Covid-19 Measures and Information
It is a test performed on people suspected of being infected with Covid-19.
A nasal swab will be inserted into the nose to collect a sample for testing. This procedure takes 5-7 minutes.
A medical prescription issued by the National Health Service.
Please call 800 910 219 to book a test. This service is available every day, from 8:30am to 7:00pm.
Covid-19 testing units perform tests exclusively on people with prior bookings, made by calling 800 910 219. This service is available every day, from 8:30am to 7:00pm.
Tests are only performed on people staying in their cars at the Parque das Nações testing unit.
If you visit this testing unit, you’ll be required to travel by car and stay inside the vehicle during the entire trip/stay in the testing area. Additionally, you will only be allowed to open your car window slightly and are advised to bring water and snacks should the waiting time be long.
Two or more persons are allowed to travel in the same vehicle for testing, provided they have a medical prescription issued by the National Health Service.
At the Lumiar testing unit, you will have to walk to the school. You can travel by public transport or by car, in which case you’ll be required to park outside the school.
Test results are sent by e-mail within 24-72 hours.
The operators of the phone line used for booking tests have no knowledge and do not provide test results.
You should stay in isolation at home until the test results are known.
● Lumiar - Escola Básica Quinta dos Frades, Rua Luís de Freitas Branco, 1600-489 Lisboa;
Public transport: Lumiar Underground Station | Bus Lines: 40B, 43B, 44B, 207, 717, 736, 796.
● Parque das Nações - mobile centre, installed in the car parking next to Rua Vitorino Magalhães Godinho (next to the Vasco da Gama Bridge, where the circus usually stands).
Lumiar: 9am-6pm, Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday.
Parque das Nações: 9am-6pm, Monday to Saturday.