PCR Screening at American Hospital

COVID-19 PCR testing available at American Hospital

COVID-19 PCR testing is available at all branches of American Hospital Dubai. Get tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

The nose swab CoronaVirus PCR Test is, by far, the most accurate and reliable test for diagnosing COVID-19. A positive test shows that the patient has contracted COVID-19, whereas a negative test means the patient wasn’t infected with COVID-19 at the time of the test.

To continue facilitating patients with premium healthcare services, we’re providing CoronaVirus diagnostic testing facility i.e. COVID-19 PCR Test across all clinics of American Hospital Dubai, including Al Barsha Clinic, Al Khawaneej Clinic, and Dubai Media City Clinic. If you’re traveling and seeking an authorized facility to get yourself tested for the CoronaVirus test, call our helpline at +971 43775500 to schedule your test. Emirates customers can avail of special rates for COVID-19 PCR Test.

Should you have any queries regarding the PCR screening test, please read FAQs or call our helpline.

Frequently Asked Questions:


A COVID-19 PCR Test is performed for the diagnosis of COVID-19 in individuals who present symptoms of COVID-19 or are exposed to patients infected with CoronaVirus.

You can get tested for COVID-19 at any of the DHA-integrated laboratories. American Hospital Dubai is one of them offering a “gold-standard” PCR Test service at all of its sites including Al Barsha Clinic, Al Khawaneej Clinic, and Dubai Media City Clinic.

American Hospital Dubai is a Dubai Health Authority (DHA) - designated healthcare service provider, which means that we are authorized to conduct COVID-19 PCR Test and issue certificates that are valid everywhere you travel.

Not necessarily. You can get a PCR Test by walking into the premises anytime during below listed timings:

Location Working Days Timings

  • Dubai Media City Clinic

Saturday - Thursday 08:00 to 20:00

  • Al Barsha Clinic

Saturday - Thursday 09:00 – 21:00

Friday 09:00 – 17:00

  • AL Khawaneej Clinic

Saturday - Thursday 09:00 – 21:00

Friday 09:00 – 17:00

However, it’s advantageous if you make a prior booking as it will help you avoid the waiting time.

24 hours. Please note that the test must be taken within the period required by your destination. American Hospital will not be responsible if the test results are not released in time for travel.

You will be notified of your PCR screen test result via SMS, while a detailed result report will be sent to you via Email.

Yes, you can. Call us at +971 43775500 to request for the PCR screen test at your preferred settings (be it at home or in office). Our staff will arrange a visit depending upon the availability of health workers. This facility is available within Dubai only.

Charges for PCR Test at American Hospital Dubai are as follows:

  • Walk-in Patients AED 150 per person
  • Emirates Passengers AED 150 per person

To take advantage of these special rates, passengers must be able to present:

  • A valid ticket or boarding pass
  • Emirates ID or passport copy

Please be noted that the test result is valid for 30 days only; therefore, the departure must be made within the specified time period.