Check out where you can get RT-PCR Swab Test per airline.

Philippine Airlines

You can arrange for your RT-PCR or ANTIGEN Test through a testing facility in partnership with our DOH-accredited partner, Detoxicare Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory.

Testing CenterLocationType of TestsOperating Hours
PAL Gate 3Andrews Avenue, Pasay City
*RT-PCR Tests cost ₱2,599 with results released in 24 hours
*Antigen Tests cost ₱700 with results released in 30 minutes.
Monday-Sunday, 24/7
PAL Learning Center (PLC)Manila City
*RT-PCR Tests cost ₱2,599 with results released in 24 hours
*Antigen Tests cost ₱700 with results released in 30 minutes.
Monday-Sunday, including holidays from 8AM to 8PM
PAL Gate 2NAIA Terminal 2 North Wing Departure Area*The Antigen tests cost ₱700 with results released in 30 minutes.Monday-Sunday, including holidays) from 2AM to 9PM

You may pay in cash (PHP only), card (debit or credit), GCash, PayPal™, WeChat Pay, or Alipay on the day of your test. For RT-PCR Tests, Senior Citizen and PWD discounts apply. You can also pre-pay for your COVID-19 tests online. Here’s how to pre-pay:

  1. After registering to PAL’s Passenger Profile and Health Declaration (PPHD) Form, you will receive a confirmation email, which has a link to the online pre-payment portal. You will be directed to the booking and payment portal of Detoxicare Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory.
  2. Inside the payment portal, input your Unique Reference Code and select the type of test you wish to pay for. You may add up to four (4) Unique Reference Codes. Our Testing Facilities accept debit/credit card payments via MasterCard, Visa, JCB, American Express, WeChat Pay, or Alipay. Please ensure that your chosen COVID-19 test is the accepted requirement of your destination.
  3. Once payment is successful, you will receive an email confirming your payment. Please present this together with your ID, PAL ticket, and QR code upon entry to PAL Testing Facilities.
  4. You can request for a refund anytime. Please follow the refund guidelines found in the payment confirmation email.

Upon entering the facility, please present your ID, PAL ticket, payment confirmation (if prepaid), and QR code indicating successful registration to the PAL Passenger Profile and Health Declaration Form. You will also be asked to fill out a Health Assessment Checklist in compliance with Department of Health requirements on entering public places.

For inquiries, contact the PAL Testing Facility hotlines at +639685539214 (Smart) or +639062613074 (Globe).

Note: The operating days and hours of the PAL Testing Facility may change without prior notice. The services provided and results released by our testing partners are independent of Philippine Airlines operations. PAL shall not be liable for any claim for damages in relation to the services provided and results released by said testing partner/s.​


AirAsia partnered with accredited test providers to offer our guests with more affordable and convenient testing options. AirAsia ticket(s) must be presented to avail of the discounted prices. You may have your RT-PCR or Antigen tests at the following clinics:

ClinicLocationsSpecial Rate for AirAsia GuestsType of TestWebsite
PADLABNAIA Terminal 3 and Pasay CityP675/test for Antigen (30mins)
P2400/test for RT-PCR (48hrs)
P2500/test for RT-PCR (24hrs)
Click here
SafeGuard DNA Diagnostics Inc.Mandaluyong, Davao City and Bacolod CityP2500/test for RT-PCR (24hrs)
P700/test for Antigen
Health MetricsMakati and Pasay CityP2500/test for RT-PCR (48hrs) RT-PCRClick here
Hi-Precision Diagnostics15 branches across LuzonP3500/test for RT-PCRRT-PCRClick here
Hero LaboratoriesCubao, Quezon City and Pasay CityP3000/test for RT-PCR (2-3 days)
P3300/test for RT-PCR (24hrs)
RT-PCRClick here
Manila Doctors HospitalErmita, Manila CityP3800/test for RT-PCRRT-PCRClick here
Cardinal Santos Medical CenterGreenhills, San Juan CityP3800/test for RT-PCRRT-PCRClick here
The Lord’s GracePasay CityP3800/test for RT-PCRRT-PCR

Cebu Pacific

Here are the other details for Cebu Pacific discounted Swab Test:

Test TypeRatesProviderLocationHow to Book
Antigen (results in 30 mins)P675* (30 mins) PADLABPADLAB facility, 3F NAIA Terminal 3Walk-in
RT-PCRP2,400* (48 hours) P2,500* (24 hours)PADLABPADLAB facility, 3FWalk-in
RT-PCRP2,500* (24 hours)SDDIOn-site clinicSDDI Pre-registration
RT-PCRP2500 (48 Hours)*
P3200 (24 Hours)*
Health MetricsOn-site clinicHMI Pre-registration
Saliva RT-PCRP1,500 (10 mins)Philippine Red CrossPhilippine Red CrossPhilippine Red Cross
*Rates are exclusive for departing CEB passengers only

CEB passengers arriving in Manila will now get to enjoy more affordable RT-PCR tests for only P2,300 from PADLAB!

Just go to to avail of PADLAB rates. Make sure to select Philippine Airport Diagnostic Laboratory under “Laboratory.”

For your convenience, you can choose when to have your swab test taken:

Morning Schedule (Same day results release):
– Early Morning Swab: 12AM to 4AM
– Morning Swab: 5AM to 11AM

Afternoon/Evening (10-12 hours results):
– Afternoon Swab: 1PM to 7PM
– Evening Swab: 8PM to 11PM