COVID-19 PCR travel testing in Queensland

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology performs COVID-19 RT-PCR and IgM antibody screening for all travellers at select COVID-19 travel testing collection centres in Queensland (QLD) and northern New South Wales. 

It is essential that you check with your destination, transit country and airline for travel requirements and recommended timeframe in which you need to demonstrate a negative COVID-19 PCR test.


Ordering your COVID-19 travel test is a quick and simple three-step process.  

Step 1 Order and pay for your COVID-19 test

  • COVID-19 PCR swab $145 (AUD)*
  • COVID-19 PCR swab & IgM antibody $195 (AUD)*

Step 2 Have your sample collected

Step 3 Receive an SMS with your International COVID-19 travel report

*Pricing is subject to change. A doctor referral is not required | No Medicare rebate is available

Opening hours for our travel testing centres may vary over the Christmas holiday period.

To avoid delays, please plan ahead and check our opening hours before you present for sample collection.

Important things to know about Queensland travel

Frequently asked questions for travellers entering or leaving Queensland

Those travelling to QLD will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test collected within 72 hours prior to their departure.*

No fees apply for collections for NSW domestic travellers entering QLD.

 *These requirements are subject to rapid change; please stay up to date with the travel policies of your destination

Parts of Northern NSW (e.g. Coffs Harbour, from Macksville to the Queensland border and inland as well) are serviced by our Queensland based laboratory Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology.


When attending a collection location for your travel test, please ensure you select the correct pathology practice that covers your local area.   

Still unsure of where to present for your test? Find a collection location near you.

No fees apply for collections for NSW domestic travellers entering QLD.

 

Please refer to the Queensland Health website for the most up to date quarantine advice.* 

*These requirements are subject to rapid change; please stay up to date with travel policies of your destination.

If you order your test through Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, you must have your sample(s) collected at one of our collection centres in QLD and northern NSW.

If you are departing from a different state or territory, you can select the appropriate Sonic practice and order your test here.

Please check our FAQ's for more information on COVID-19 travel testing. If you require further assistance please call our COVID-19 Hotline on on (07) 3300 8930, Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm, Sat 8 am-6 pm, and Sun 8 am-1 pm

Updated Friday, 03 December 2021