The first airport-dedicated COVID-19 RT-PCR Testing Laboratory in the country now accepts RT-PCR swab test for departing passengers and non-passengers at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) Outbound Passenger Testing Facility.
The testing facility is located at the Terminal 2 Arrivals Level and is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cut-off time to accept passengers is until 2:45 p.m.
|Schedule of Cost and Releasing of Results|
|Processing Type||Testing Fee||Releasing time|
|Senior Citizens||₱2,760.00||24 hours|
1-2 pax: ₱1,000.00 per head
3-4 pax: ₱800.00 per head
5 or more : ₱500.00 per head
All departing passengers must register online via the MCIA Outbound Passenger Registration Form (https://mactancebuairport.com/covid-19-registration-departure/) at least two (2) days prior to the planned testing date. Walk-ins are discouraged.
All departing passengers taking the swab test must follow the health and safety protocols while on airport premises.
Procedures for scheduled swab test
Step 1. Register online via the MCIA Outbound Passenger Registration Form (https://mactancebuairport.com/covid-19-registration-departure/) to book your test. Ensure that all information provided are working and accurate. No walk-ins allowed.
Step 2. Proceed to the Outbound Passenger Testing Facility located at Terminal 2 Arrivals Level. Bring the following documents:
Step 3. Present your TRN, barcode, and airline ticket prior to entry and submit yourself to thermal check.
Step 4. Proceed to the Validation Counter for identity verification and payment.
Step 5. Claim your 2 barcodes from the attending personnel. Keep one barcode until you receive your test result and submit the other barcode during the swab testing procedure.
Step 6. Proceed to the waiting area.
Step 7. Before the swab testing, submit one barcode to the attending swabber.
Step 8. Once swab test is done, you may leave the premises of the testing facility. Test results are available depending on the test applied for:
|Processing Type||Releasing time|
Test results will be sent via the e-mail addresses provided during the online registration.
Location of the Outbound Passenger Testing Facility
Pre-payment instructions for scheduled swab testing
Pre-payment is encouraged to facilitate smooth process on the day of the scheduled swab testing. To pre-pay for the swab testing, follow the steps:
1. After completing your online registration and once you receive your TRN and barcode, pay at least 48 hours before your confirmed testing date. The following are the available payment methods:
United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) – SM City Cebu Branch
Account Name: PRIME CARE CEBU
Account Number: 00-318-1044-220
Swift Code: UCPBPHMM
Payee: Janna Ragas
Passengers can also visit Prime Care Medical Clinic located at APM Mall, across SM City Cebu, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City
2. Once payment is done, fill out the Prime Care Prepayment Form via bit.ly/PrimeCarePrepayment. Present the prepayment confirmation at the MCIA testing facility before your testing procedure.
Cash and credit card are also accepted to process payment on the day of the scheduled test.
Passengers are strongly advised to continuously monitor the status of their flights and to ensure that they have the necessary documents in compliance with the regulations and guidelines of the LGU of their point of origin and destination.