Find a testing clinic near you, find out when it is open and any special conditions you need to know before you visit.
Getting tested for COVID-19 is free, convenient and easy.
If a GP (doctor) referral is required for a private testing clinic, ask whether you will be charged for the referral.
COVID-19 testing for domestic travel purposes is free and conducted at NSW testing clinics. While NSW Health does not require people without symptoms to self-isolate after a test for the purposes of travel, people are advised to carefully check and follow the requirements of the jurisdictions they are entering.
COVID-19 testing for international travel clearance purposes is conducted at private pathology clinics only and charges apply for this service. Only COVID-19 PCR (nose and throat swab) tests are accepted for international travel. Rapid antigen tests and self-administered COVID-19 tests taken at home are not accepted.
Police may request proof of your negative PCR test, you should carry this at all times.
For information on getting tested for international travel, such as costs and how to book, find your nearest private clinic and contact them directly.
For recent international arrivals who are completing their testing requirements, only COVID-19 PCR (nose and throat swab) tests are accepted and there is no cost. Rapid antigen tests and self-administered COVID-19 tests taken at home are not accepted. Learn about how COVID-19 testing works.