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COVID-19 Travel Test Guide

**ATTENTION HAWAII TRAVELERS**

At this time Hawaii’s travel restriction requires all tests be administered by specific providers. Please do not purchase a test from Covid Clinic for travel to Hawaii until Covid Clinic is added to Hawaii’s Testing Partners list. If you would like to see Covid Clinic added to Hawaii’s partners list, please email Lt. Gov. Green at ltgov.contact@hawaii.gov. Thank you!


STANDARD PCR

EXPEDITED PCR

STANDARD TMA

ABBOT ID NOW

SOFIA COVID ANTIGEN

COVID ANTIBODY - LABCORP

Result Time

2-4 Days

Same Day

2-4 Days

15 Minutes

20 Minutes

2-3 Days

Test Type

NAAT/Molecular

NAAT/Molecular

NAAT/Molecular

NAAT/Molecular

Performed at CLIA Certified Lab

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

FDA EUA (Emergency Use Authorization)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Meet Travel Requirements

Nearly Always

Nearly Always

Usually

Usually

Rare/Never

Rare/Never

FAQ

We know navigating COVID-19 travel requirements can be difficult. This FAQ contains the most common questions we receive from travelers. Our partner, Covid Clinic, is a California nonprofit dedicated to assisting all people with COVID-19 testing needs.

ARE TESTS CONDUCTED BY COVID CLINIC "CLIA CERTIFIED" USING "FDA EUA" TESTS?

Yes. If you are booking an appointment at a Lifeline Health testing facility and need additional information about our testing service, our team of healthcare professionals at Covid Clinic can be contacted at providers@covidclinic.org for general guidance.

ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS AT YOUR TESTING SITE?

No. We know that traveling with littles ones can be very challenging. The Lifeline Health testing sites are able to test patients of all ages - even infants.

IS TESTING SAFE?

All of our testing sites utilize a safe and convenient drive-through testing method administered by Covid Clinic. This makes your travel test very simple, safe, and convenient. We employ professionals and don’t require patients to collect their own specimens. You can drive through and let us do all of the hard work!

IS THERE A LIFELINE HEALTH TESTING LOCATION WHERE I CAN GET COVID TRAVEL TESTING?

You can see all of our testing locations here, on our website. We are opening new locations every week so please check back regularly.

I HAVE PAPERWORK THAT NEEDS TO BE FILLED OUT FOR TRAVEL. CAN COVID CLINIC HELP ME?

We can help travelers who have received a test from Covid Clinic. Many travel destinations have restrictions and COVID-19 testing requirements. We are able to help the majority of our travelers with any certifying paperwork that is required. Typically this certification is included in our fee. Sometimes the paperwork is quite lengthy so there may be a small fee to fill out very complicated paperwork. At this time, we are not able to do in-person physical examinations, if required by your destination.

I NEED COVID-19 TRAVEL TESTING ASAP. CAN YOU HELP ME?

Absolutely. This is what we do best! Many of our locations offer PCR testing with results delivered the SAME DAY. Some travel destinations accept our Abbott ID Now test … which gives a result in as little as 20 minutes. Please review your destination’s testing requirements to help you determine which test your travel requires.

WHAT DOES MY DESTINATION REQUIRE FOR COVID TESTING FOR ENTRANCE?

COVID-19 testing requirements and restrictions are always changing. Our maps above include links to travel testing requirements for almost every destination across the globe. Travelers are responsible for doing their own research since these requirements can change anytime and Lifeline Health cannot guarantee any test as an acceptable test for a certain country or state.

WILL IT BE COVERED BY INSURANCE?

While testing is an out-of-pocket expense, we encourage patients to seek reimbursement from their insurance company. This reimbursement can be obtained by forwarding the order invoice that includes the diagnosis code, CPT test codes, and tax ID number provided by Covid Clinic. If you need additional information for reimbursement, please reach out to our Concierge at info@wearelifelinehealth.com.