Where can I get tested for COVID-19 in the Philippines?
Where can I find laboratories that provide COVID-19 testing in the Philippines?
This is the official list of testing centres by the Philippine Health Department: HERE
What is the availability and costs of a swab test?
The Fair Agency team inquired at several of the listed laboratories and found:
- The test results take about 3-5 days.
- The cost ranges from 6,000 to 9,300 PHP. We see that the costs of these tests may rise over time.
- Many testing laboratories require appointments in advance.
- We found that public testing laboratories have often over-booked or over-capacity.
What are the requirements for domestic helpers travelling to Hong Kong?
Domestic helpers may be required to take a rapid COVID-19 test before they leave the Philippines for Hong Kong.
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Last updated on August 31st, 2021