536 Mt Albert Road,
Threekings, Auckland

Open 7 days
GP hours - 8am - 5:30pm Urgent Care - 8am - 8pm
Walk in & Appointment

Travel COVID Swabs and Blood tests

We perform Pre Departure COVID19 testing. Please read more details of what we offer and whether it suits your travel requirements.



Please read below carefully.
Three Kings Accident and Medical Clinic take no responsibility for timing, testing or collecting results. That is your responsibility.

Before you book with us
Please clarify requirements with the travel agent/Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and airlines (Not with us)

1. Timing of testing (Some countries require a shorter timeframe than 24-48hrs)
2. Whether you need a RAT (Rapid antigen Test), COVID19 Nasopharyngeal swab (PCR/NAT/RT) only or both the swab and the blood test
3. Whether they need only the copy of result/certified copy of result or a letter from the doctor ( ie signed printed copy).

What tests you need
COVID19 Nasopharyngeal Swab or COVID19 Saliva PCR
COVID IgM blood test (May be required for some countries)

Rapid Antigen Test (RAT)

Please check this with your Airline/Travel Agent
(We don’t do Saliva PCR which has a quicker turnaround)

Timing of testing
Please clarify requirements with travel agent/Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and airlines (This is your responsibility)
Recommendation is usually 48hrs Prior to departure (Differs among countries/Regions). We will not send any test to lab within 24hrs of a departure as it is unlikely to be back on time.

Fees and Payments (Prepaid)
Fee for NP Swab – Enrolled patient 255/=, Casual patient 265/=

Rapid Antigen test for travel with certificate – Enrolled 50/=, Casual 70/=
Fee for IgM blood test – 150/=

Fit to Fly Certificate (Without Swab/RAT)  – Standard consultation charges applies
All charges are to be paid at reception before your testing.

What to bring
Passport – Should bring a passport to double-check that the name appears the same as in our system and in the lab form as in your passport
Travel Details

Process of testing
Book an appointment or Walk-in (Not on Sundays after 10am)
Prepay for test – Please check the fees
The doctor or nurse will obtain a swab (PCR or RAT) from your nose
If you need a blood test (IgM test), we can do that as well.
We will double-check all details with your passport. We will require contact details
The patient should take the test (If this is a PCR test) to the Labtest at 37-41 Carbine Road, Mt Wellington as soon as poosible to avoid delays (Make sure Departure date and time is writen outside the specimen bag and mention ‘Travel Swab’). Labtest is Open Monday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 2:00pm and Sunday: 9:30 am to 12:00pm

The COVID19 vaccine will not affect the result of nasopharyngeal swab.
We usually receive results within 24 to 36 hours.
We do not send results to patients automatically or inform them of results.
Collection of Report
We advise you carry printed copies of the PCR report. Best to pick up a printed copy from our reception.
Some countries require a doctor certified hardcopy. Please request if needed.
It is your responsibility to pick up the results from the Clinic. We do not send them automatically.
You will need to come in to pick up or ring reception for instruction regarding emailing results.

NB : We do not take any responsibility for missed flights due to requirements not being met for whatever cause.
We take no responsibility if swab results don’t come in on time due to delay in any part of the pathway to labtests NZ and errors made at labtests NZ when sending reports. (But we can call and correct any details if they are incorrect)

Medical Director
Three Kings Accident and Medical Clinic

Ministry of Health – COVID19: Travellers


Walk-in/Urgent care clinic is for urgent matters and injuries only. Please book an appointment with a GP if it’s for any other reason.
GP Service is by appointment, 8.30-5.30 weekdays for non-urgent matters (AFTER HOURS starts from 5.30pm on weekdays)

X-Ray 9-5pm Weekdays and special hours on weekends

Wearing a mask is not compulsory, but recommended to avoid transmission of infections to you or others.

If you have a booked appointment. Please come on time and inform either the front reception or the GP Wing reception

If you are arriving after 7.00 pm and if the clinic is very busy, we may need to ask you to return the next day or go to Ascot Whitecross at Greenlane, unless it is an Injury/Emergency or an Unwell Child and its safe to do so.

If you are unwell with COVID-like symptoms, please follow the clinic protocol – COVID19 Update

*COVID Related consultations are now only funded for a very limited group of people only