COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing for People Without Symptoms

The Centre for Tropical and Travel Medicine of 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 161.80 CHF* 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*

Nasopharyngeal swab
Test result within 2 hrs. incl. certificate (by email) in German and English.
Caution: the PCR fast test cannot be used for travel to China.

Antibody detection (IgG, IgA, IgM) for certificate                       99.00 CHF Blood sample can be taken daily; laboratory test is carried out every Tuesday and Thursday; must be paid directly on site; result and certificate within 24 hours after performance on the day of the laboratory test.

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

*Testing following contact with a COVID-19 positive person will only be paid for by the Confederation if there is a request from the Cantonal Medical Service or a notification via the app.