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COVID-19 Testing for SFO passengers

San Francisco International Airport and Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care have partnered to bring Rapid Molecular and PCR COVID-19 testing on-site to SFO.

COVID-19 Testing Options at SFO

You are responsible for understanding the testing requirements for your travel destination and should request the required test during your visit.

All tests are located in the International Terminal across from ticket counters 8 and 9.

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Rapid Molecular Test

Cost: $225
Result timing: ~15 minutes.
Available from:
8:15am - 7:45pm weekdays
8:15am - 3:45pm weekends

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Rapid RT-PCR Test

Cost: $275
Results timing: ~50 minutes.
Available from:
8:15am - 7:00pm weekdays
8:15am - 3:00pm weekends

How it works

Schedule your visit online or walk up for a same-day visit

Open weekdays from 8:15am - 5:45pm and weekends from 8:15am-3:45pm.

Proceed to the International Terminal, ticket counters 8 & 9. 

The easiest and most convenient way to the testing site is via the AirTrain.

You will be evaluated and receive your COVID-19 test on-site 

Your results will be delivered on-site in 15-50 minutes.

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SFO COVID-19 Testing Information

  1. You are responsible for understanding the testing requirements for your travel destination and should request the required test during your visit.
  2. Walk up to the testing site for a same-day visit or schedule an evaluation up to 7 days in advance.
  3. A Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care team member will conduct an evaluation when you arrive for testing. Once the evaluation is complete, you will receive a nasal swab on-site. Test results will be provided on-site in approximately 15-50 minutes depending on the test you received.
  4. Rapid PCR COVID-19 is available until 5pm on weekdays and 3pm on weekends. Based on destination criteria, travelers who visit the airport can get a PCR COVID-19 test depending on availability. Test results take approximately 50 minutes. 

Looking for the COVID-19 Testing location?

The Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Rapid COVID-19 Testing site is located in the International Terminal, across from ticket counters 8 and 9 If you are coming from outside the International Terminal, we recommend utilizing the convenient AirTrain, as it's the quickest way of travel throughout the airport. Once you arrive in the International Terminal, follow the signs to ticket counters 8 and 9. 

The testing location is approximately 15-20 minutes away from the domestic airline check-in desk. Please plan accordingly.

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Rapid COVID-19 Testing for Hawaii-bound passengers

As an approved Hawaii Trusted Testing and Travel Partner, we offer on-site Rapid COVID-19 Testing at SFO - with results in 15 minutes - for travelers interested in avoiding the mandatory 10-day quarantine period upon arrival to the islands. After completion of your rapid test, your results must be uploaded to your Safe Travels Hawai’i account prior to arriving in Hawaii. Save your spot at our on-site SFO testing location or at any of our testing centers throughout the Bay Area. 

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