Pre-Departure Swab Test

Pre-departure COVID-19 PCR Test

Good news! You can now do your pre-departure COVID-19 PCR Test at our Fullerton Health medical centres. This is applicable for travellers from Singapore who will be travelling to a destination country that has a mandatory requirement to produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test result prior to entry into the country.

Commonly Asked Questions

How much does each test cost?

PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction), test will cost $199.02 per test (including GST). Serology test will cost $53.50 per test (after GST).

Do I need to make an appointment for this test?

Yes! Once you have been notified of the approval via email, please contact one of our clinics (listed below) to make an appointment. Important things to note before making an appointment:

You should make an appointment that fits your required testing window that is in line with your destination country’s requirement.

You should have obtained prior approval from a Singapore government agency before calling the clinic to make the appointment.

How far in advance should I make an appointment for this test?

*Please refer to the “Latest Cut-off Test Timing” and book your appointment slot within the indicated timing. If you do not make a prior appointment, there is no guarantee that there will be an appointment slot for you and/or you may not get your results in time for your flight.

What if I missed my appointment?

Please call our call centre at 6333 3636 to check for the next available appointment clinic slot. Travelers who miss the cut-off test timing will not be able to obtain a test result in time for their flight.

What is the turnaround time for test result?

You will receive your memo at least three hours before your departure, if you met the cut-off timing at your clinic.

What should I bring for my appointment?

Identity card and passport

Approval letter to take the pre-departure PCR swab test

Softcopy booking reference showing your departure flight timing (if applicable)

What should I do if I am feeling unwell ? (E.g. Fever, cough, cold symptoms)

If you are feeling unwell, with fever, cough, cold symptoms – travel may not be possible

Please visit your nearest GP clinic for review by a doctor

If you have already had a pre-travel swab conducted at Fullerton, please return to the clinic for review by our doctor

Please note that (i) Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) will respond to applications within 5 working days. (ii) ICA approval is required before our medical centres can administer the test.

For any queries or appointments, please contact 6333 3636 or assistme@fullertonhealth.comand indicate “PRE-TRAVEL PCR TEST” in email subject.

*Please refer to for details on applying for a pre-departure test.