COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing for People Without Symptoms

The Travel Clinic at Swiss TPH offers the following SARS-CoV-2 tests for asymptomatic individuals age 6 years and older. The tests are usually carried out from Monday to Friday. Book your appointment now.

Test Price Description
PCR normal 171.85 CHF Real time PCR normal
Nasopharyngeal swab
Test before 10 a.m. --> result same day at around 4 p.m. incl. certificate
Test after 10 a.m. --> result next day at around 4 p.m. incl. certificate.
Before public holidays and weekends, testing is only possible until 10 am.
PCR fast (2 hours) 444.85 CHF

Real time PCR fast
Nasopharyngeal swab
Test result within 2 hrs. incl. certificate (by email) in German and English

Rapid test

Free of charge (costs are covered by the government for persons insured in Switzerland and cross-border commuters. Max 1x/week. Persons who neither have health insurance in Switzerland nor work in Switzerland as cross-border commuters must pay the test costs of 47.00 CHF.)

Antigen rapid test
Nasopharyngeal swab
Test result to take away directly (~20 min), within 2 hrs., resp. until end of the day, 6 pm, incl. certificate (by email) in German and English and official COVID-19 form with QR code
Antibody detection (IgG, IgA, IgM)                       First sub-type: 116.00 CHF
Each additional sub-type: 42.00 CHF extra
Blood draw
Test result within 72 hours

It is the responsibility of each traveller to select the valid test for the destination country and airline and to know the validity period.