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COVID-19 PCR travel testing in Launceston, TAS

Launceston Pathology performs COVID-19 RT-PCR testing for all travellers at our dedicated COVID-19 collection centre.

It is essential that you check with your destination, transit country and airline for travel requirements and recommended timeframe in which you need to demonstrate a negative COVID-19 PCR test.


After processing your payment and receiving your request form, a collection appointment is required, please phone 03 6334 3636.
Please bring your passport and request form.

Ordering your COVID-19 travel test is a quick and simple three-step process.  

Step 1 Order and pay for your COVID-19 test

  • COVID-19 PCR swab $145 (AUD)*

Step 2 Have your sample collected

Step 3 Receive an SMS with your International COVID-19 travel report

*Pricing is subject to change. A doctor referral is not required | No Medicare rebate is available

Important things to know about Tasmania travel

Here are some frequently asked questions for travellers departing or arriving to Tasmania

Please refer to the TAS.GOV website for the most up to date COVID-19 advice.* 

*These requirements are subject to rapid change; please stay up to date with travel policies of your destination.

If you order your test through Launceston Pathology, you must have your sample(s) collected at one of our COVID-19 collection centres in Tasmania.

If you are departing from a different state or territory, you can select the appropriate Sonic practice to order your test here.

Please check our FAQ's for more information on COVID-19 travel testing. If you require further assistance please call our COVID-19 Hotline on  (03) 6334 3636

Updated Monday, 06 June 2022