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Pre-departure Testing

Available in British Columbia and Ontario.
FlyClear™ by LifeLabs® is proud to offer pre-departure testing services for anyone needing to travel. As COVID-19 continues, many airlines or countries ask for proof of COVID-19 clearance within a specific timeframe or window. With FlyClear™ by LifeLabs®, you will receive your results within 48 hours*, allowing you to travel with peace of mind.
See “Laboratory Accreditations” within the FAQ section below to download the certificate of accreditation required for your travel.

How it works

FlyClear™ offers COVID-19 PCR swab and antibody testing for travel in 4 simple steps!
** COVID-19 travel clearance requirements vary by country. Information can be found on your travel destination’s website.

Trusted and Accredited Travel Partner

Fly with confidence, knowing you have highly accurate and reliable test results from LifeLabs, a leader in quality control and assurance, with licensing and accreditation from bodies such as the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the Institute of Quality Management in Healthcare, and the College of American Pathologists. Our full list of accreditation standards and copies of licenses can be found here.
Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Available FlyClear™ Testing Services:

COVID-19 PCR / NAAT nasal swab testing for active infection

The molecular COVID-19 swab test uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR)/nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) technology to detect genetic information from the virus. If present, it indicates an active infection.



COVID-19 Antibody blood test for prior infection

Antibody (serology) testing can check for different types of antibodies developed after exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 infection.


1. FlyClear Pre-Departure Testing – Start Here!

To start, you need to confirm you can receive your test results in time for your departure.
Please enter in your travel information below, then hit calculate to ensure you can get your test in time.

Province and City Getting Testing In

See FlyClear Pre-Departure Locations section at the bottom of this webpage for the full list of FlyClear locations

Pre-Departure Testing Requirements by Destination

The COVID-19 testing window is the maximum number of hours within which a negative test result is accepted by your destination country.

Destination countries will specify the acceptable testing window relative to either your departure time OR arrival time.

Your Flight Info

Please note, FlyClear / LifeLabs is an approved trusted testing and travel partner of the State of Hawaii Safe Travels Hawaii program. Hawaii travel clearance reports will ONLY be available to individuals flying to Hawaii on Air Canada, United Airlines (operated by Air Canada) or WestJet.

FlyClear™ Pre-Departure Testing Locations

**Please note: You must order and pay for your testing PRIOR to booking your appointment.**

Please note: COVID-19 PCR/NAAT swab testing at FlyClear™ locations are:

  • For customers who have completed their FlyClear™ orders online (i.e. steps 1 and 2)
  • By appointment, and ONLY available at the FlyClear by Lifelabs locations listed below

*You can NOT visit a standard LifeLabs location Patient Service Centre (PSC) or other medical clinic for a FlyClear test.



FlyClear PCR / NAAT testing can only be booked at these locations
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Please note: COVID-19 Antibody blood testing at LifeLabs locations are:

  • For customers who have completed their orders online (i.e. steps 1 and 2)
  • By appointment ONLY

Find a COVID-19 Antibody Testing Location


FlyClear™ is a trademark of LifeLabs LP.

“Our Medical Science team proudly supports the FlyClear™ by LifeLabs program.

As the medical science around COVID-19 continues to evolve, the ability to travel safely is critical. Our infectious disease and medical microbiologists have developed testing protocols that ensure those who need to fly, can fly with confidence. The health and wellbeing of travelers as they start their journey is the top priority of FlyClear™ by LifeLabs.”

-Dr. Andrew Don-Wauchope, M.D.
Vice President, Clinical Services

FlyClear Customer Support

If you have any questions or require support, please contact our LifeLabs Customer Support Centre.

ON General Inquiries: 1-877-404-0637 

Monday to Sunday 24/7.

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm EST

BC General Inquiries: 1-877-313-4982 

Monday to Sunday 24/7.

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm PST

Please note:

  • For COVID-19 PCR/NAAT swab testing travelers are advised that they must coordinate an appointment time with the participating FlyClear locations listed on this page.
  • For COVID-19 Antibody testing if you cannot find an appointment slot online at your desired LifeLabs location, please call 1-877-313-4982 (Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm EST).

LifeLabs Customer Support Centre will do their best to slot you in to an appointment time that works for your testing window. If you cannot find available appointment time slot(s), we will gladly issue a refund. Please see our Refund process under the Payment section.

Your health & safety is important to us

Please note that face masks are mandatory at all times at all of our locations to ensure the health and safety of all customers and employees.

Please inform staff if you are unable to wear a mask due to a medical condition. 

Thank you for your cooperation!