COVID Testing for business travellers

covid testing for business travellers

COVID Testing for business travellers

In an effort to help you return to travel with confidence we’ve partnered up with 3 preferred COVID-19 testing suppliers that offer certified testing laboratories. FCM Travel is able to facilitate payments and handle booking on behalf of the traveller.

You can also download our COVID Testing for business travellers infographic here 

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Book a COVID-19 Test with VFS GLOBAL

VFS Global provides a seamless appointment booking system for tests that are conducted by trained medical professionals from the approved and certified testing laboratories. An online form needs to be filled in to book an appointment, after which you will receive an invoice to make an online payment. You will then receive an email confirming your appointment, along with a test requisition form to be duly filled and carried to the appointment, and a list of partnered laboratories, present in over 60 locations.

Test samples can be submitted at any of our partnered certified laboratories, or at a location of choice using the ‘At Your Doorstep’ service. The test reports are directly sent by the partnered laboratory to the registered email address of the individual within 48 hours, ensuring confidentiality of the result.

For group booking please contact our call centre or send us an email somewhere appropriately on web page. Fees: At the Laboratory R925 – At your doorstep min 5 customers R1040 - At your doorstep min 10 customers R1020 Contact: Email – covidtest.sa@vfshelpline.com Helpline - +27 012 425 3053. For more information click here.

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Book a COVID-19 Test with the TRAVEL DOCTOR

The Travel Doctor is a group of Medical Professionals with a specialised qualification in Travel Medicine. This knowledge enables all members to impart information about travel specific health risks to corporate travellers.

Each Traveller’s risk profile is evaluated in terms of the individual’s current health status, destination, trip type, duration of stay and current global health concerns. This process ensures that all travellers who attend a Travel Doctor partner will be empowered with information to enable them to identify and avoid health risks specifically associated with each unique journey.  The in-house testing service is ONLY for outbound travellers. 

Test persons need to be free from ANY health complaints: Health complaints include but are not limited to: Fever, cough, sore throat, muscle and joint pain, cold symptoms

Fees: Screening and certification R 1150 Contact: Email – Info@traveldoctor.co.za Helpline 010 900 30 31. For more information click here.

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Book a COVID-19 Test with Mobilabs

All testing is performed by the GHI laboratory approved by and in collaboration with the NHLS.

Mobilabs offers two types of tests, PCR lab tests and antigen tests. The purpose of a PCR test is to detect presence of genetic material (RNA) from the COVID-19 virus in your nasal or oral cavity. A sample is taken from your nose and throat using a swab. They are a team of skilled registered medical professionals that conduct the testing according to guidelines of the NICD.

Fees: R500 call out – PCR lab test R850 – Antigen – R250

Contact: 087 350 2506. For more information click here.

COVID Testing Partners Infographic

To help you choose a COVID Testing Partner that suits your needs, we've created this infographic.