Covid-19 testing at Amsterdam

Do you experience the mild symptoms of corona virus? If yes, then you can get yourself tested for free at GGD Amsterdam. All you need to do is make an appointment for covid-19 test. You can book an appointment either by a call or online by checking out the coronasneltest locaties at Corona Teller.

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Anyone who experiences even the mildest symptoms can get themselves tested for corona. The mild symptoms comprise of runny nose, headache, sneezing, sore throat, fever and cough. You may also experience loss of taste or smell.

Is the testing important? Why?

The test helps you to find out if you are infected with the virus or not. It gives you the certainty bout your health condition so that you can take preventive measures to prevent the spread of the virus. After the relaxation of the lockdown, there has been rapid testing and tracing in Netherland to prevent the spread of covid-19.

Once your appointment is booked, you should stay at home till you get tested. And also after the test, be at home till you get your results. Do not meet people and maintain a distance of 1.5 meters from everyone round you. Make sure you wash your hands frequently and cough and sneeze facing the other side. In case the symptoms worsen, contact your GP.

How to make an appointment?

No matter you make an appointment via call or online, make sure you provide the staff member with all your details right from name, address, phone number and citizen service number. Once they schedule your appointment, you can reach the location. You can get a confirmation of your appointment via mail or SMS.

Preparation for appointment

You will be provided with the guidelines and directions to the testing center to which you have been asked to come via mail or SMS. Make sure you carry an identity proof. Do not use a public means of transport to reach there. Come by foot, car or bicycle. Make sure you wear a face mask.


The test may take around 10 minutes. A cotton swab will be placed into your throat or nose. It may take a few seconds. The swab is sent to the lab to test for the virus. The test is free of cost.

Go to your home and wait for the test results.

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