COVID-19 Testing in Rostock

CENTOGENE offers Coronavirus testing at its Headquarters in Rostock


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To support local communities, CENTOGENE offers Coronavirus testing for the local population at its Headquarters in Rostock, Germany. This is an RT-PCR test (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Test), which detects whether there is an acute infection with the virus, and thus the risk of infecting other people they come in contact with. The detection is carried out by means of a throat swab.

Register for your test now!

By registering for your test online, you can significantly reduce your waiting time at the test center. Watch the video to find out how!

Where Can I Get Tested?

The test center can be found in the inner courtyard of the CENTOGENE building:

Am Strande 7
18055 Rostock

(For exact location, see red dot)

Opening Hours

Monday and Thursday
7:30 a.m – 12 p.m. (CET)

If you are a corporate or institutional customer, please contact your CENTOGENE representative for  testing arrangements and timings.

Protecting Your and Our Staff's Health

We only test persons who are not showing symptoms to protect the health of our staff and other persons testing at our test center.

If you experience typical COVID-19 symptoms (difficulties breathing, newly developed cough, fever or loss of smell or taste), please contact your doctor by phone for advice on where to get tested. Alternatively, you can call 116 117 or your local health authority for more information on where you can get tested. Read more...

Which Tests Does CENTOGENE Offer?

Premium-24: 59 € incl. VAT.

Results within 24 hours after sample receipt in 95%1 of cases.

Basic-24: 0 €

This product is only available for passengers who are returning from a high risk area.
Returning Travelers from High-risk Regions (as indicated by the RKI) RT-PCR Test: No charge for up to 2 tests within 10 days of the return date.

Results are available within 24 hours in 95%1 of cases.

1 In some cases, for example if there is an uncertain result and the analysis must be repeated, the result may become available somewhat later.

Please note that:

  • Medical certificates cannot be issued at the Rostock Test Center
  • An express test option is not available at the Rostock Test Center

Accepted Payment Methods

Currently, you can conveniently pay online by credit card (Master, Visa, JCB, Discover, Diners Club) and Maestro card.

Check Official Travel Information/Warnings

We strongly advise all passengers to precisely inform themselves with regard to any possible travel information and / or travel restrictions applicable to their country of destination, before planning a trip. We further recommend to only consider official governmental sources of information for such purpose:**

Coronavirus Test Process

After registering via the Test Portal at, a throat swab can be taken at the Airport Test Center without an appointment.

Please do not eat, drink, or brush your teeth 15 minutes before the test

How to get your results:

After 24-48 hours you can access your test result in three simple steps:

  1. Login under 
  2. Select the name of the proband
  3. Download report via "Actual Medical Reports" through "Display findings"

What to Bring:

  • Registration / payment confirmation

  • Face mask

  • Identification documents

Returning travelers from high-risk countries must also provide:

  • Flight ticket, or

  • Other travel documentation (e.g. hotel bill), in case travel did not include flights

Help Notify Contact Persons with the Corona Warn-App

CENTOGENE's SARS-CoV-2 test results are recognized by the Corona-Warn-App via a dedicated QR code included on your test result documentation. In the event of a positive test result, by scanning this QR code in the Corona-Warn-App, you can contribute to the effort of notifying all possible contact persons.

To help fight the coronavirus pandemic, download the Corona-Warn-App on your mobile device and activate this feature in the CENTOGENE Corona Test Portal by opting in to the transmission of your pseudonymized test result to the Corona-Warn-App System.

Do You Have Further Questions? We're Here to Support You!

Email: corona(at)centogene(dot)com

Telephone: +49 (0) 381 - 80113 700

Mon - Sun 7 – 20 CET

*based on average turnaround times in August 2020.

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