that additional requirements are set. For example, China has made a selection of test locations. And some countries require a different test method. The traveler is responsible for checking whether the test method or other health statement is required for the country of destination.
We always recommend that you take a good look at the travel advice provided by the Dutch government and the information from your travel organization or airline. We also advise you to take a good look at the travel information and the status of your travel destination. They will notify you of any specific requirements that may be set. This is your responsibility and we do not provide travel advice.
You can find current information about the situation per country on the websites of the government, the National Coordination Center for Travel Advice, IATA and those of your travel organization and / or airline. The ANWB also provides a lot of information.
How can I make an appointment?
Can I cancel my appointment?
Yes, this is possible up to 24 hours before your test appointment. You can do this yourself. More information about canceling can be found in Article 7 of our general terms and conditions.
Do I have to bring my passport or ID card?
If you wish to receive a travel certificate, please enter your passport or ID card number when booking. Then also bring your identification document to the appointment. We use your passport / ID number on the certificates and we must verify these travel documents. So don't forget to bring it with you.
How do I receive the results?
You will receive the results via secure e-mail to the e-mail address provided when booking.
We only call if the result is positive.
How long is the result valid?
Countries have different requirements with regard to the validity of a PCR test. More information can be found on our travel clinic page.
Always check the specific requirement for your destination. This way you avoid arriving with an expired statement. You are responsible for checking the entry restrictions for the destination country with the local authorities and the tour operator. This also applies to the test method that is required.
What language are the results in?
You will receive the results in English.
At which locations can I get tested?
There are now 21 locations in the Netherlands where you can take a test. View the overview on our test locations page.
How is the PCR test administered?
We take the test by means of a throat and nose swab. This is in accordance with the RIVM guideline.
We don't do a gargle test. For some travelers, we do custom testing methods if the country and local authorities request it.
Should children be tested?
Yes. However, there are many differences between countries with regard to the age of PCR testing for children. We recommend that you check this carefully.
When will I be called if the result is positive?
If your result is positive our physician will call you within 24 hours.
Corona test for flights
Do you need a flight corona test? When you travel abroad by plane, you need a negative corona test in many countries. Take a good look at the current rules for the country you are traveling to. This differs per country and can sometimes change. In almost all cases you need a travel certificate. At Coronalab you will receive a travel statement in case of a negative test. Book your corona test for flying now quickly and easily at Coronalab.