Covid RT-PCR Test

$125.00 +HST 5 minutes


Please note: Avalon Laboratories Inc. is only able to test asymptomatic individuals at this time. If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, please call 811 or complete the COVID-19 Self-Assessment to arrange COVID-19 testing through your Regional Health Authority. A list of symptoms defined by the World Health Organization can be found here.


Avalon Laboratories Inc. is nationally accredited to perform COVID PCR testing. Our results are accepted by Transport Canada and the Public Health Lab. Avalon Laboratories is also a Trusted Travel Partner with Air Canada and Hawaii to provide COVID-19 RT-PCR testing for people travelling to Hawaii.


For international travellers, it is recommended to verify that this test will satisfy the entry requirements of your destination. Certain destinations may recognize a Rapid Antigen Test.


$125 plus HST covers the cost of having the swab collected at our facility at 5 Sea Rose Avenue in St. John’s as well as the test. The swabbing process takes just 5 minutes.


Please note that with the recent COVID-19 Omicron outbreak, it may take up to 48 hours to receive your results. However, we will still make every effort to have your results to you as soon as possible.  Your results will be emailed to the address you provide on the Chain of Custody Form. Please check your email’s Junk or Spam folder before contacting the lab about the status of your report.


If you are booking tests for multiple people, you must book a separate appointment for each one.


Your booking will be confirmed once payment is received. Your confirmation email will include all the information you need to know.


Please note:  There will be an administration fee of $6.50 + HST per test for all refunds.