Covid -19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Tests and Antigen Rapid Test (ART), including pre-departure testing at our Gleneagles Medical Clinic at #05-13

From 1 Dec 2020, our Clinic at #05-13 Gleneagles Medical Centre is one of the clinics approved by MOH to conduct Covid -19 PCR tests including pre-departure testing for asymptomatic patients. In January 2022, our clinic at GMC has also been approved to conduct supervised ART pre-departure tests for asymptomatic patients

All requests for tests are done strictly by appointments only.  Both tests, including pre-departure testing, can be done at the Clinic during 12 noon to 2 pm from Mondays to Saturdays.

To make appointments, please call our Clinic at Gleneagles Medical Centre at +65 67326388 or watspp message at +65 98324136, or email or through our website via this link:

Here are some FAQs:

1. What are the slots available for me to take the Covid 19 PCR or ART test?
(A): The slots available to do tests are : 12 noon to 2pm , Mondays to Saturdays and strictly by appointments only. Please do make the appointment by calling or send a watsapp message or email us or make an appointment via our website.

2. Do I need to apply to MOH for approval to have the test done?
(A): From 1 Dec 2020 onwards, government approval is no longer required for pre-departure COVID-19 PCR tests.

3. What is the cost of the COVID-19 swab test? Are there other additional costs?
(A): The COVID-19 PCR Swab Test costs $95.00 inclusive of GST (Weekdays) or $110.00 inclusive of GST (Saturdays). If serology blood test is required for your departure, then there is an additional cost of $46.25 inclusive of GST.  For express COVID-19 PCR Swab, ( turn-around within 6 hours), the cost is $230 ( including GST) for Mondays to Fridays. For supervised ART, it is $35 ( with GST).

4. How long will the test take?
(A): Both Swab tests will take approximately 15 minutes.

5. When will I get the results? How will I know the test result?
(A): The results for the PCR swab test will be out approximately 24 hours later.  If the test result is negative, we will email you a copy of the test result and certification.  For the ART result, we will email you a copy of the certificate 2 hours later.

6. Do I need to bring my IC or passport on the day of the test? Are there other documents I will need to bring?
(A): You need to bring only your IC or passport on the day of the test

7. Am I able to pay cash or use my credit card to pay on the day of the test?
(A): No, all payments need to be made to us via Paynow when you confirm the appointment for the PCR Swab test.

8. How many days in advance should I make an appointment for this test?
(A): It depends on the requirements set by your destination country.  Generally, it should be at least 48 to 72 hours prior to your flight.

9. If I start having flu symptoms like fever, cough etc just before the day of the test, can I still come for the appointment?
(A): No, you will need to do your swab tests at the Gleneagles Hospital 24-Hour Clinic.

10. What if my test result turns out positive?
(A): We will notify you and MOH will contact you with further instructions.

11. I have a 10 year child. Can your clinic do the swab test for her?
(A): Our Clinic will only do the predeparture Covid 19 tests for patients 13 years and above.