Need to show a negative COVID-19 test result before boarding and want to know where you can find a test location?
COVID-19 test locations worldwide
If you need a negative COVID-19 test result before departure, please check these overviews below of test locations all around the world.
Test locations for passengers departing from Canada
To help you with this situation, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has set-up a rapid testing process at Montreal-Trudeau, Calgary, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver.
To simplify any procedures, in Canada, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has also set up agreements with various laboratories and clinics to allow their customers to obtain rapid results.
Those tests are for asymptomatic persons only. We recommend that you schedule an appointment in advance.
Contact your insurance. These tests could be reimbursed. Keep watching this page as it will be regularly updated.
Kindly note that the list below is provided for information only. KLM declines all responsibility for the conditions and consequences of carrying out the tests.
Price, result delays and processes vary depending on the laboratory/clinic providing the service.
Covid-19 testing partnerships departing from Canada:
If you have a transfer in Amsterdam, you ONLY need 1 NAAT (PCR) test result that's issued within 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam.
QUEBEC, Biron Health Group: PCR Tests
QUEBEC, Biron Health Group: Antigen Tests
Departing from Montreal-Trudeau, destination Netherlands
Please note: • It is recommended to arrive 4h before your flight departure in order to get the results on time • Booking an appointment is compulsory and availabilities are limited, KLM has no control over the above. • You will also find a Q&A on Biron’s webpage regarding the tests themselves.
ONTARIO, SwitchHealth Clinic: PCR Tests
ONTARIO - SwitchHealth Clinic: Antigenic tests
Departing Toronto Pearson, destination Netherlands
• It is recommended to arrive 4h before your flight departure in order to get the results on time
• Booking an appointment is strongly recommended and availabilities are limited, KLM has no control over the above.
BRITISH COLUMBIA - CVM Medical: PCR Tests
BRITISH COLUMBIA, CVM Medical: Antigenic tests
Departing from Vancouver, destination Netherlands
ALBERTA - Numihealth: Antigenic tests
Departing Calgary airport destination Netherlands
To take your test on the day of your departure, simply present yourself at the Numihealth lab located near the KLM counters at the Calgary airport.
Booking via portal below. Use the promo code KLM2021 to receive $24 off.
ALBERTA - Numihealth: PCR tests
It is possible to take your PCR test at Calgary International Airport.
Passengers returning to Canada: ADDITIONAL MEASURES FOR ARRIVALS IN CANADA
As of February 22, 2021, only four airports in Canada will be open to international travelers: YUL, YYZ, YYC, YVR. Upon arrival, there will be no connections possible (flights or buses) for all Canada bound passengers who will be submitted to a mandatory 3-day quarantine in a hotel in the vicinity of the airport.
Mandatory COVID-19 testing and negative results are will be required for air travellers flying to Canada from another country. All air travellers five years of age or older are required to undergo pre-departure COVID-19 PCR or RT LAMP testing before entering Canada. The PCR test will need to be taken within 72 hours (more information via TravelDoc above) prior to the traveller’s scheduled flight departure to Canada, and documentation of a negative laboratory test result must be presented to the airline prior to boarding.