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SBCC COVID-19 Child Antigen Rapid Test (ART)

At SBCC, our specialists are dedicated to providing your child with a gentle touch and comfortable atmosphere throughout their Antigen Rapid Test (ART) experience.

What is a COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (ART)?

COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (ART) is a rapid diagnostic test suitable for point-of-care testing that directly detects the presence or absence of the COVID-19 antigen.

 

Where Can My Child Get Their COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (ART) Done? 

If you suspect that your child may be down with COVID-19, you may visit any of our SBCC clinics for a consultation. Our SBCC specialists can perform the Antigen Rapid Test (ART) on children aged 0 to 12 years old.

For appointment booking, please call any of our SBCC Clinics.

 

When Will My Child Require a COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test (ART)?

Close Contact/ARI Symptoms

Visit your nearest SBCC clinic or get tested via Supervised ART on our Healthway Medical App. Click for the latest MOH protocol.

Pre-Departure

A notarised travel certificate is required. Click to learn more about COVID-19 pre-departure swab tests.

Pre-Event Testing (PET)

Required for unvaccinated individual. Must be completed within 24 hours of the event. Click for the latest PET requirements.

ART tests are priced at $40 nett** (with notarised travel certificate for pre-departure).

**Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for more information

 

Pre-Departure Swab Tests

If you require a COVID-19 pre-departure ART test for travel purposes, please check the testing window requirements, travel requirements and ensure your test is conducted within the required time frame for your designated country.

For more information on pre-departure swab tests, visit COVID-19 Pre-Departure Swab Test.

 

Latest MOH Travel Regulations

(Updated on 06 May 2022)

Travelling Into Singapore

Travellers aged 12 and below do not need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and  are no longer required to take any COVID-19 tests to enter Singapore.

For step-by-step guide for travelling into Singapore, children aged 12 and below will follow the border measures for fully vaccinated travellers.

Traveling out of Singapore

As different countries will have various entry requirements for children, it is recommended that the requirements are checked directly from the official sources of your country of arrival.

 

Child COVID-19 Supervised Antigen Rapid Test (Tele-ART)? 

Children are eligible for Supervised Antigen Rapid Test (Tele-ART) at $40 nett** via our Healthway Medical App. Do note that only HSA approved Antigen Rapid Test (ART) kits can be used for Tele-ART.

 

SBCC Child Supervised ART (Tele-ART) Steps on Healthway Medical App

Download Healthway Medical App and follow the steps below to book an appointment for a Supervised ART.

After a video consultation with our doctor, a nurse will be supervising the ART** via a WhatsApp video call.

*DO NOT select “Supervised Antigen Rapid Test (Tele-ART)” as that would lead to a different team, instead of our SBCC specialists

**Please refer to our Terms & Conditions

 

Frequently Asked Questions

SBCC Clinics are not subsidised by MOH under the PHPC scheme and are not SASH clinics hence routine/standard clinic charges apply.

All Clinic’s ART tests are chargeable at $40 nett**.

**Nursing or consultation charges may apply.
**An additional charge for $10 will apply if a memo needs to be issued by the clinic.
**Pre-departure tests inclusive of notarised travel certificate are at $40 nett

Yes, you can. Parents who require a COVID-19 ART test can also book an appointment together with their child/children. Please note that SBCC clinics do not conduct PCR tests.

The validity of an Antigen Rapid Test (ART) result is 24 hours from the time of the ART registration. Negative results are no longer valid after 24 hours. Do take note the duration of your child’s event and ensure that their negative COVID-19 result’s validity covers until the end of the event.

For COVID-19 pre-departure ART, please bring you (if you conducting your pre-departure ART as well) and your child’s identity card, flight details (booking reference which shows your departure flight timing) and passport.

Yes, you will have to call any of our SBCC Clinics to book an appointment for pre-departure swab test.

Please check the testing window requirements of your destination country and book an appointment accordingly.

For COVID-19 pre-departure ART swab test, you will receive your results via SMS within 24 hours.

You may call or email the respective SBCC clinics to book another appointment.

Supervised Antigen Rapid Test, or tele-ART, is a virtually supervised self-swab antigen rapid test conducted over video consultation. Supervised Antigen Rapid Test can be done via Healthway Medical app.

Healthway Medical is an MOH-approved telemedicine provider that provides Supervised Antigen Rapid Test service.

Do note that only HSA approved Antigen Rapid Test (ART) kits can be used for Tele-ART.

Yes, all travellers, except short-term visitors, flying into Singapore from any country can now fulfil their pre-departure Covid-19 test requirements through a virtually supervised antigen rapid test (Updated on 5 April 2022).

Do note that only HSA approved Antigen Rapid Test (ART) kits can be used for Tele-ART.

Supervised Antigen Rapid Test takes about 15 to 30 minutes. 

You can expect to receive your validated Supervised Antigen Rapid Test results within 2 hours, via SMS and email. 

For pre-departure testing, a notarised travel certificate will be sent to your email.