HOW MUCH IS COVID-19 TEST IN ABUJA NIGERIA ACCREDITED LABORATORIES

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What is the cost of COVID-19 test in accredited private laboratories?

The expense/cost of COVID-19 PCR test changes across private labs. As of now, it runs between N36, 000 to N50, 400 naira on the installment entryway. or payment portal as you call it. HOW MUCH IS COVID-19 TEST

If it’s not too much trouble, note that all installments go straightforwardly to the private research facilities and not to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Nigeria Center for Disease Control or Port Health Services, Federal Ministry of Health.

HOW MUCH IS COVID-19 TEST IN ABUJA NIGERIA ACCREDITED LABORATORIES

Read Why travelers are required to pay testing fee.

The reason is not far fetch, travel related COVID-19 testing is solely, conducted by approved private laboratories, who provide this service for a fee. `

The resources available to the Public Health Laboratories are to support testing for the general public, and not for the travelling contingent.

How would it be advisable for me to respond in the event that I am charged for a bombed/failed installment or in the event that I am charged more than once for an installment?

Kindly follow the accompanying advances:

  • Gripe to your bank giving exchange subtleties (exchange date, sum, and exchange reference).
  • You might be needed to give the initial 6 digits and last 4 digits on your atm/charge card.
  • For cards issued by Nigerian banks, contest will be settled 3 working days from the date the grumbling is logged with your bank.
  • For global/international cards, issues will be settled within 45 days from the date the complain is logged with your bank.

I made my payment and registration at the airport, but I didn’t know which lab I was going to test?

Please send an email with your information to support@lagosstatebiobank.com for the resolution for passengers who have chosen research laboratories in Lagos or who want to test in Lagos. For passengers who have chosen test laboratories in Abuja or who want to test in Abuja, please send an e-mail.

I had to pay out at the lab. How am I going to get a refund?

For passengers who have chosen research labs in Lagos, please send an email with a bank statement or receipt of payment (text messages are not accepted) as proof of payment to support@lagosstatebiobank.com and lagosconsortiumpayment@sterling.ng to fix any simultaneous payments and to process any refunds.

For passengers who have chosen test labs in Abuja, please send an email with a bank statement or receipt of payment (text messages are not accepted) as proof of payment to NITPSupport@gtbank.com and nitpsupport@accessbankplc.com to fix any duplicate payments and to process any refunds.

I am unable to make an online purchase. What am I going to do?

Please notice that passengers who do not have a Travel Permit/QR code – face longer delays on arrival in Nigeria before leaving the airport.

Please notice that travelers from the United Kingdom and South Africa must pay before they are allowed to board the train.

The list of COVID-19 accredited private laboratories can be found here

When is the COVID-19 pre-boarding test to be done?

The COVID-19 PCR pre-boarding examination must be carried out within 96 hours of departure. Tests carried out more than 96 hours before departure are not legitimate and no person will be able to board. Although airline travel policy can change.

I’ve already completed a pre-departure exam, why do I have to do a post-departure test?

Our goal is to ensure that the resumption of international travel in Nigeria does not lead to an explosion of COVID-19 incidents.

The post-arrival examination is conducted to cover any chance of contamination that might have arisen during your pre-departure test and the date of travel, as well as during the flight and on arrival.

Registration and payment for this test is necessary prior to travel to Nigeria. However, in rare situations where payment is not necessary prior to departure, payment for the post-arrival examination can be made at the time of arrival at the airport.

The post-arrival examination is conducted to cover any chance of contamination that might have arisen during your pre-departure test and the date of travel, as well as during the flight and on arrival.

When can the COVID-19 post-arrival test be done?

The post-arrival COVID-19 PCR examination should be conducted on the 7th day after arrival. You are expected to contact the private laboratory that you have chosen during your online registration and payment to arrange your appointment. However, if you experience signs of COVID-19 whilst in self-isolation, please call the State Emergency Helpline.https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/contact/or the NCDC toll-free number 0800 9700 0010 immediately.

Is the test required for children under the age of 18?

Only children aged 10 and under are not required to take the test before travel or on arrival.

What countries need a negative PCR test?

This depends on the country you’re going to, since countries have varying entry conditions. Please check with the embassy of the nation where you plan to fly.

Are diplomats traveling to Nigeria needed to carry out a negative COVID-19 PCR test?

Yeah, they are expected to submit their negative COVID-19 PCR test results to the Nigerian International Travel Portal. However, they are not allowed to pay for a repeat test of COVID-19 prior to departure or on arrival in Nigeria.

When do I register for the travel portal?

You are advised to launch your registration as soon as you obtain your COVID-19 PCR negative test result. This is to provide ample time in the event of payment-related or other delays.

The airport from which I leave is not reported on the Travel Portal?

To report this, please contact travelportal@ncdc.gov.ng. In the meantime, please pick a departure port near you so that you can complete your form. We will also scale the problem accordingly and upgrade the portal.

I can’t find my name in the lab for my post-test. How am I going to fix this?

HOW MUCH IS COVID-19 TEST IN ABUJA NIGERIA ACCREDITED LABORATORIES

For passengers who have chosen test labs in Lagos, please send an email with your information to support@lagosstatebiobank.com for resolution. For passengers who have chosen test labs in Abuja, please send your information to travelportal@ncdc.gov.ng for resolution.

I can’t come to the lab, can my sample be taken at home?

Please contact the laboratory you picked for your test during registration to discuss the possibilities and conditions for your sample to be taken at home.

I can’t afford to stay in either Lagos or Abuja for 7 days. May I take a test outside of Lagos and Abuja?

Yeah, you can run a test in your country of origin if there is an approved private laboratory in the state on the payment site. If you do not have a private laboratory in your final destination area, the laboratory you picked for your test during registration will make arrangements to have the sample taken at a specified venue.

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and NCDC are collaborating urgently with all States to set up a private testing mechanism. Please see the list of private certified laboratories on the NCDC COVID-19 website: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/privatelabs/

How do I correct the information I have already provided on the travel portal?

3 powerful key steps to make any correction or change to the information you have already provided on the travel portal:

  1. Go to https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding or click Here
  2. Click on “update records” to enter required personal information and then click on “check”
  3. An email containing a web address (link) will be sent to your registered email address. Click on the web address (link) to make any correction or change to your record.

HOW MUCH IS COVID-19 TEST IN ABUJA NIGERIA ACCREDITED LABORATORIES

COVID-19 TEST IN ABUJA NIGERIA ACCREDITED LABORATORIES

HOW MUCH IS COVID-19 TEST

Source: NCDC

Please note that testing other than PCR tests for COVID-19 (such as quick diagnosis of IgG/IgM or antigen tests) are not appropriate.

General:

Nigeria’s airports have opened for travel, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Nigeria?

  • Airports in Nigeria are open, and some international flights resumed.
  • Arrivals must present a QR code generated in advance.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Nigeria?

Anyone arriving to Nigeria will be required to self-quarantine for 7 days

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Nigeria?

  • Anyone entering Nigeria, over the age of 10, will be required to present a negative PCR test no older than 96 hours, and fill in a health locator form.
  • All passengers will be tested again within 7 days of arrival, at their own expense.

Is public transportation open in Nigeria?

Public transportation in Nigeria is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Nigeria?

Restaurants in Nigeria are open for takeout and delivery. Bars remain closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Nigeria?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Nigeria are closed.
  • A nightly curfew is in place from 01:00 to 04:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Nigeria?

Wearing a face mask is required in public spaces.

Sources:

    1. https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/advisory/
    2. https://ng.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/

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