We perform COVID-19 pre-departure testing with a 48 hour turnaround time in Wellington. We encourage a contactless customer experience and ask that you book your test and pay online before visiting the Travel Centre.
It is a simple 5 step process:
- Go to Book My Test to select location, date, time and to order your test.
- Answer screening questions, these will be emailed to you 48 hours before your booking.
- Bring your printed test request form and photographic ID to the Travel Centre.
- Your swab is collected and sent to the laboratory for testing.
- Your results will be emailed to you 48 hours after the swab is collected.
Locations & Opening Hours
We have the following testing location:
Wellington: Newtown Collection Centre
(Opposite the hospital)
74 Riddiford Street
The Travel Centre is open as follows:
- Monday to Friday 5pm – 7pm
- Saturday 9am – 11am
Results will be provided to your email address within 48 hours of the swab being collected. The results will be password protected and will include instructions on how to open the email to view your result.
To view a sample report please go to Useful Resources in the section below.
The following tests are available:
- $250 – Covid-19 swab (PCR Test)
- $96.25 – COVID serology IgM (For travel to China only)
- $86.25 – COVID serology IgG
Covid serology testing can be selected after clicking on Book My Test. It will appear in the My Details screen.