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COVID-19 screening for international departures

For travellers departing from Quebec

Important information

Effective November 30, travellers aged 12 and older departing from Canadian airports need to be fully vaccinated, 14 days prior to departure. Read more

Before choosing a test, the traveller have to
  1. Confirm that the test and the type of sampling are approved by the destination country as well as any other country where he has a layover. Details on IATA
  2. Make sure to select a result period that is suitable for the requirements of the destination country (generally between 24h and 72h)
  3. Bring his passport on the day of the appointment
Please note that Biron
  • Does not maintain a list of country requirements (which may change at any time) and for this reason will not provide any advice
  • Does not provide QR codes on result attestations
The Biron advantages
  • Tests approved by Canadian government authorities
  • Attestation of negative test result
  • Receipt for insurance included (check with your insurer for screening coverage)

Oro/nasopharyngeal sampling
Some destinations require RT-PCR screening by oro/nasopharyngeal sampling.

More information

At one of our service center

Some destinations require a screening test with a result in less than 24 hours.

Avoid any surprises on the day of your departure by choosing a rapid screening test. Offered only at our clinic located at Montreal-Trudeau airport. More information

Passport required on the day of your appointment

RT-PCR screening (48h)

  • Result in 48h
  • Nasal sampling
  • 129$

RT-PCR screening (24h)

  • Result in 24h
  • Nasal sampling
  • 175$

Antigenic (24h)

  • Result in 24h
  • Nasal sampling
  • 89$

Rapid antigenic (25 min)

  • Result in 25 minutes
  • Nasal sampling
  • 119$

Destinations with particularities

The information below does not cover all destinations with particularities.

Oro/nasopharyngeal sampling

Some destinations require RT-PCR screening by oro/nasopharyngeal sampling.

More information

Serological test

For countries that require an IgM / IgG antibody serological test.

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Hawaii

Find out how you can be exempt from quarantine upon arrival thanks to Air Canada and Biron.

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China

The Consulate General of the People's Republic of China approves the tests offered by Biron.

More information

Hong Kong

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region approves the test offered by Biron.

More information

Japan

The Government of Japan approves the test offered by Biron.

More information

You need a COVID-19 screening test for non-travel purposes. Please refer to the screening tests available at our service centers.