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Posted On: 3 August 2021 05:00 pm
Updated On: 11 November 2021 05:41 pm

[UPDATED] Cheapest COVID-19 RT-PCR test in Qatar

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In a Tweet on 21 October 2021, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) had announced the updated list of private health facilities approved for COVID-19 PCR testing. There are a total of 103 health facilities listed by MoPH that are approved for COVID-19 PCR testing in Qatar.

The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put together a list (in alphabetical order) of some of the health facilities in Qatar that offer COVID-19 PCR tests for less than the flat rate of QR 160.

Disclaimer: Please note that the below details are indicative and have been updated on 8 November 2021. The details are as per the health facility's update at the time of contact and are subject to change.

Please do confirm with the respective health facility before visiting them.

Abeer Medical Center

  • Price: QR 140
  • Estimated time of result: 24-36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 7 am - 9:30 pm; Fri 3 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Phone: +974 4423 6060/ +974 7771 5678

Al Oud Medical Center

  • Price: QR 140
  • Estimated time of result: 24-36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sun-Wed 8 am - 8:30 pm; Thu 8 am - 3 pm; closed on Fridays
  • Phone: +974 4444 4089

Al Shami Medical Center

  • Price: QR 150
  • Estimated time of result: up to 36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 9:30 am - 7 pm; closed on Fridays
  • Phone: +974 5018 8821

Al Shefa Polyclinic D Ring Road

  • Price: QR 125
  • Estimated time of result: 24-36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 8 am - 9 pm, Fri 12:30 pm to 8 pm
  • Phone: +974 4408 9888

Al Siraj Medical Center

  • Price: QR 135 (at the center), QR 160 (at home testing, areas covered are Doha, Al Rayaan, Al Wakrah)
  • Estimated time of result: 24-30 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test:
    • Sun-Wed 9 am - 11:30 am, 4 pm - 8:30 pm; Thu 9 am - 4:30 pm
    • Results can be collected from 9 am to 9 pm Sat-Thu
    • Closed for PCR test on Fridays (though results can be collected from 4 pm to 9 pm)
  • Phone: +974 5059 3666

American Hospital Clinics

  • Price: QR 125
  • Estimated time of result: 24 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: 7 am - 9:30 pm, every day
  • Phone: +974 4442 1999

Apollo Clinic Qatar

  • Price: QR 140
  • Estimated time of result: 36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 7 am - 6:30 pm; Fri 7 am to 9 am, 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Phone: +974 4441 8441

Aura Aesthetic Polyclinic

  • Price: QR 130
  • Estimated time of result: 24 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 7 am - 9:30 pm; Fri 2:30 pm to 10 pm
  • Phone: +974 3111 7869, +974 4001 3064

Beauty Medical Center

  • Price: QR 140
  • Estimated time of result: 24-36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Wed 8 am - 8 pm; Thu 8 am to 3 pm, Fri-open from 5 pm to 7 pm only for result collection
  • Phone: +974 4451 3758

Pearl Medical Qatar

  • Price:
    • QR 125 (at the center)
    • They also provide at-home testing. Areas covered are Doha, Al Rayyan and Al Wakrah. For information on testing rates, please get in touch with them directly.
  • Estimated time of result: 24-36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 9 am to 11 pm; Fri 1 pm - 9 pm
  • Phone: +974 7727 3778

Planet Medical Center

  • Price: QR 140
  • Estimated time of result: 36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 8 am - 10 pm; Fri 3 pm- 10 pm
  • Phone: +974 4444 1129

Reem Medical Center

  • Price: QR 150
  • Estimated time of result: 24-36 hours
  • Is an appointment needed: Walk-in is allowed
  • Timings for the PCR test: Sat-Thu 8 am - 8 pm; Fri 1 pm to 7 pm
  • Phone: +974 7797 7210

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