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Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 test

You can get a corona test and certificate from Lääkäriasema Medipulssi at the most competitive rate in Finland. The test and certificate cost 150 euros.

We can provide you with a corona certificate (COVID-19 Medical Certificate) for the purposes of travel. The test results and certificate will be ready the following day.

Kindly come in for your test two days before you travel. An example in this case would be if you are travelling on a Wednesday then please schedule your appointment on Monday. This would allow for your test results to be ready on Tuesday. In the case your test result is negative, we will provide you with a certificate.

Certificate collection can be done in person or delivered by secure mail. The certificate issued will have a QR code which you can show airport officials and other relevant authorities who can then verify the certificate details.

Express Service
Do you want your results and certificate to be expedited? Our Express service offering provides the result and certifcate on the same day by 21:00, provided your test is taken before 13:00. The Express test should be taken also in case you need the certificate early during the very next day (by 9:00 am during weekdays and 12:00 pm during the weekends). In this case the test can be taken also after 13:00 during the previous day. You can print your certificate yourself or collect it from Lääkäriasema Medipulssi during our opening hours. The Express service comes at an extra fee of 40 Euros.

Require Only A Certificate
If you have undertaken the test elsewhere and tested Negative and you only require a certificate, we can provide you a certificate at a cost of 50 Euros. This negative result must be reflected and confirmed on the Finnish Governmental service (My Kanta Pages) by you and shown to our staff.

Documents to Carry
All persons requiring a test will need to carry their passport or other travel document when they come in for the test. The passport number will be recorded in the travel certificate.

Other Travel Advisory Related Matters
You need to verify the COVID-19 rules and regulations of your destination country. These regulations are country specific. Remember to check the requirements before booking your appointment. You can look them up here.

 

Here you can find frequently asked questions about our COVID-19 test.

Do I receive Kela compensation for the COVID-19 test?

Travellers with no symptoms do not receive Kela compensation. Please avoid travelling if you have symptoms.

Is the total price of the COVID-19 test and certificate 150 € or will there be additional costs?

The price is 150 € and there are no extra fees. In situations where the customer wants to travel on the same day or early during the very next day after sampling, we charge an additional fee of 40 € for Express Test. If you would like to receive your digital certificate on the same day, please select our Express Service option.This will apply to tests carried out before 13:00. If you want to receive the certificate during the next day before 9:00 am on weekdays (Mon-Fri) and before 12:00 pm on weekends, you can come for the test after 13:00 on the previous day. The Express service comes at an extra fee of 40 € in such cases as well.

Will the certificate be in English?

Yes. The certificate will be in English.

Is it a PCR-test?

Yes. Our coronavirus test is PCR-test

How do I get my negative result certificate for travel?

You will receive the certificate the day after sampling or during the same day if you chose express. You can pick up a certificate from Lääkäriasema Medipulssi or we will send it to you via secure email.

Can I also get a fit to fly certificate?

Some countries require a fit to fly certificate. The certificate is written by a doctor. It includes more specific information about traveler’s health situation and suitability to travel by plane in addition to the negative test result. Fit to fly certificate differs from the negative test result certificate for travelling. 

Fit to fly certificate costs 20 euros if the corona test has been taken at Medipulssi. If you have been tested elsewhere the certificate costs 50 euros. In order to obtain a certificate, the test result must be displayed on the My Kanta Pages (Omakanta) or official paper from the health care centre. 

How should I prepare for the COVID-19 test?

Be sure to bring your passport when you come to the test. We need your passport number for the corona certificate. No other preparations are needed.

What if the test result is positive?

We will notify the customer by phone of a positive coronavirus test result and urge to self quarantine. We will also report the result to the city’s infectious disease unit, where the customer can get more detailed information on how to proceed. If necessary, we will send the customer a certificate of a positive test result by a secure email.

Note! Lääkäriasema Medipulssi is not liable for financial damages to the customer, such as the loss of a flight, if the test result is positive.

Can I get COVID-19 test and certificate cheaper elsewhere?

We have conducted a background study on the prices of corona tests. There has not been any place where a traveller/person with no symptoms can get the coronavirus test and certificate at a lower cost.

Can I receive a certificate, if I have done the test somewhere else?

A corona certificate alone costs 50 € if the corona test has been taken elsewhere. In order to obtain a certificate, the test result must be displayed on the My Kanta Pages (Omakanta) or official paper from the health care centre.

Didn’t find the answer for your question? Send your question to asiakaspalvelu@medipulssi.fi and we will get back to you.

Book time for the COVID-19 test here or call our customer service 050 323 3300.

Our customer service is open as follows
Monday: 8.00-15.30
Tuesday-Friday: 8.00-17.00
Saturday: 10.00-16.00
Sunday: 12.00-16.00

Sometimes our phone line is busy. We will call you back before the end of the day. Please be patient.

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