COVID-19 test

Would you like to run a COVID test at our medical center?

Please click on the links below that best defines your need. You will find important information and be able to book an online appointment.

I want to perform a COVID-19 test because…

  • I need a QR code (travel, outing, event, etc.)

    IMPORTANT! Please read all the information below before making an appointment (only online using the electronic calendar below).

    From 10 October, we operate according to the FOPH’s guidelines. Rapid/antigen tests are paid for most people who require a QR code  (travel, event, restaurant). See the FOPH website

    • Make an  appointment:  to carry out these tests, please make an appointment online  (below)
    • Schedules to perform a COVID-19 test (rapid or PCR): Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays from 10:00 to 16:00
    • Test locations: new “COVID-19 Test Centre” located in the premises of Montreux Vevey Tourism, between the Hotel Astra and the Buffet de la Gare. Address: Pl. de la Gare, 1800 Vevey
    • Insurance card: Please bring your health insurance card.
    • Identity document (passport or identity card): please bring the identity document with which you will travel to carry out the administrative aspects and draw up the medical document that will allow you to travel.
    • Choice of test: The situation related to the epidemic is changing: it requires regular adaptations on the part of countries and airlines. It is the responsibility of the traveler to inquire in advance about the type of test to be carried out and to assume the consequences regarding the type of test requested and the time (depending on the place of destination, airline, etc.). For children under 12 years of age: PCR mouth smear only without consultation with a pediatrician.
    • Price of PCR tests:  CHF  160.-. At the expense of the patient. On presentation of a Swiss insurance card, the center will charge you CHF 50.- to be paid on site (if possible by credit card, otherwise in cash and CHF); the laboratory will send you an invoice of CHF 110.-. Without presenting a Swiss insurance card, the center will charge you 160.- to be paid on site.
    • Price of rapid/antigenic tests: CHF 50.-. At the expense of the patient. To be paid on site: if possible by credit card, otherwise in cash and CHF. 
    • Cost of tests covered by the Confederation in the  following limited cases: see the FOPH’s up-to-date list
    • Deadlines for obtaining results: PCR: 12-24 hours (usually in the afternoon of the day following the test) with travel certificate. Rapid tests: within 60 minutes. The results are sent by SMS, email, or directly in the application 
    • Receipt of the Covid Certificate: Download the Swiss “COVID Certificate” application today by clicking on this link:  https://certivd.ch/generateTransferCode.html. Shortly before your visit to our test center, please request a transfer code that will allow you to receive the certificate on the application.
    • When to make an appointment?  See diagram below

    • For more information: “COVID-19 test centers – vaud cantonal sector”.
    • Make an appointment: please use the electronic calendar below by indicating the name(es) and first name(s) identical to those of your travel document (passport or identity card).
    • Can’t find a place on our site? For people who want a QR code and who cannot find availability on our site, we recommend contacting Chris Médical Services who performs tests with or without an appointment at Mont-sur-Lausanne.

  • I have symptoms, I am a contact case or I have received a notification to get tested (Swiss COVID)

    IMPORTANT! Please read all the information below before making an appointment.

    People who have symptoms of COVID-19 can get tested for free (PCR test or antigenic/rapid test). The costs are paid by the Confederation. Tests requested by the authorities (cantonal doctor, etc.) are also concerned. No QR code is provided for these tests. More information on the FOPH’s website (link).  🡺To perform these tests, please make an appointment at the reception of our medical center  (see below).

    • Schedules to perform a COVID-19 test (rapid or PCR): Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays from 10:00 to 16:00
    • Location:  at the reception of our medical center located on the1st  floor, entrance by elevator between the SBB ticket offices and the Pharmacy of the Vevey train station. Address: Pl. de la Gare 3, 1800 Vevey
    • Insurance card: Please bring your health insurance card.
    • Identity document: Please bring an identity document.
    • Choice of test (rapid or PCR): symptomatic person for less than 4 days: rapid test unless criterion of exclusion of rapid tests. Person who has been in contact with a positive person: rapid test or PCR (from the 5th day after the 1st contact).
    • Price of the test: the costs are borne by the Confederation.
    • Time to obtain results: PCR test: 24-48 hours (usually in the afternoon of the day following the test). Quick test: within 60 minutes.
    • Where are the tests and analyses carried out? PCR test: test performed in the center; external laboratory analysis. Rapid test: test and analysis in the center.
    • When to perform a test?  As soon as the test on Coronacheck recommends it: http://www.coronacheck.ch or as soon as symptoms appear.
    • For more information:   “COVID-19 test centers – vaud cantonal sector”.
    • Make an appointment for a child: for symptomatic children under 12 years: on registration via the pediatric department of the CMGV (021 566 59 50 # 3 Pediatrics).
    • Make an appointment for an adult: please contact us at 021 56 59 50 # 4.