COVID-19 PCR Swab Test At Home
Homage is a MOH-approved offsite vendor for COVID-19 swab tests. Have peace of mind with a COVID-19 swab test done in the comfort of your own home, anywhere in Singapore.Book A COVID-19 Swab Test
COVID-19 PCR Swab Tests in Singapore
In Singapore, it is compulsory for some individuals to undergo a COVID-19 PCR swab test, such as those working in high-risk sectors, travellers, and individuals going on a cruise. You can also order a swab test voluntarily to give you greater peace of mind.
There are various types of tests used to detect the presence of COVID-19 in Singapore. Antigen Rapid Test (ART) and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) can be used to diagnose COVID-19. ART is quicker and more scalable, but PCR is usually more accurate.
Homage is a Ministry of Health (MOH) approved offsite vendor for home-based PCR tests. You can book a home swab test as soon as 3-5 hours after a form is submitted.
The COVID-19 Swab Test Process
You and your loved one deserve the best. Our trained local nurses are here to deliver competent one-on-one COVID-19 swab tests in your home to give you greater peace of mind.
Step 1: Schedule Your Appointment
Please fill up the form below to book a home swab test. We will respond as soon as possible, within 24-hours.
Step 2: Get Tested at Home
You will not need to prepare anything for the swab test. Our licensed nurses in PPE suits will go wherever you are to conduct the Covid-19 swab test with strict SOPs in place. Each swab test will take approximately 15-30 minutes. Testing is conducted between 9 AM to 9 PM daily.
Step 3: Receive Your Results in 2 Days
You will receive the result of your swab test via a PDF slip sent to your mobile phone within 10-12 hours, or up to 48-hours if there are complications. Your result can also be viewed on the HealthHub app. If your result is positive, MOH will update you on next steps via SMS on your registered TraceTogether mobile number.
Please complete the form with the details of the individual undergoing the swab test. If you are booking a home swab test for more than 1 pax, you only need to fill in the details of 1 pax. A Homage Care Advisor will reach out to you for more information.
- The minimum age for a swab test is 13 years-old, as per MOH COVID -19 guidelines
- Do not consume food or drink 30 minutes before swabbing takes place
- Ensure you and your loved ones are not showing symptoms such as fever, cough, breathing difficulties and fatigue
- Only a maximum of 4 pax is allowed to be present during the swab
- Prepare a chair and a table for the swab test
- Swabbing needs to take place in a well ventilated area, such as a balcony
- Observe 1-metre safe distancing measures at all times
- Practice self-quarantine at home while results are pending
What happens if my COVID-19 swab test result is positive?
Our Care Advisor will call to inform you of the positive result.
MOH will then determine if you are suitable for the Home Recovery Programme or if you need to to be quarantined in a Community Isolation Facility (CIF) or Covid Treatment Facility (CTF). You should be notified by MOH via SMS on your registered TraceTogether mobile number.
COVID-19 Home Swab Test Cancellation Policy
You can make cancel or make changes to your booking up to 12 hours before your scheduled booking.
Cancellations made less than 12 hours before your scheduled booking will incur 100% of the fees of the home swab test.
Cost of COVID-19 PCR Swab Test at Home
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Top questions about COVID-19 PCR Swab Test
Can I request for a swab test if I am showing symptoms (flu, cough, fever, etc)?
If you are feeling unwell and are demonstrating symptoms such as cough, running nose, fever, sore throat and loss of smell, please visit a clinic instead for immediate attention.
I don't have symptoms, should I get swabbed?
You do not need to be symptomatic to take a COVID-19 swab test. Individuals working in high-risk jobs or who simply want a peace of mind can opt to take a swab test anytime.
Do babies or children need to get swabbed?
The age limit for the swab test is 13 years-old.
Where is your test centre?
Homage will conduct the COVID-19 swab test in the comfort of your home so you do not need to travel to a test centre.
Is Homage's swab test officially recognised?
Yes. Homage is on the list of MOH-approved COVID-19 test providers. Homage is also on the list of clinics approved to conduct PCR Pre-Departure Tests for those looking to travel overseas.
Will there be official documentation provided?
Yes. Your swab test result slip will be sent to your mobile phone in soft copy. Your swab test results will also be accessible via MOH’s HealthHub app.
Is my result confirmed? Can it be false-positive?
The testing process follows strict procedures to minimise errors in testing. We recognise that errors are intrinsic to the testing process. This is why it is important for you to be sent to the hospital for further investigation and treatment.
Will my employer be informed of my results?
If your swab test result is positive, your employer will be informed.
Is it compulsory for me to go to the hospital via the arranged transportation? Can I drive to the hospital on my own?
If your result is positive, you will need to take the transport that Homage will arrange for you.
Can I bring my family member with me to the hospital?
We do not advise that you bring your family member along with you as it is important for you to maintain appropriate social distance from the people near you.
If there is no one around to take care of your family members, you can consider engaging a part-time caregiver for your loved ones while you are away.
How long do I need to stay in the hospital?
Your duration of stay depends on your condition. The hospital will be able to advise you further.
Do I need to pay for my COVID-19 treatment? What if I am a work permit holder?
Currently, MOH pays for the medical bills of COVID-19 patients who are Singaporeans, Singapore residents and long term pass holders.
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