COVID-19 Test (Deep Throat Saliva Test)

Please note that we provide online booking for COVID-19 test (Deep Throat Saliva Test) as per the schedules below: 


For Monday to Friday

Consultation time

Specimen drop-off time

Report collection time

8:00 am – 10:00 am

By 11:00 am

6:30 pm on the same day

10:30 am – 1:00 pm

By 2:00 pm

10:00 pm on the same day


For Saturday

Consultation time

Specimen drop-off time

Report collection time

8:00 am – 11:00 am

By 12:00 noon

8:00 pm on the same day

Online booking for 2-7 August (Monday to Saturday)* can be made from 2:00 pm on 30 July (Friday).

*excluding public holidays

Important points to note before coming to hospital:

  1. Please arrive 30 minutes before the booking time at our 24-hours Outpatient & Emergency Department for registration;    
  2. Do NOT brush your teeth, eat or drink after getting up;     
  3. Empty your stomach for at least 2 hours;   
  4. Bring along your HKID card, passport or any travelling document for registration;
  5. Ensure that you have NO fever or any signs of upper respiratory tract infection;   
  6. Please click here to learn more about the steps of deep throat saliva specimen collection;     
  7. To authorise someone to collect the report on patient’s behalf, the authorisee has to bring along a copy of the authoriser's HKID/Passport and the original copy of the authorisation letter. Please click here to download the authorisation letter template.


Notes on Specimen Collection:

  • Service location: Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong – 24-hour Outpatient and Emergency Department, advance booking is required, please book the COVID-19 test online;
  • Specimen collection point and time:
    • Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong – 24-hour Outpatient and Emergency Department
      • If specimens are submitted  before 2pm on Monday to Friday and before 12pm on Saturday, test reports will be provided on the same day
      • The above schedule is not applicable to public holidays;
  • Please bring your Hong Kong Identity Card and valid travel documents such as Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macau Residents or passport for registration with the Government’s Health Code Scheme.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong is a testing institution recognised by the HKSAR Government to provide COVID-19 nucleic acid test.
  • Gleneagles will report all cases fulfilling the criteria to the Centre for Health Protection in accordance to the statutory reporting mechanism. Patients will then be referred to public hospital for further examination and follow-up.
  • COVID-19 test (with health certificate) HK$1,200 package offer starts from 9 November 2020 until further notice.
  • An additional fee (HK$250) will be charged for those who switch to Nasopharyngeal Swab (NPS) testing service.
  • Package is offered to self-pay patients only. Offer cannot be applied to direct billing or insurance claims.
  • The offer cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers.
  • Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong reserves the right to amend any of the above terms and conditions without prior notice. In case of any dispute, Gleneagles’ decision is final.

Online Booking

Please click here to access to our booking system.

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