Departure Testing

    Switch Health has a COVID-19 test clinic at Halifax Stanfield for travellers who require departure testing as part of the air travel process or border entry requirements.

    The Switch Health clinic is open Sunday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are located next to Clearwater on the main level.

    The clinic offers rapid antigen and PCR testing. Travellers should research their destination’s border entry testing requirements well in advance to ensure they take the proper test.

    Appointments can be booked by clicking here. Appointments must be booked in advance and testing can take up to 10-15 minutes per appointment.


    Test Costs and Results:

    Rapid Antigen COVID-19 test results (available in 30 to 45 minutes) – $75.00 + HST

    PCR test results (available in 1 to 2 days) – $160.00 + HST

    For more information on Switch Health or their testing services, visit