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COVID test in Vietnam – Where and How to Get

Last update: Apr 20, 2021

Here come all the things that you should know in case you want to do a COVID test in Vietnam for your entering another country.

At the moment, in order to enter a country, you are, in most cases, required to have a negative COVID test result certificate. If you are in Vietnam, this is the guide for you to get a COVID test within the country.

This guide covers:

  • Where to get COVID test in Vietnam
  • Procedure of COVID test in Vietnam
Where and how to get COVID test in Vietnam

Where to get COVID test in Vietnam?

Here are the full list of hospitals/healthcare establishments that you can visit for a COVID test in Vietnam. The list consists of 94 establishments, including 17 ones in Hanoi, 4 ones in Da Nang, and 21 ones in Ho Chi Minh City, updated by the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health on January 19, 2021.

You can check the details below.

1. COVID test establishments in Northern Vietnam

COVID test establishments in Hanoi

  1. National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology
    • Address: 1 Yec Xanh, Pham Dinh Ho, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.39717694, ext. 101
  2. Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
    • Address: Building A7 – Hanoi Medical University, No. 1, Ton That Tung, Dong Da, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.38523798(6063)
  3. Hanoi University of Public Health
    • Address: No. 1A, Duc Thang Street, Duc Thang Ward, Bac Tu Liem District, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.62662299
  4. Hanoi Center for Disease Control
    • Address: No. 70 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Dong Da, Hanoi
    • Phone: 0243. 834 3537
  5. National Hospital of Tropical Diseases
    • Address: 78 Giai Phong, Phuong Dinh, Dong Da, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.3576 3491
  6. National Pediatric Hospital
    • Address: 18 Alley 879 La Thanh Street, Lang Thuong, Dong Da, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.62738532
  7. National Lung Hospital
    • Address: 463 Hoang Hoa Tham, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.38326249
  8. Bach Mai Hospital
    • Address: No. 78 Giai Phong, Phuong Dinh, Dong Da, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.3869.3731
  9. Thanh Nhan Hospital
    • Address: 42 Thanh Nhan, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.39714363
  10. Hong Ngoc General Hospital
    • Address: 55 Yen Ninh Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.39275568 ext 0
  11. Medlatec Hospital
    • Address: 42 – 44 Nghia Dung, Phuc Xa, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
    • Phone: 1900565656
  12. Duc Giang General Hospital
    • Address: No. 54 Truong Lam, Duc Giang, Long Bien, Hanoi
    • Phone: 1900.6873
  13. 103 Military Hospital
    • Address: 261 Phung Hung Street, Phuc La Ward, Ha Dong, Hanoi
    • Phone: 0983.889.102 / 0931.727.434
  14. 108 Military Central Hospital
    • Address: No. 1 Tran Hung Dao, Bach Dang, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
    • Phone: 096.775.16.16 | 1900.98.68.69
  15. Military Institute of Preventive Medicine
    • Address: 21 Trung Liet, Dong Da, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.3537.7292
  16. National Centre for Veterinary Diagnosis
    • Address: 78/11, Giai Phong, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
    • Phone: 024.3869.1151
  17. Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre
    • Address: 63 Nguyen Van Huyen, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi
    • Phone: 0243.836.3906

COVID test establishments in other Northern provinces

  1. Regional Animal Health Office No. 2
    • Address: 23 Da Nang, Ngo Quyen, Hai Phong
    • Phone: 02253.686.026
  2. Regional Animal Health Office No. 3
    • Address: 51 Nguyen Sinh Sac, Cua Nam, Vinh City, Nghe An
    • Phone: 02383.842.786
  3. Military Hospital 110
    • Address: Thi Can Ward, Bac Ninh City, Bac Ninh Province
    • Phone: 0222.6261.261
  4. Bac Ninh Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Nguyen Quyen, Dai Phuc, Bac Ninh (within the Bac Ninh General Hospital campus)
    • Phone: 0222.3851.447
  5. Bac Giang Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: No. 45 Nghia Long, Tran Phu Ward, Bac Giang City, Bac Giang province
    • Phone: 0204.3852.717
  6. Hai Phong Preventive Health Center
    • Address: No. 21, Le Dai Hanh, Hong Bang District, Hai Phong City
    • Phone: 0225.3592.500
  7. Thanh Hoa Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: 474 Hai Thuong Lan Ong, Tan Son Ward, Thanh Hoa City, Thanh Hoa Province
    • Phone: 02373950638
  8. Quang Ninh Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: 651 Le Thanh Tong, Bach Dang Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh
    • Phone: 02373950638
  9. Yen Bai Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: 496 Hoa Binh, Nguyen Phuc Ward, Yen Bai City, Yen Bai province
    • Phone: 02163.852.519
  10. Lao Cai Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: 76 Chieng On, Binh Minh, Lao Cai Town, Lao Cai province 
    • Phone: 0203.840087 | 0214.3844882
  11. Hai Duong Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: No. 18 Thanh Nien Street, Quang Trung Ward, Hai Duong City, Hai Duong Province
    • Phone: 02203.852.484
  12. Dien Bien Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Quarter 25, Muong Thanh Ward, Dien Bien Phu City, Dien Bien
    • Phone: 0215.382.47.40
  13. Nghe An Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: 140 Le Hong Phong Street, Truong Thi, Vinh City, Nghe An
    • Phone: 0238.3590.005
  14. Thai Binh Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: No. 10 Hoang Cong Chat, Quang Trung Ward, Thai Binh province
    • Phone: 0227.3837.860
  15. Hoa Binh Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Tran Quy Cap, Thi Lang, Hoa Binh province
    • Phone: 02183.857.005
  16. Ha Tinh Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: No. 229 Nguyen Huy Tu, Nguyen Du, Ha Tinh province
    • Phone: 0239.389.1183
  17. Nam Dinh Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Phu Nghia, Loc Vuong, Nam Dinh City, Nam Dinh Province
    • Phone: 0228.3636.673
  18. Hung Yen Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, An Tao Ward, Hung Yen City, Hung Yen province
    • Phone: 0221.3864.138
  19. Cao Bang Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Quarter 23, Song Bang Ward, Cao Bang City, Cao Bang province
    • Phone: 0206.385.5533
  20. Ha Nam Province Center for Disease Control
    • Address: Truong Chinh Street, Minh Khai Ward, Phu Ly City, Ha Nam province
    • Phone: 0226.3852.698
  21. Thai Nguyen Central General Hospital
    • Address: 479 Luong Ngoc Quyen, Phan Dinh Phung, TThai nguyen City, Thai Nguyen
    • Phone: 0208.3855.125
  22. Phu Tho General Hospital
    • Address: Nguyen Tat Thanh, Tan Dan Ward, Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province
    • Phone: 0210.625.4179 – 0210.627.8888
  23. Ninh Binh General Hospital
    • Address: Tue Tinh Street, Nam Thanh Ward, Ninh Binh City, Ninh Binh province
    • Phone: 02293.871.030
  24. Thanh Hoa General Hospital
    • Address: 181 Hai Thuong Lan Ong, Dong Ve Ward, Thanh Hoa City, Thanh Hoa province
    • Phone: 0237.3951467

2. COVID test establishments in Central Vietnam

  1. Pasteur Institute of Nha Trang
    • Address: 8 Tran Phu, Xuong Huan, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa
    • Phone: 0258.3829.534
  2. Da Nang Center of Disease Control
    • Address: 315 Phan Chau Trinh, Hai Chau, Da Nang City
    • Phone: 02363.555.589 | 0905.108.844
  3. Quang Nam Center of Disease Control
    • Address: No. 129-135 Trung Nu Vuong, Tan Thanh District, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam province
    • Phone: 0913 693 131
  4. Ninh Thuan Center of Disease Control
    • Address: No. 30 Pham Ngu Lao, Phuoc My, Phan Rang-Thap Cham, Ninh Thuan
    • Phone : 0259.382.33.68
  5. Khanh Hoa Center of Disease Control
    • Address: 4 Quang Trung, Van Thanh, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa
    • Phone: 0258.3822.574
  6. Quang Binh Center of Disease Control
    • Address: 164 Ba Trieu, Hai Thinh Ward, Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
    • Phone: 0258.3822.574
  7. Hue Central Hospital
    • Address: 16 Le Loi, Vinh Ninh, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue
    • Phone: 0234.3822.325
  8. Quang Nam Central General Hospital
    • Address: Tam Hiep Commune, Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam
    • Phone: 0235.3870.390
  9. Quang Ngai Provincial General Hospital
    • Address: Le Huu Trac Street, Nghia Lo, Quang Ngai City, Quang Ngai province
    • Phone: 0255.3827.899
  10. Da Nang Hospital C
    • Address: 122 Hai Phong, Thach Thang, Hai Chau, Da Nang
    • Phone: 0236.3821.480
  11. Vinmec Da Nang International Hospital
    • Address: Street 30 Thang 4, Residential Quarter No. 4, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
    • Phone: 0236.3711.111
  12. Hospital 199 – Ministry of Public Security
    • Address: 216 Nguyen Cong Tru, An Hai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang
    • Phone: 1900.986868

3. COVID test establishments in Central Highlands

  1. Tay Nguyen Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology
    • Address: 34 Pham Hung, Tan An Ward, Buon Ma Thuot City, Dak lak
    • Phone: 0262.366.39.79
  2. Gia Lai Center of Disease Control
    • Address: 98 Phan Dinh Phung, Tay Son Ward, Pleiku City, Gia Lai
    • Phone: 0269.3824.372
  3. Dak Nong Center of Disease Control
    • Address: Tran Hung Dao, Nghia Trung Ward, Gia Nghia, Dak Nong
    • Phone: 02613544692

4. COVID test establishments in Southern Vietnam

COVID test establishments in Ho Chi Minh City

  1. Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City
    • Address: 167 Pasteur, Ward 8, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3823.0352
  2. Institute of Public Health in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Address: 159 Hung Phu Street, Ward 10, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3855.9503
  3. Cho Ray Hospital
    • Address: 201B Nguyen Chi Thanh, Ward 12, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.3855.4137
  4. Thong Nhat Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Address: No. 01 Ly Thuong Kiet, Ward 7, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.3869.0277
  5. University Medical Center at Ho Chi Minh City – University of Medicine and Pharmacy at HCM
    • Address: 20-22  Duong Quang Trung, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone for appointment: 1800 6023
  6. Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases
    • Address: 764 Vo Van Kiet, Ward 1, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.3923.5804
  7. Children’s Hospital 1
    • Address: 341 Su Van Hanh, Ward 10, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3927.1119
  8. Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital
    • Address: 120 Hong Bang, Ward 12, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.3855.0207
  9. City Children’s hospital, Ho Chi Minh Ccity
    • Address: 15 Vo Tran Chi, Tan Kien Ward, Binh Chanh District, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.2253.6688
  10. FV Hospital – Ho Chi Minh City
    • Address: 3rd Floor, Bitexco Financial Tower, No. 2 Hai Trieu, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.6290.6167
  11. Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital
    • Address: 468 Nguyen Trai, Wad 8, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.3923.4332 – 3923.4349 – 3923.8096 – 3923.8466 – 7307.7307
  12. Hospital of Thu Duc District
    • Address: No. 29, Phu Chau Street, Tam Phu Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 0966331010
  13. Gia An 115 Hospital
    • Address: No. 05, Street 17A, Quarter 11, Binh Tri Dong Ward, Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 0898333115
  14. Hospital of District 2
    • Address: No. 130 Le Van Thinh Street, Binh Trung Tay Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City  
    • Phone: 028.5432.7888 | 028.6288.5886
  15. Quality Control Center for Medical Laboratory
    • Address: No. 131, Nguyen Chi Thanh, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 
    • Phone: 028.3853.1058
  16. Hoan My Sai Gon General Hospital JSC.
    • Address: 60-60A Phan Xich Long, Ward 1, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City 
    • Phone: 028.3990.2468
  17. Military Hospital 175
    • Address: 786 Nguyen Kiem Street, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 0969.831.010
  18. Regional Animal Health Office No. 6
    • Address: 521/1 Hoang Van Thu, Ward 4, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3948.3041
  19. Southern Military Center for Preventive Medicine
    • Address: 168Bis Phan Van Tri Street, Ward 5, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3985.9681
  20. Military Hospital 7A
    • Address: 466 Nguyen Trai, Ward 8, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3836.6789
  21. Center for Diseases Control of Ho Chi Minh City
    • Address: 125/61 Au Duong LAn, Ward 3, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City
    • Phone: 028.3923.4629

Covid Test Establishments in other Southern provinces

  1. Regional Animal Health Office No. 7
    • Address: 88 Cach Mang Thang 8, Bui Huu Nghia, Binh Thu, Can Tho City
    • Phone: 0292.3820.203
  2. Can Tho Central General Hospital
    • Address: 315 Nguyen Van Linh, An Khanh Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City
    • Phone: 1900.9095 | 0710. 3820.071
  3. Can Tho Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: No.1 Ngo Duc Ke, Tan An, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City
    • Phone: 1900.9095 | 0710. 3820.071
  4. Kien Giang Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: 981 Nguyen Trung Truc, An Binh Ward, Rach Gia District, Kien Giang province
    • Phone: 0297.3866.229
  5. Center for Diseases Control of Dong Nai province
    • Address: Quarter 9, Tan Phong Ward, Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai
    • Phone: 02513.897.208
  6. Tay Ninh Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: 628 Street 30/4, Quarter 1, District 3, Tay Ninh City, Tay Ninh
    • Phone: 0276.3822.474
  7. Lam Dong Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: 54 Pham Ngoc Thach Street, Ward 6, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
    • Phone: 0263.3823.638
  8. Ba Ria – Vung Tau Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: 19 Pham Ngoc Thach, Phuoc Hung, Ba Ria – Vung Tau
    • Phone: 0254.3732.206
  9. Hau Giang Preventive Health Center
    • Address: 251, Le Hong Phong, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang Province
    • Phone: 0254.3732.206
  10. Bac Lieu Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: No. 01, Dong Khoi Street, Ward 5, Bac Lieu City, Bac Lieu province
    • Phone: 0291.3824.711
  11. Ca Mau Center for Diseases Control
    • Address: 51 Ba Trieu, Ward 5, Ca Mau City, Ca Mau province
    • Phone: 02903.831.009 | 0982.32.74.74
  12. Phu Quoc Healthcare Center
    • Address: 128 Street 30/4, Duong Dong Ward, Phu Quoc City, Kien Giang
    • Phone: 02973.846.972
  13. Dong Nai General Hospital
    • Address: No. 2, Dong Khoi Street, Tan Hiep, Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai province
    • Phone: 0251.8969.999
  14. Thong Nhat Dong Nai General Hospital
    • Address: 234 National Road 1A, Tan Bien, Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai province
    • Phone: 0251.3886.098
  15. An Giang Central General Hospital
    • Address: 60 Ung Van Khiem, My Phuoc Ward, Long Xuyen City, An Giang
    • Phone: 0296.3852.862
  16. Long An Central General Hospital
    • Address: 211 Nguyen Thong, Ward 3, Tan An, Long An
    • Phone: 0272.3826.330
  17. Thanh Vu Medic Bac Lieu General Hospital
    • Address: No. 02DN, Branch of National Road 1A, Quarter 1, Ward 7, Bac Lieu City, Bac Lieu province
    • Phone: 1800.969698

Here come all 94 establishments authorized by the Vietnam Ministry of Health to carry out Covid test on demand. You can find below the common procedure of a COVID test.

How to get COVID test in Vietnam

To get a COVID test in Vietnam, you need to follow the steps below:

Step 1: Visit the authorized COVID test establishment as listed above.

Step 2: After the health workers perform the protection and disinfection steps, you will be taken for specimen as follows:

  • Blood: take 3 – 5 ml of blood into the EDTA anticoagulant tube.
  • Respiratory fluid: sample the upper and lower respiratory tract fluid with a sampling stick
    • Upper respiratory tract fluid: Pharyngeal fluid, pharyngeal fluid, throat rinse fluid.
    • Lower respiratory tract fluid: Sputum, alveolar fluid, endotracheal fluid, pleural fluid, lung membrane, bronchial, alveolar fluid.

Step 3: Get result certificate after a certain period of time.

The above is all information about the COVID test in Vietnam at present for foreigners in Vietnam as well as Vietnamese wishing to leave Vietnam for another country. Wish you all a safe journey ahead.

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Fri Mar 05 2021, 10:18:06 (GMT+7)