Pre-Travel COVID-19 Testing (Asymptomatic Testing)

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a number of travel restrictions have been imposed on travelers. Many airlines and destinations now require proof of a negative COVID-19 test. If you don’t have any symptoms, have not traveled in the last 14 days, have not been in close contact with a positive case, and require testing for your trip, you can visit select Appletree Medical Centres to get tested.

Your appointment must be within 60 to 72 hours of your scheduled departure time, and your results will be available within 48 hours.

$175.60 (tax included)

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How It Works

Book Your Appointment

Register or login to our Appletree Patient Portal to book your asymptomatic COVID-19 test online.

Get Tested

Visit your selected Appletree Medical Centre to receive your COVID-19 PCR / NAAT swab testing.

Get Your Results

Within 48 hours, you will receive your results via email. Print your negative results and safe travels.

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Appletree Testing Locations

COVID-19 testing is available at select Appletree Medical Centres only; consult the list and schedules below. Testing is NOT available via walk-in and cannot be completed at any other Appletree Medical Centre or Appletree Telemedicine Clinic. Patients ages 6 and up only.

Ottawa Region

2150 Robertson Rd., Ottawa, ON

Tuesday: 10 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm

356 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON

Monday: 10 am – 1:30 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 1:30 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 1:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 1:30 pm

This service is available by appointment ONLY.
COVID-19 health & safety measures

Greater Toronto Area

1450 O’Connor Dr., Scarborough, ON 

Tuesday: 9 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 2 pm
Friday: 9 am – 1 pm
Saturday: 2 pm – 3 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 3:45 pm

2077 Lake Shore Blvd, Toronto, ON

Tuesday: 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Thursday: 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday: 9 am – 4:30 pm

This service is available by appointment ONLY.
COVID-19 health & safety measures

FAQ's

Do I meet the requirements for testing?

If you require a pre-travel COVID-19 test, please ensure that you meet the requirements below:

  • You are asymptomatic (you do not have any symptoms);
  • You have not traveled in the last 14 days;
  • You have not been in close contact with a positive case;
  • You, or any dependant you are booking for are 6 years old and over;
  • You understand that your testing MUST be done within 60 to 72 hours prior to your departure and that results will be available 48 hours after your test.*

*Please review your airline or final destination’s requirements as it pertains to COVID-19 testing. Appletree’s COVID-19 testing window and results’ turnaround time may not be suitable for your particular airline or destination. It is the patient’s responsibility to be aware of this information and Appletree will not offer refunds for related issues.

When should I get tested?

Travelers should be tested between 60 to 72 hours before their flight, no less or more. If you book your appointment outside of this window, you risk not getting your results on time.

Your results will take up to 48 hours to be sent to you and therefore you cannot be tested in less than 60 hours prior to your flight.
Please review your airline or final destination’s requirements as it pertains to COVID-19 testing. Appletree’s COVID-19 testing window and results’ turnaround time may not be suitable for your particular airline or destination. It is the patient’s responsibility to be aware of this information and Appletree will not offer refunds for related issues.

How do I book a pre-travel COVID-19 test?

The test must be booked via our Appletree Patient Portal and the entire process is online. Our patient portal is free and registration is easy.

If you have already registered, you can login here.

If you need to register, you may simply click Register Now and create a profile. Once your profile is created, you will be able to select Pre-Travel COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing to select the location of your choice and book a date and time that suits your schedule.

I have COVID-19 symptoms, may I get tested?

NO.

This service is ONLY for patients with NO COVID-19 symptoms (asymptomatic) that require a COVID-19 test for traveling purposes.

If you have COVID-19 symptoms, please contact your local Public Health Unit.

How much does the test cost?

The pre-travel COVID-19 test is not covered by OHIP and is available at a cost of $175.60 (tax included) per test. Patients must pay by credit card at the time of visit.

It's past 48 hours after my test and I have not received the results, what should I do?

Your test results will be emailed to you directly from Appletree Medical Group. If you have not received your test results within 48 hours, please complete the following steps:

  1. Check your junk folder as our email might not have reached your inbox.
  2. Contact us by phone to confirm your email address and confirm the results:

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What happens if my test is positive?

If your results are positive, please contact your local Public Health Unit.

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