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Where can I get a COVID-19 test in Hong Kong?

This is a rapidly changing situation. We try our best to provide accurate and updated information. Please double-check with the relevant sources.

Read more about compulsory testing notice for domestic helpers: here.

Options for testing:

Please check directly for pricing and requirements.

Government options:

1. Visit any of the mobile specimen collection stations (see the list and target groups (if applicable) at for testing.

2. Go to a community testing centres (see the list at; To make an appointment, you will need: Name, HKID, and a Hong Kong mobile phone number.
3. Use a deep throat saliva specimen collection pack from any of the 121 post offices, vending machines set up at 20 MTR stations or 47 designated general outpatient clinics (GOPCs) of the Hospital Authority and return the specimen to one of the designated specimen collection points (see the distribution points and times, and the specimen collection points and times, at;
4. Go to testing at any of the GOPCs of the Hospital Authority as instructed by a medical professional of the Hospital Authority;
5. Use a specimen bottle distributed to the relevant specified premises by the CHP (if applicable), and return the specimen bottle with the sample collected as per relevant guidelines.

Private options:

6. Self-arrange testing provided by private laboratories which are recognised by the Department of Health (DH) and can issue SMS notifications in respect of test results (see the list at

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Last updated on May 13th, 2021