Imperial Medical Clinic offers a government-approved COVID-19 testing to anyone traveling or returning to work whom requires a government validated test recognized by major airlines, employers, and organizations. Please ensure you have read the specific requirements of your airline of time requirements prior to booking your test. Average turn around time has been 24-48 hours for results, however, LifeLabs and Imperial Medical Clinic make no guarantee on how quickly results may come in.
PCR/NAAT COVID-19 TestPrivate COVID-19 Test for Travel/Work
- For asymptomatic individuals (please refer to public health or call 8-1-1 if you are symptomatic)
- Travel Testing
- Return to Work
- Health Canada Approved
- Major Airline/Customs Approved
- Please check with your Airline and/or Customs and Immigration what tests are approved prior to testing.
- Rapid Access: Same day appointments available (Limited)
- Results may take 24-96 hours. Subject to Laboratory conditions.
COVID-19 Serology Antibody TestCOVID-19 Antibody Blood Test
- COVID-19 Serology (Blood) Antibody Test
- Required for travel to certain countries (ex. mainland China)
- Please check specific travel requirements of your destination country.
Is this covered by MSP?
This test is not covered by MSP or by Public Health.
Who is this test for?
This test is intended for asymptomatic individuals who require testing prior to travel.
For example, some airlines, employers, or organizations may require an approved test prior to embarking on travel.
How long will it take?
The test collection will take about 30 seconds.
Your visit will take about 5 minutes.
Test results may take 24-96 hours. Your results will be available online in your profile as soon as they are made available from LifeLabs.
Please ensure you have filled your intake form completely in order to receive your results in a timely manner.
What kind of test and how do you test?
IMC offers a PCR-NAAT (Polymerase Chain Reaction – Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing) test that is government approved and processed by LifeLabs.
A swab sample will be collected from one of two locations where appropriate:
- Nasopharyngeal; or
What payments do you accept?
Online bookings accept all major credit cards. If you are not able to book online, please contact our clinic for assistance. We also accept debit (Interac) onsite.
What do I need to prepare for the test?
There is nothing to prepare, other than filling out the online intake form emailed to you at time of booking.
Please note, please do not come inside the clinic as the testing is conducted in our covered/heated outdoor testing room.
Please have your government issued photo ID ready at time of testing.
What do I need to do after the test?
We recommend that you immediately stay home until you have received your test results.
Follow your local public health orders and avoid any public/social contact other than your immediate household.
Book Your Test Now
Same day appointments are available (limited spots). Book online now.