The test centre offers daily appointments for COVID-19 testing. You are welcome to book an appointment online. Make sure you know in advance which test you need and read the relevant information.

If you require a test due to experiencing symptoms, please follow the FOPH guidance:

  • Rapid antigen test if you have had symptoms for less than 4 days
  • PCR test if you have had symptoms for more than 4 days
  • The rapid antigen test is not recommended for healthcare workers

Appointments are released a minimum of 14 days in advance and, if symptoms are present, it is possible to book a test up to one hour before an appointment time, depending on availability.

If you have further questions, you can find additional information on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health: www.bag.admin.ch or call the FOPH hotline +41 58 463 00 00 or the Hirslanden hotline +41 848 333 999.

PCR test for travel and events

Registration
The test centre at Klinik Permanence offers daily appointments for travel and leisure activity certification. Before the appointment, please complete and return the registration form as a PDF to mpa.permanence@hirslanden.ch.

Please book your preferred appointment online via the following LINK.
We regret that phone bookings are not possible.

Key information / process
When you arrive at Klinik Permanence, please report to the reception desk at the main entrance. You will be given further information about the process there.

Costs
You are responsible for the cost of the test. We charge the currently applicable fee in line with federal guidelines. If you live in Switzerland, we will send you the bill to your home address. In all other cases, the test must be paid for directly on site via EC card (Postcard is not accepted) or cash payment.

Test results
You will receive the result of the PCR test via email within 1-2 days.

QR code / certification
For a negative test result, we can create a QR code or provide the test results in English, French or Italian, including your passport or ID card number if required.

Children
We recommend that children under the age of 6 are tested by a paediatrician. If you wish us to carry out the test, we require that children and young people up to 16 years of age are tested in the presence of a parent.
We test using a combined nasal and throat swab (we do not offer spit or throat-only swab tests).

Rapid antigen test for travel and events

Registration
The test centre at Klinik Permanence offers daily appointments for travel and leisure activity certification. Before the appointment, please complete and return the registration form as a PDF to mpa.permanence@hirslanden.ch.

Please book your preferred appointment online via the following LINK.
We regret that phone bookings are not possible.

Key information / process
When you arrive at Klinik Permanence, please report to the reception desk at the main entrance. You will be given further information about the process there.

Costs
You are responsible for the cost of the test. We charge the currently applicable fee in line with federal guidelines. If you live in Switzerland, we will send you the bill to your home address. In all other cases, the test must be paid for directly on site via EC card (Postcard is not accepted) or cash payment.

Test results
You will receive the result of the rapid test via email within one day.

QR code / certification
For a negative test result, we can create a QR code or provide the test results in English, including your passport or ID card number if required.

Children
We recommend that children under the age of 6 are tested by a paediatrician. If you wish us to carry out the test, we require that children and young people up to 16 years of age are tested in the presence of a parent. We test using a combined nasal and throat swab (we do not offer spit or throat-only swab tests).

PCR test in case of symptoms, contact, FOPH guidance or shortening of quarantine period

Registration
The test centre at Klinik Permanence offers daily appointments for travel and leisure activity certification. Before the appointment, please complete and return the registration form as a PDF to mpa.permanence@hirslanden.ch.
Please book your preferred appointment online via the following LINK.
We regret that phone bookings are not possible.

Key information / process
If you have had symptoms for more than 4 days or have been referred / issued instructions by the Cantonal Medical Office, we will carry out a PCR test for you.
As soon as you arrive at Klinik Permanence, please follow the path until you reach the test centre (do not enter the hospital). Someone will meet you at the test tent, please just wait outside the tent until then.

Costs
If you have health insurance in Switzerland, the test will be billed to your health insurance provider. In all other cases, you must pay for the test directly on site (we charge the currently applicable federal fee) by EC card (Postcard is not accepted) or cash payment.

Test results
You will receive the result of a negative PCR test via email within 1-2 working days. If the test is positive, you will receive a text message from Labor Risch.

QR code / certification
It is not possible to issue QR codes or certification.

Children
We recommend that children under the age of 6 are tested by a paediatrician. If you wish us to carry out the test, a referral from a paediatrician or family doctor or an instruction issued by the Cantonal Medical Office must be provided. Children under 16 years of age must be tested in the presence of a parent.
We test using a combined nasal and throat swab (we do not offer spit or throat-only swab tests).

What to do until the test result is available
Your quarantine period begins once the Covid test has been carried out. If the test comes back negative, the quarantine is lifted; we recommend that you stay at home until you have been symptom-free for at least 24 hours. See the FOPH’s quarantine guidance for further details.
If the result is positive, you must isolate immediately and wait for further guidance from the Cantonal Medical Office. See the FOPH’s isolation guidance for further details.

Rapid antigen test in case of symptoms, contact, FOPH guidance or shortening of quarantine period

Registration

The test centre at Klinik Permanence offers daily appointments for travel and leisure activity certification. Before the appointment, please complete and return the registration form as a PDF to mpa.permanence@hirslanden.ch.
Please book your preferred appointment online via the following LINK.
We regret that phone bookings are not possible.

Key information / process
If you have had symptoms for 4 days or less or have been referred / issued instructions by the Cantonal Medical Office, we will carry out a rapid antigen test for you.
As soon as you arrive at Klinik Permanence, please follow the path until you reach the test centre (do not enter the hospital). Someone will meet you at the test tent, please just wait outside the tent until then.

Costs
If you have health insurance in Switzerland, the test will be billed to your health insurance provider. In all other cases, you must pay for the test directly on site (we charge the currently applicable federal fee) by EC card (Postcard is not accepted) or cash payment.

Test results
If the test is negative, you will receive the result via email within one day; if the result is positive you will hear back via phone call within 2 hours.

QR code / certification
It is not possible to issue QR codes or certification.

Children
We recommend that children under the age of 6 are tested by a paediatrician. If you wish us to carry out the test, a referral from a paediatrician or family doctor or an instruction issued by the Cantonal Medical Office must be provided. Children under 16 years of age must be tested in the presence of a parent.
We test using a combined nasal and throat swab (we do not offer spit or throat-only swab tests).

What to do until the test result is available

Your quarantine period begins once the Covid test has been carried out. If the test comes back negative, the quarantine is lifted; we recommend that you stay at home until you have been symptom-free for at least 24 hours. See the FOPH’s quarantine guidance for further details.
If the result is positive, you must isolate immediately and wait for further guidance from the Cantonal Medical Office. See the FOPH’s isolation guidance for further details.

Further informations