Frequently Asked Questions

You make an appointment for a PCR test in our online agenda. During the appointment, one of our healthcare professionals will take a little mucus from your nose and throat with a cotton swab. The genetic material is analyzed in our ISO-certified laboratory for the presence of the corona virus. You will receive the PCR test result with certificate within 24 hours.

You can make an appointment for a PCR test via our online agenda .

It is imperative that you bring your passport or identity card with you to the testing appointment. This travel document is checked on site. The number of your passport or ID card will be stated on the result document.

One of our healthcare professionals will take nasal and throat mucus with a cotton swab. This is done entirely according to the guidelines of the RIVM. The smear containing genetic material is analyzed for the presence of the coronavirus in our ISO-certified laboratory. This will give a positive or negative test result. Covid-lab.nl also offers the possibility to perform custom test methods for specific countries.

You will receive a result of the test within 24 hours.

You will receive the results of the corona test via a secure e-mail in your mailbox. We use the e-mail address you provided with your appointment reservation. If the test result is positive, you will receive a phone call. In case of a negative result, you will receive a certificate as proof that you do not currently have corona. In most cases you will need this Covid-19 PCR certificate to travel abroad.

The certificate states the date on which the medical certificate (that you are not infected with the coronavirus) was issued and the time when you were tested.

The certificate with the test result is written in English.

The validity of the PCR test varies by country. Each country has its own guidelines. In almost all cases, the medical certificate may be a maximum of 48 or 72 hours old, as the test is a snapshot. Before your trip, check what the requirements are in the country of your travel destination.

A negative PCR test result is mandatory for travelers within the EU and Schengen countries. In addition, the PCR test is valid for travel to many risk areas outside the European Union. Some countries have additional requirements or require a different test method. You should check yourself whether the test method with health declaration is valid for the country of destination. On the website nederlandwereldwijd.nl you can find information about the measures that apply per country. You will also find plenty of information on the websites of the national government , the RIVM , the IATA (International Air Transport Association) and the LCR , the National Coordination Center for Traveler Advice.

In most countries, all travelers, regardless of age, must be tested for corona and must be able to submit a negative test result when traveling abroad. The age from which a PCR test is required differs per country. For example, a test obligation applies to Curaçao for children from 0 years, for Bonaire from 13 years and for the Canary Islands for children from 6 years. Please check this carefully before traveling abroad.

Yes, Please note: with a corona antigen rapid test it is NOT possible to travel to ALL countries . Check whether the country you are traveling to accepts a Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Travel Certificate.

Yes. On request, Covid-lab.nl will visit your company location as soon as possible with the necessary test materials to test your employees for Covid-19. Depending on your wishes, we can perform a one-off, preventive screening or a periodic test session for Covid-19. With our approved antigen rapid tests, your employees are tested quickly and accurately, so that your business continuity is guaranteed.

Yes, it is possible to purchase a subscription to Covid-19 antigen rapid tests at Covid-lab.nl. We provide customization, tailored to the number of employees to be tested and the frequency of testing. You create a safe working environment and you save on the costs of replacing employees who are unable to work due to quarantine. Inquire about the possibilities.

If the test result is negative, the employee did not have corona at the time of testing. According to the guidelines of the central government, he or she no longer has to stay at home. The tested person only needs to (remain) in quarantine if a roommate or direct contact has tested positive for corona, or has corona complaints. Or that the test person returns from a risk area (orange or red).

Testing an individual employee takes approximately 10 minutes, after which a test result follows within a few minutes. It depends on the number of employees to be tested, how much time the total test session takes. In principle, you have the results of all your tested employees the same day.

Covid-lab.nl only works with reliable tests that have been approved by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the RIVM. Our rapid tests for corona carry the CE mark, which indicates that they meet all requirements. They are performed by a trained professional.

This should be a molecular PCR test and a test for Sars-Cov-2/COVID-19. A quick test is also valid in some countries. Please note: with a corona antigen rapid test it is NOT possible to travel to ALL countries . Check whether the country you are traveling to accepts a Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Travel Certificate.

Yes. You can immediately make an appointment at Covid-lab.nl for a Covid-19 antigen rapid test. We have no waiting lists or waiting times. Our test location in Amstelveen has sufficient capacity to take a Covid-19 antigen rapid test every day for hundreds of people. We have extended opening hours and are also open on weekends.

The rapid test takes approximately 10 minutes. You will receive the test result within 15 minutes after taking the Covid-19 antigen rapid test. You have the choice to wait for the results on site or to receive the test results by email. In both cases you will know almost immediately whether or not you are infected with the coronavirus.

Covid-lab.nl only works with reliable tests that have been approved by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the RIVM. Our rapid tests for corona carry the CE mark, which indicates that they meet all requirements. They are performed by a trained professional.

With an antigen test or corona rapid test, a bit of nasal mucus is taken with a cotton swab (swab sample). The mucus sample is examined for the presence of the coronavirus. The approved antigen test bears the CE mark. A positive antigen test indicates an active Covid-19 infection.

pcr test

You make an appointment for a PCR test in our online agenda. During the appointment, one of our healthcare professionals will take a little mucus from your nose and throat with a cotton swab. The genetic material is analyzed in our ISO-certified laboratory for the presence of the corona virus. You will receive the PCR test result with certificate within 24 hours.

You can make an appointment for a PCR test via our online agenda .

It is imperative that you bring your passport or identity card with you to the testing appointment. This travel document is checked on site. The number of your passport or ID card will be stated on the result document.

One of our healthcare professionals will take nasal and throat mucus with a cotton swab. This is done entirely according to the guidelines of the RIVM. The smear containing genetic material is analyzed for the presence of the coronavirus in our ISO-certified laboratory. This will give a positive or negative test result. Covid-lab.nl also offers the possibility to perform custom test methods for specific countries.

You will receive a result of the test within 24 hours.

You will receive the results of the corona test via a secure e-mail in your mailbox. We use the e-mail address you provided with your appointment reservation. If the test result is positive, you will receive a phone call. In case of a negative result, you will receive a certificate as proof that you do not currently have corona. In most cases you will need this Covid-19 PCR certificate to travel abroad.

The certificate states the date on which the medical certificate (that you are not infected with the coronavirus) was issued and the time when you were tested.

The certificate with the test result is written in English.

The validity of the PCR test varies by country. Each country has its own guidelines. In almost all cases, the medical certificate may be a maximum of 48 or 72 hours old, as the test is a snapshot. Before your trip, check what the requirements are in the country of your travel destination.

A negative PCR test result is mandatory for travelers within the EU and Schengen countries. In addition, the PCR test is valid for travel to many risk areas outside the European Union. Some countries have additional requirements or require a different test method. You should check yourself whether the test method with health declaration is valid for the country of destination. On the website nederlandwereldwijd.nl you can find information about the measures that apply per country. You will also find plenty of information on the websites of the national government , the RIVM , the IATA (International Air Transport Association) and the LCR , the National Coordination Center for Traveler Advice.

In most countries, all travelers, regardless of age, must be tested for corona and must be able to submit a negative test result when traveling abroad. The age from which a PCR test is required differs per country. For example, a test obligation applies to Curaçao for children from 0 years, for Bonaire from 13 years and for the Canary Islands for children from 6 years. Please check this carefully before traveling abroad.

Yes, Please note: with a corona antigen rapid test it is NOT possible to travel to ALL countries . Check whether the country you are traveling to accepts a Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Travel Certificate.

Businesses

Yes. On request, Covid-lab.nl will visit your company location as soon as possible with the necessary test materials to test your employees for Covid-19. Depending on your wishes, we can perform a one-off, preventive screening or a periodic test session for Covid-19. With our approved antigen rapid tests, your employees are tested quickly and accurately, so that your business continuity is guaranteed.

Yes, it is possible to purchase a subscription to Covid-19 antigen rapid tests at Covid-lab.nl. We provide customization, tailored to the number of employees to be tested and the frequency of testing. You create a safe working environment and you save on the costs of replacing employees who are unable to work due to quarantine. Inquire about the possibilities.

If the test result is negative, the employee did not have corona at the time of testing. According to the guidelines of the central government, he or she no longer has to stay at home. The tested person only needs to (remain) in quarantine if a roommate or direct contact has tested positive for corona, or has corona complaints. Or that the test person returns from a risk area (orange or red).

Testing an individual employee takes approximately 10 minutes, after which a test result follows within a few minutes. It depends on the number of employees to be tested, how much time the total test session takes. In principle, you have the results of all your tested employees the same day.

Covid-lab.nl only works with reliable tests that have been approved by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the RIVM. Our rapid tests for corona carry the CE mark, which indicates that they meet all requirements. They are performed by a trained professional.

Individuals

This should be a molecular PCR test and a test for Sars-Cov-2/COVID-19. A quick test is also valid in some countries. Please note: with a corona antigen rapid test it is NOT possible to travel to ALL countries . Check whether the country you are traveling to accepts a Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Travel Certificate.

Yes. You can immediately make an appointment at Covid-lab.nl for a Covid-19 antigen rapid test. We have no waiting lists or waiting times. Our test location in Amstelveen has sufficient capacity to take a Covid-19 antigen rapid test every day for hundreds of people. We have extended opening hours and are also open on weekends.

The rapid test takes approximately 10 minutes. You will receive the test result within 15 minutes after taking the Covid-19 antigen rapid test. You have the choice to wait for the results on site or to receive the test results by email. In both cases you will know almost immediately whether or not you are infected with the coronavirus.

Covid-lab.nl only works with reliable tests that have been approved by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the RIVM. Our rapid tests for corona carry the CE mark, which indicates that they meet all requirements. They are performed by a trained professional.

With an antigen test or corona rapid test, a bit of nasal mucus is taken with a cotton swab (swab sample). The mucus sample is examined for the presence of the coronavirus. The approved antigen test bears the CE mark. A positive antigen test indicates an active Covid-19 infection.

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