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Here are the swabbing stations in NAIA that you can choose from if you’re returning non-OFW


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Are you a returning non-overseas Filipino worker? If you are, then you have two options where you can get tested for Covid-19 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s (NAIA) One-Stop-Shop (OSS). 

As posted by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the services given by private laboratories for non-OFWs cost P4,500. The Covid-19 result will be available not more than 12 hours. 

Meanwhile, non-OFWs may also choose services from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), which cost P3,500. The swab test result will be available after 1 or 2 days. 

To book a swab test appointment via PRC, click this link

Swab test for returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is still being given for free. PCG said that results for OFW will be made available from 2 to 4 days. 

“Sakop ng waiting time na ito ang buong proseso mula encoding hanggang online issuance ng swab test result/quarantine clearance mula sa Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ),” it added. 

The PCG also clarified that the BOQ will be the one sending the swab test result and quarantine clearance to OFWs who arrived from October 15 to October 23. The result and clearance certificate will be sent thru their registered email. 

Ryan Namia
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