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Where to get a COVID-19 test in BC

There are many places to get a COVID-19 test in BC.

Last updated: September 20, 2022

Find a collection centre to be assessed and get tested 

Click on the image or links below for a list of collection centres in the province to find one near you. You can also call 8-1-1 to find the nearest centre. Most COVID-19 testing sites in B.C. can test children and youth.

At a collection centre, you may get a rapid antigen test kit to take home or you will be asked to provide a sample for a PCR test. Learn more about:

Community pharmacies

Rapid antigen tests are available for free at many community pharmacies. You don’t have to show ID. If you can’t go to a pharmacy, a friend or family member can pick up a test kit for you.

Find a participating pharmacy

Private testing/ Testing for Travel

There are some private pay clinics that offer testing for a fee to people who require asymptomatic testing for reasons that fall outside of B.C. public health recommendations such as for travel or employment.

Please note that the following listings are provided only as a convenience and their inclusion does not constitute endorsement by the Government of British Columbia or the BCCDC.

To be added to the list of private-pay COVID-19 testing service providers, please contact and advise how your facility meets the testing and sample collection requirements for COVID-19 PCR and/or POC testing. For more information on accreditation requirements, please contact the College of Physician and Surgeons of British Columbia’s Diagnostic Accreditation Program.


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