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Improved Travel With Coronavirus Testing

Reduce Your Risk of Facing Restrictions and Quarantine Measures at Your Destination

 

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CENTOGENE offers Coronavirus testing at Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN). The CENTOGENE Test Center offers 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.

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




Cologne Bonn Airport Test Center Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday
7 a.m. – 11 p.m. (CEST)

Please note that the rising demand at the test centers could lead to short-term changes of scheduled opening hours, and the range of testing options could be limited. Our test centers are bound by local conditions and requirements, and we apologize if we are currently unable to accommodate your request for testing. If you have already purchased a test, you can get tested on a different day or at a nearby test center. If you wish to cancel your current order, you can do so directly via the CENTOGENE Corona Test Portal, with the option to purchase a new one at a later date.

Where Can I Get Tested?

The CENTOGENE test center is located on the arrival level.


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What to Bring:

  • Registration / payment confirmation (please register online at https://corona.centogene.com before coming to the center)

  • Surgical mask or FFP2 mask

  • Identification document (original)


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Aktuelle Wartezeit am Testcenter für die Probenentnahme

Current waiting time at the test center for taking the sample collection

< 15 Min

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. Please wear a surgical mask (or higher-specification N95/KN95 or FFP2 devices) in our test centers.

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?

Express-12: 29 € incl. VAT
SARS-CoV-2 Antigen-Test

Results within 30 minutes after sample receipt in 95%1 of cases.


Premium-13: 229 € inkl. VAT.
SARS-CoV-2 PCR-Test

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

Note: The SARS-CoV-2 PCR test Premium-1 is only available at the Test Center after registration and booking in the Corona Test Portal. Please register for your test at https://corona.centogene.com/ and book a suitable time slot.


Premium-84: 129 € incl. VAT.
SARS-CoV-2 PCR-Test

Results within 8 hours after sample receipt in 95%1 of cases.


Premium-24: 69 € incl. VAT.
SARS-CoV-2 PCR-Test

Results within 24 hours after sample receipt 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. In August 2020, on average 95% of RT-PCR test results were reported within the stated turn-around-time.

Only available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

3 Only available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

4 Only available from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m


When planning your Travel and Testing at Cologne Bonn Airport please consider:

  • Waiting times at the test center
    At peak times, waiting times of up to two hours between registration and taking the sample may occur at the test center. Please allow sufficient time when planning your visit.
  • Airline requirements
    When calculating your travel times and test dates, please make sure that you also take into account that your test result is sometimes required when checking in for your flight. The airline may also require it to be in printed form. You should therefore plan in such a way that your test result is available approximately one hour before check-in begins. Please also check with your airline in advance – clarifying what is required in your specific case.

Additional Services

Identity Verification

For an additional charge of 9€, there is the option to add identity verification on to your purchase. Your identification details, including your passport number/travel document details, will be included on the medical report – verifying that the test results belong to you and have not been tampered with. Please note that you need to present the original identification document for this service - printed or scanned copies cannot be accepted.

Report Language

The COVID-19 test results can be provided in the following languages: German, English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Czech, and Greek.


Accepted Payment Methods

In the Corona Test Portal: PayPal or credit card

You can pay online conveniently by credit card or PayPal.


In the Test Center: EC or credit card, cash

On site at the Test Center, you also have the option of paying in cash or by credit and EC card. 


Benefits

  • Reduce your risk of facing restrictions after landing at your destination

  • Reduce your risk of facing quarantine at your destination

  • Help to prevent a further outbreak of the Coronavirus


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 https://corona.centogene.com, 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:

You can access your test result in three simple steps:

  1. Login under https://corona.centogene.com.
  2. Select the name of the proband.
  3. Download report via "Actual Medical Reports" through "Display findings".

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? Our Corona Customer Service Team Is Here to Support You!


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