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How To Book a COVID Test For Your Group at Your Hotel or Event in Barcelona


THIS COVID TEST RESERVATION SERVICE IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE


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Latest update: 07 October 2022

On this page, you´ll be able to make a reservation for your group to get a COVID test anywhere in Barcelona, e.g: at your hotel where your group is staying, at the venue where your group will be, at the event that your group is attending, etc.

The COVID testing at your desired location in Barcelona are performed by the medical of a testing centre of Barcelona. They do antigen and PCR tests, nasal and saliva tests and offer special discounts for groups from 6 people up to hundreds of people.

We cover the following:
1. Locations where COVID group testing can be organized in Barcelona
2. What´s needed at your venue for the medical staff to perform the COVID tests
3. Operating hours of the COVID testing service
4. COVID test prices for groups and test certificate delivery time
5. When to make your COVID test reservation for your group
6. How to make your reservation for your group
7. Additional information on COVID test certificates and steps to get your group tested

A group COVID testing performed on the covered terrace of a venue
A group COVID testing performed on the covered terrace of a venue

We have included a booking form on the page below for you to fill out to book your COVID tests for your group at your desired location and get special group prices. After filling out the form below on this page, you will receive to your email address a COVID test confirmation voucher and detailed instructions on how to get your group tested at the venue of your choice.
You will also receive a separate confirmation email directly from the testing centre, with whom you'll be in touch to arrange the details of the testing for your group. The email from the testing centre will also include a secure payment link for you to confirm your group COVID testing and an excel sheet for you to fill out with the details of each person in your group.


1. Locations where COVID group testing can be organized in Barcelona

COVID tests for groups can be arranged at any location in Barcelona and around Barcelona, as long as you arrange a dedicated space for the testing with the location.

Example of venues where COVID group testing can be arranged:

A medical professional getting ready to test a group on the rooftop of an hotel
A medical professional getting ready to test a group on the rooftop of an hotel

• At the hotel where your group is staying, in a meeting or conference room that you would arrange with the hotel.

  • At a private restaurant for your group, in a separated area from the dining room.

• At business or sport events such as trade shows, conferences, sport competitions etc., in a dedicated area that you would arrange with the event organizers.

• At companies, in a private room that you would arrange, etc.

  • At weddings and private parties.



Depending on the configuration of the testing area, the medical staff might bring their own privacy folding screens for more privacy during the testing.

If you are not in Barcelona at the time when you start planning the testing for your group and if you have an event manager in Barcelona, eg. the event manager of the hotel where your group is staying, the test centre can coordinate directly with the event manager of your hotel and visit the conference rooms booked for your event at the hotel to see how the testing can be arranged. This way you do not have to worry about the organization details of the testing, the test centre will take care of it with the event manager of your hotel, which will save you time and concerns.

Qualified medical staff will visit you at the location of your choice to perform the COVID tests for your group on your desired date and time. Depending on your group size, the medical staff will arrive 30 to 45 minutes before the testing time in order to prepare everything for the testing to start at your desired time.


2. What´s needed at your venue for the medical staff to perform the COVID tests in good conditions

Elements that you will need to arrange before the medical staff comes to your location to perform the tests to your groups:

• A dedicated space or private room for the testing. The space needs to be ventilated.

• Tables and chairs.

• Wifi to issue the antigen test certificates on spot.

Table and chairs needed by the medical staff to organize the testing kits and samples and the medical consent forms that you´ll need to sign
Table and chairs needed by the medical staff to organize the testing kits and samples and the medical consent forms that you´ll need to sign

In the unlikely case that you cannot get tables and chairs, please make sure to inform the testing centre after you´ve made your reservation once you´re directly in touch with them so that they can bring their own foldable tables and chairs with them on the day.

Equipment needed for groups from 6 to 20 people:

  • 1 table and at least 2-3 chairs.

One medical professional will come to perform the COVID tests for your group.

The medical professional will need will need 1 table and at least 1 chair for his own use, and 1 additional chair for the members of your group to sit while he performs the test.

If you want the rest of the group to wait for their turn while sited, plan for additional chairs.

Equipment needed for groups from 20 to 30 people:

  • 2 table and at least 4-6 chairs.

2 medical professionals will come to perform the COVID tests for your group.

Each medical professional will need will need 1 table and at least 1 chair for their own use, and 1 additional chair for the members of your group to sit while they perform the test.

If you want the rest of the group to wait for their turn while sited, plan for additional chairs.

Equipment needed for groups of more than 30 people:

  • 4 tables and at least 6-8 chairs.

For groups from 30 people, in addition of the two medical professionals who will perform the test, two admin staff will come to take care of the paperwork for your group.

Each medical staff will need a table and a chair for his own use, and an additional chair for the members of your group to sit while the medical staff performs the test.

Each admin staff will need a table and a chair to sit and work on their laptops.
If you want the rest of the group to wait for their turn while sited, plan for additional chairs.

Chairs arranged in a conference room before the group testing for the members of the group to wait for their turn while sited
Chairs arranged in a conference room before the group testing for the members of the group to wait for their turn while sited

3. Operating hours of the COVID testing service

The testing service at the venue of your choice operates during the following schedule, including on public holidays:

Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

On the booking form below, you will be able to select the date and preferred time range you want for your group COVID tests, within the opening hours of the testing service.

After filling out the group booking form below, you will receive to your email address a confirmation voucher and detailed instructions on how the testing service works. You will also receive a separate confirmation email directly from the testing centre, with whom you´ll be in touch to arrange the details of the testing for your group. The email from the testing centre will also include a secure payment link for you to confirm your group COVID testing and an excel sheet for you to fill out with the details of each person of your group.

Your group booking will be confirmed within 20 minutes by the testing centre during their operating hours for confirming appointments for group testing.

The testing centre work 17 hours per day during the following operating hours:

Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 01:00

After making your reservation, please make sure to keep an eye on your emails so that you can get back to the testing centre and have your COVID test booking for your group all set.

If you make your group booking outside of the operating hours given above, the testing centre will get back to you during their operating hours.


4. COVID test prices for groups and test certificate delivery time

In the tables below you´ll find the group discount prices for COVID tests for different group sizes. Special discounts apply from groups of 6 people onwards.

You´ll find 4 different prices tables for:

• Antigen tests, with antigen test certificate available 15 minutes after you get tested.

• PCR tests, with PCR test certificate available within 3 hours after you get tested.

• PCR tests, with PCR test certificate available the same day of your test, at the end of the day.

• PCR tests, with PCR test certificate available the day after you get tested, at the end of the day

Note that the prices below are for tests performed within the city of Barcelona.
If you want your group to get tested in a city located around Barcelona, a supplement will apply depending on your location. If you need tests for your group outside the city of Barcelona you can still make your group reservation using the booking form below, keeping in mind that the prices shown on the booking form are for tests performed in Barcelona. The test centre will get back to you with the supplement applicable to your location.


Prices for antigen nasal and saliva tests – Certificate delivered in 15 minutes

Antigen test certificates are available 15 minutes after you get tested.

Special group discounts for antigen tests performed at your desired location in Barcelona:

Group Size Price Per Person
6-19 €45.95
20-49 €40.95
50-100 €35.95
+100 €30.95

Price for an at-home antigen test in Barcelona for individuals: €54.95


Prices for PCR tests – Certificate delivered within 3 hours

With this option, the PCR test certificates of each member of your group are delivered within 3 hours after your tests are performed.
This 3 hours option is only available for tests performed until the hour specified below. Therefore if you want to get your PCR test certificates within 3 hours, make sure to book your appointment for your group COVID tests before the time specified below:

Option only available if you are tested before: 17:30

Special group discounts for PCR tests with results in 3 hours performed at your desired location in Barcelona:

PCR nasal test - certificate delivered withing 3 hours
Group Size Price Per Person
6-19 €155.00
20-49 €145.00
50-100 €140.00
+100 €130.00

Price for an at-home PCR test in Barcelona with results in 3 hours for individuals: €170.00


Prices for PCR tests – Certificate delivered the same day, end of day

With this option, the PCR test certificates of each member of your group are delivered the same day your group gets tested, at the end of the day.

This same day results option is only available for tests performed until the hour specified below. Therefore if you want to get your PCR test certificates at the end of the day, make sure to book your appointment for your group COVID tests before the time specified below.

If you are tested before: 17:30
Same day results delivered at the end of the day between: 20:00 - 22:00

Special group discounts for PCR tests with same day results performed at your desired location in Barcelona:

PCR nasal or saliva test - Certificate delivered the same day of your test, end of day
Group Size Price Per Person
6-19 €135.00
20-49 €130.00
50-100 €125.00
+100 €120.00

Price for an at-home PCR test in Barcelona with same day results for individuals: €155.00


Prices for PCR tests – Certificate delivered the day after you got tested, end of day

With this option, the PCR test certificates of each member of your group are delivered the day after your group gets tested, at the end of the day.

From Monday to Friday, this option is available for tests performed all day long as shown below. However, during weekends, this option is only available until the hour specified below.

On the following days: Monday - Friday
Option only available if you are tested before: 20:00

On the following days: Saturday - Sunday
Option only available if you are tested before: 18:00

Below we show you the time slot your PCR test certificate is delivered the day after you got tested.

Results delivered next day between: 20:00 - 23:59

Special group discounts for PCR tests with next day results performed at your desired location in Barcelona:

PCR nasal or saliva test - Certificate delivered the day after your test, end of day
Group Size Price Per Person
6-19 €125.00
20-49 €120.00
50-100 €110.00
+100 €100.00

Price for an at-home PCR test in Barcelona with next day results for individuals: €140.00


Supplement for group bookings outside the city of Barcelona

Note that if you’re located outside the city of Barcelona, an additional surcharge will apply on top of the price of your group booking. The additional surcharge will be calculated based on the roundtrip distance between the testing centre in Barcelona that is located near the Sagrada Familia and your hotel or venue address. If you're located outside of the city of Barcelona, the testing centre will confirm by email the exact amount that needs to be paid in advance through the secure payment link when confirming your appointment time.

Supplement per kilometre for PCR tests performed outside the city of Barcelona: €0.49

Table showing the supplements for at-home COVID testing at the most requested cities outside Barcelona.

The supplement will only be charged once per reservation.

City Supplement per reservation
Calella €54.00
Canyelles €60.00
Castelldefels €28.00
Garraf €35.00
Gava €25.00
Granollers €32.00
Manresa €59.00
Masnou €25.00
Mataro €30.00
Montgat €25.00
Premia de Mar €25.00
Rubi €30.00
Sabadell €25.00
Sant Andreu de la Barca €30.00
Sant Celoni €50.00
Sant Cugat del Valles €40.00
Sant Vicent de Montalt €50.00
Sitges €54.00
Terrassa €30.00
Vilanova I La Gertru €62.00

5. When to make your COVID test reservation for your group

You can make your reservation for your group COVID tests as far in advance as you like. It is preferable to book this service in advance so that you have plenty of time to arrange the details with the testing centre, but you can also book the COVID testing service for your group up to the day before your desired test date.

Keep in mind that after receiving the confirmation email directly from the testing centre, you´ll need to make the payment for your group to confirm your group booking and you´ll also need to send back to the testing centre an excel sheet with the details of each person of your group. Therefore we recommend you book in advance so that you do not feel rushed and stressed to complete the last steps of your group booking.


6. Fill out the form below to make your COVID test booking for your group

Fill out the form below to make your reservation for your group and submit it.

A confirmation voucher and full instructions on how to get tested will be emailed to you once you complete and send the COVID test form below.
You will also receive a separate confirmation email directly from the testing centre, with whom you´ll be in touch to arrange the details of the testing for your group. The email from the testing centre will also include a secure payment link for you to confirm your COVID test appointment for your group and an excel sheet for you to fill out with the details of each person of your group.

If after filling out the form below, you need to modify or cancel your COVID test appointment for your group, please make sure to reply to the confirmation voucher email or to the email confirmation from the testing centreto request your appointment modification or cancellation


7. Additional information

In what language will we get our COVID test certificates?

Your antigen or PCR test certificates will be in English or Spanish, depending on the language you'll request at the testing centre.


How will we receive our antigen test certificates?

Antigen test certificates will be available 15 minutes after you get tested if there's wifi access in the venue for the medical staff to issue and send the certificates right after the tests are performed.

Antigen test certificates will be sent to the email address of the leader of the group or to each individual email address of each person. When the testing centre staff arrives at your location to perform the tests, you will need to inform the staff if you want the certificates to be sent to the leader of the group or to each person individually.

If you also want a hard copy of your results and cannot print them, the testing facility can send the certificates to your desired location in Barcelona by courier service.

Price of the courier service to be paid directly at the testing facility: €20.00

If the tests need to be delivered outside Barcelona, a supplement will apply.


How will we receive our PCR test certificates?

Depending on the PCR test price option you'll select when filling out the booking form, your results will either be available 3 hours after your test, the same day of your test in the evening, or the day after you got tested in the evening.

The PCR test certificates will be sent to the email address of the leader of the group or to each individual email address of each person. When the testing centre staff arrives at your location to perform the tests, you will need to inform the staff if you want the certificates to be sent to the leader of the group or to each person individually.

If you also want a hard copy of your results and cannot print them, the testing facility can send the certificates to your desired location in Barcelona by courier service.

Price of the courier service to be paid directly at the testing facility: €20.00

If the tests need to be delivered outside Barcelona, a supplement will apply.

Alternatively, a person of the group can also arrange with the testing centre to come by the testing centre to pick up the printed PCR test certificates of the group.


What information will be indicated on the antigen test certificate delivered by the testing centre? 

The antigen test certificate will mention the following information:

• Name, address and contact details of the testing centre
• Your name
• Your passport number
• Your date of birth
• The sample date and time
• The results date and time
• Whether the results of your test are positive or negative
• Test name
• Test manufacturer
• Test description
• Test performance (sensitivity, specificity, accuracy)
There will also be a QR code on your antigen test certificate that contains the above-mentioned information. The test will be signed by a doctor, and the name of the doctor and his registration number will also show on your certificate.


What information will be indicated on the PCR test certificate delivered by the testing centre's laboratory?

The PCR test certificate will mention the following information:

• Name, address and contact details of the laboratory
• Your full name
• Your passport number
• Your date of birth and age
• Your gender
• The sample date and time
• The type of Covid test, in that case, an RT-PCR test
• The sample type, such as nasopharyngeal or other
• The results date and time
• Whether the results of your test are positive or negative
• Test description
There will also be a QR code on your PCR test certificate that contains the above-mentioned information. The test will be signed by a doctor, and the name of the doctor and his registration number will also show on your certificate.


Can we get a EU digital COVID certificate for our COVID tests?

If you specifically need an EU Digitial COVID certificate for your antigen test or your PCR test, you can pay a small administration fee to the testing centre for them to issue the EU Digital COVID certificates for each member of your group.

Administration fee per EU Digital COVID certificate to be paid directly at the testing centre: €10.00
This supplement will need to be paid on top of the price of your COVID test to the test centre.

Alternatively, each member of your group can also issue their EU Digital COVID Certificate on their own for free from the Catalan Health authority website called Cat Salut website. Once on the website, you'll need to enter the Passport or ID number you provided at the testing centre and the verification code you'll receive by SMS to the mobile phone number you provided at the testing centre. You can change the language of the Cat Salut website from Catalan to Spanish or English by clicking on the language of your choice at the top right-hand side of the website.

Note that issuing your own EU Digital COVID Certificate from the Cat Salut website is not always a straightforward process, especially if you need to issue several EU Certificates for your group. In case you get any issue during the issuing process on your own, the test centre won't be able to assist you at that stage. For a hassle and stress-free experience we recommend to opt for the administration fee to be paid to the test centre for them to take care of issuing your EU digital COVID certificates.

This service is available for EU and non EU citizens that want to get a EU Digital COVID Certificate for their antigen or PCR test.

The testing centre can issue, download, print out and hand-deliver your EU Digital COVID Certificate for your antigen or PCR test

You will get your EU Digital COVID Certificate in addition to the FIT-TO-FLY and valid for travel antigen test certificate delivered by the test centre.
The testing centre can issue, download, print out and hand-deliver your EU Digital COVID Certificate for your antigen or PCR test


Can we get an antigen or PCR test certificate issued by an ISO 15189 accredited laboratory? Can I get a copy of the ISO 15189 accreditation of the laboratory?

If you're flying to a country that requests that your antigen or PCR test certificate is issued by an ISO 15189 accredited laboratory, make sure to inform the test centre when you are in touch with them by email and when they arrive at your location to perform the COVID tests. You will get your COVID test certificate issued by the ISO 15189 accredited laboratory of the test centre. You will also get a copy of the ISO 15189 accreditation of the laboratory so that you can show it to the authorities of your destination country if requested. There's no additional cost to pay to get your antigen or PCR test certificate issued by an ISO 15189 accredited laboratory or to get a copy of the ISO 15189 accreditation of the laboratory.

For antigen test certificates, note that will receive your ISO 15189 test certificate within the delivery time indicated below:

Maximum number of hours to receive your antigen test certificate issued by the ISO 15189 accredited laboratory:3

For PCR test certificates, the delivery time for ISO 15189 PCR certificates remains unchanged. Depending on the price option you’ll select when filling out the booking form, your results will either be available 3 hours after your test, the same day of your test in the evening, or the day after you got tested in the evening.


Our group is flying to Japan, can we get a special COVID test certificate for Japan? 

Yes, this test centre can issue the special COVID test certificate requested by the Japanese Government. If you're flying to Japan, make sure to inform the test centre when in touch with them by email and when they arrive at your location to perform the COVID tests.

The test centre will explain to you the procedure to get your Certificate of negative test result for Japan and answers any questions you might have. Once your PCR results are available, each person of your group will need to have a video call with the doctor of the test centre, in order for the doctor to prepare each of your special COVID certificates for Japan.

Administration fee for each special COVID test certificate for Japan: €45.00

This supplement will need to be paid on top of the price of your COVID test, to the test centre.

The doctor preparing a Japanese certificate of negative COVID test in the valid format of the Japanese government

A PCR nasal test, less comfortable than a PCR saliva test
The doctor preparing a Japanese certificate of negative COVID test in the valid format of the Japanese government


Official VAT invoice provided? 

This centre can provide an invoice upon request. If your home-country health or travel insurance covers COVID-related expenses abroad, you will need to send them the invoice for your test along with your claim for reimbursement. If you need an invoice, make sure to request it at the front desk of the testing centre, after paying for your test.


Languages spoken by the customer support team and the medical staff:

 The staff at this testing centre speak English and Spanish however you will receive your voucher confirmation email and the email confirmation from the testing centre in your own language.

In the unlikely case that you receive a reply from the testing centre in a language you do not understand you can use Google Translate to translate their response to your own language.

The medical staff that will visit you to perform the COVID tests speak English and Spanish.


Steps to get a COVID test for your group at your desired location in Barcelona

1. Make your group reservation by filling out the booking form above on this page. Remember that the test prices shown on the booking form are for COVID tests performed in the city of Barcelona. If you need the medical staff to come to a location outside the city of Barcelona, a supplement will apply. The testing centre will inform you of the supplement when they´ll send you their confirmation email.

2. After filling out the form above, you will receive to your email address a COVID test confirmation voucher with a voucher number and detailed instructions and detailed instructions on how to to get your group tested at the venue of your choice.

You will also receive a separate confirmation email directly from the testing centre, with whom you´ll be in touch to arrange the details of the testing for your group. The email from the testing centre will also include a secure payment link for you to confirm your COVID test appointment for your group and a excel sheet for you to fill out with the details of each person of your group.

Your group booking will be confirmed within 20 minutes by the testing centre during their operating hours for confirming appointments.

The testing centre work 17 hours per day during the following operating hours:

Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 01:00

3. Make the payment through the secure payment link sent by the testing centre to confirm your booking and send back to the testing facility the excel sheet with the details for each person of your group.

4. On your appointment date and time, the testing facility professionals shows up at the agreed place and time to perform your COVID group testing with the antigen or PCR test kits needed. 

5. Your group gets tested.

6. You receive your COVID test certificates by email.


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