COVID-19 PCR travel testing in South Australia

Clinpath Pathology performs COVID-19 RT-PCR testing for travellers at our Mile End COVID-19 drive through testing station (21 James Congdon Drive Mile End).

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.

Currently, Clinpath Pathology are not able to test those travelling to the USA.


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

Please note: Clinpath Pathology currently does not offer Serology IgM Screening. 

*Pricing is subject to change. A doctor referral is not required | No Medicare rebate is available

Important things to know about South Australia travel

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

Those travelling to SA will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to their departure and undertake testing within 24 hours of arrival.*

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

Clinpath 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. 

It is essential you check your destination, transit country and airline for travel requirements and recommended timeframe in which you need to demonstrate a negative COVID-19 PCR test.

You can use the Collection Window Calculator to determine the timeframe for testing based on this information.

Please refer to the Government of South Australia website for the most up to date quarantine advice.* 

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

If you order your test through Clinpath Pathology, you must have your sample(s) collected at one of our dedicated collection centres or drive through locations in SA.

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 1800 870 778 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm.

Updated Monday, 17 January 2022