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COVID-19 PCR travel testing in Hobart, TAS

Hobart Pathology performs COVID-19 RT-PCR testing for all travellers at our dedicated COVID-19 collection centre.

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.

Please bring your passport and request form when you have your sample collected.

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)*

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

Please note:

An appointment is required for the collection centre at 20-22 Gregory St, Sandy Bay.

Please visit the Our Locations page to see the opening hours of the collection centre, here.

To make a collection appointment, please phone 03 6223 1955.

Important things to know about Tasmania travel

Here are some frequently asked questions for travellers departing or arriving to Tasmania

Please refer to the TAS.GOV website for the most up to date COVID-19 advice.* 

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

Hobart Pathology currently does not offer Serology IgM Screening. If your travel destination requires a Serology IgM Screening, we recommend transitting from one of the folllowing locations and allow 72 hours for testing. 


If you order your test through Hobart Pathology, you must have your sample(s) collected at one of our COVID-19 collection centres in Tasmania.

If you are departing from a different state or territory, you can select the appropriate Sonic practice to 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  (03) 6223 1955.

Updated Monday, 06 June 2022