Molecular Detection Test for COVID-19 (NAAT-NEAR)

SAINT JOHN - From Sunday to Friday 8:00AM - 10:00AM only


This is a rapid molecular in vitro diagnostic test utilizing an isothermal nucleic acid amplification (NAAT, NEAR) technology intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA in anterior nasal specimens. The results are obtained in 20 minutes in Moncton and Fredericton and 24-48 hours in Saint-John. Approved by Health Canada, this test is less invasive and less discomfort for the patient than nasopharyngeal test.

  • Price: $ 249 (sampling, analysis and certificate of results)
  • Collection method: nasal swab
  • For all travelers
  • Test carried out at the airport
  • Appointment required (limited spaces)


Book your appointment online

Go to the Airport COVID-19 Testing Center 10 minutes before your appointment

Get tested (Bring your passport)

Receive your results and certificate

What happens if you get a COVID-19 positive test result?

The traveler who gets a positive result for the COVID-19 Molecular test will be informed.