9Lives COVID-19 testing

Quick and safe covid-testing before your flight

9Lives offers coronavirus testing at Helsinki Airport. The service point is located at the bus station, at platform 37. Read more about coronavirus testing by 9Lives.

Should I book in advance?

You can come directly to a 9Lives testing location even without a referral from a doctor. However, a referral is always needed for a test, so you will be provided with one on site. Register no later than an hour before you arrive for the test so that your referral has time to be completed.

It is definitely advisable to make an appointment at locations where appointment booking is in use. By reserving time, you avoid queuing and get to the test at a time that suits you.

How do I get the results?

We will provide your test results by sending you an SMS message. If you purchase an additional certificate, a download link is sent to your email within couple of hours after your test result message. Remember to check your spam folders also. If your result is positive, we will also notify the relevant healthcare authorities which will prompt a healthcare professional to contact you by phone for further instructions.

The PCR test is estimated to be ready in approximately 12-24 hours and the antigen test in 30 minutes. In northern Finland PCR test results may take up to 48 hours. The time for PCR test may vary depending on location, time of day or week and logistics. Until you have received your test results, you must remain in quarantine-like conditions at home.

More information at 9Lives.