We offer supervised COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) for international travel. 

WALK-INS ONLY. NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED.

COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are conducted at our pharmacy under the supervision of one of our pharmacists in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 

Strict health and safety protocols are followed. 

A signed certificate of test results is provided after the rapid testing is complete. 

Please note: Inconclusive and positive results may require you to have a PCR confirmation test immediately following the result. Patients must not eat or drink for 15 minutes before attending the pharmacy for their test. Please carry your original passport. We require evidence of your full name on the passport, in order to prepare our certificate and verify your identity. We will not accept copies.

The cost for supervised testing is $49.95, including the cost of the purchase of the test kit.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need to carry any identification?

Please bring your original passport. Evidence of your full name on the passport is required to accurately prepare our certificate and verify your identity. We will not accept copies.

Do I need to book an appointment?

We are accepting walk-ins only. There is no need to book an appointment. 

When is the supervised rapid testing conducted?

Supervised rapid antigen testing appointments are available on the following days and times: 

Mon to Fri
8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

We are closed on public holidays.

How much does supervised rapid testing cost?

We charge $49.95 for this service, including the cost of purchase of the test kit.

How long does it take?

15-20 minutes. This is the time required for us to comply fully with the manufacturer’s instructions for use of the test.  We will print your certificate immediately after the results become available.

What information does the certificate contain?

  • Traveller name and date of birth (age at time of test or passport number accepted, if date of birth not listed)
  • The test result (such as ‘negative’ or ‘not detected’)
  • The method of test conducted (e.g. NAA test or RAT)
  • The brand and make of the test (for RAT tests)
  • The date (for RAT also include time) of specimen collection for the accepted COVID-19 test
  • That the specimen for the test was collected, and the test was carried out by or under the supervision of and, signed by an authorised pharmacist

Do I need to bring my own RAT?

No. A RAT is provided and included in the price.

What brand of RAT do we use?

We generally use All Test RATs, which are registered by TGA on the ARTG. If they are out of stock, we will select another test registered on the ARTG.

Can I choose between the different types of RAT?

We generally have both oral tests and nasal tests available for use.  The All Test RAT (Nasal) is rated very high sensitivity by the TGA. The All Test RAT (Oral Fluid) is rated as high sensitivity.

Can I bring my own RAT?

No. In order for us to properly supervise the test, we need to be certain that the test kit has been stored in appropriate conditions, is within expiry, is registered on the ARTG and that we are confident about the results.