Please follow these steps to pre book your test at your closest testing station:

  1. All patients must pre-register. Pre-registration has been implemented to control the number of tests per day; per station to avoid any backlog and delay in results from the laboratories.
  2. Once you have registered an SMS confirming your selected station, date and a visitor’s ID will be sent to you.
  3. On arrival at your selected testing station present your visitors ID.
  4. Test results will be sent via SMS to your registered cell phone number as soon as they are released.

Patients who have pre-booked can expect the normal waiting time at the clinic or they can contact the clinic call center on 0861 117 427 to  make a booking for a specific time.


Covid-19 PCR Viral swab tests are available at selected Dis-Chem clinics

  1. The viral swab test is a nasal swab test used to detect active COVID-19 infections.
  2. Test results are generally available in 48 hours, but can take up to 5 days.
  3. The fee for the PCR swab test is R850.00 and include the service fee of the Nurse Practitioner as well as the laboratory test fee.
  4. It is compulsory for the client to preregister on the Dis-Chem website at as this drastically speed up the admin process at the site

  1.  Ag tests are useful for detection of COVID-19 active infection.
  2. Ag RDTs should be prioritized for case management to enable decentralized testing, especially when access to PCR testing is limited.
  3. Use Cases:
    1. Triage suspect cases
    2. Confirm active infection
    3. Contact tracing
    4. Checked in passengers before boarding


  4. The fee for the Rapid Antigen test is R350.00 and results are available within 15 minutes.

Anti-Body serum tests are available at all local Dis-Chem clinics.

  1. The fee for the Antibody Serum test is R380.00 (cash or card)
  2. Results can be expected within 3 - 5 working days from when the test was conducted.

Patient hereby acknowledges that test results may take up to 5 working days after the date of delivery of examination results to laboratories. In the event of a delay of more than 7 working days, the patient can then request a refund up to 7 days after the initial test date. Any requests after 7 days will be considered null and void. Please note that Dis-Chem shall not be liable to a patient for any loss or harm whatsoever.


Dis-Chem COVID-19 drive through testing stations

1. Centurion Mall Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Centurion Mall, Heuwel Rd, Centurion Central, Centurion, 0157

Contact details: 012 612 0261/2/3/4

3. Eastgate - Bedfordview Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Eastgate Mall, 43 Bradford Road, Bedfordview, Johannesburg, 2007

Contact details: 010 541 0031

5. Benmore Garden Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Benmore Gardens Shopping Centre, Cnr Grayston & Benmore, Sandton, 2196

Contact details: 011 783 9715

7.Olympus - Pretoria Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: 108 Haymeadow Cres, Faerie Glen, Pretora East,0043

Contact details: 012 99 10044

2. Greenstone Centre Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Greenstone shopping centre, Cnr Modderfontein Rd & Van Riebeek Ave, Edenvale, 1609

Contact details: 011 663 9900

4. Fourways Mall Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Fourways Mall, Cnr William Nicol & Witkoppen, Fourways, Sandton, 2068

Contact details: 011 465 4420

6.K101 Midrand Waterfall campus Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: 132 Bridal Veil Road, Waterfall, Midrand, 1685

Contact details: 086 111 7427/ 086 034 7243

8. Kolonnade - Montana Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address:Kolonnade Shopping Centre, Cnr van der Merwe & Zambesi Drive, 0151

Contact details: 012 523 9120

1. Table Bay Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Berkshire Boulevard Shop G, 100 Table Bay Mall, Table View, Cape Town, 7441

Contact details: 021 612-0172

3. Canal Walk Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Century Blvd, Cape Town, 7441

Contact details: 021 551-5551

5. Cape Town International Airport Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490

2. V&A Waterfront Monday-Friday | 09:00-13:00 & Saturday | 09:00-13:00

Payment Method: Card Only

Address: V&A Waterfront, Battery Park Garage, Dock Street, Cape Town, 8001

Contact details: 011 589 2200

4. Tygervalley Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Willowbridge Shopping Centre, Carl Cronje Rd, Tygervalley, 7530

Contact details: 021 917-7500

1. The Atrium Centre - Overport Monday-Friday | 09:00-16:00

Address: Shop 14, The Atrium Overport City, 430 Peter Mokaba Rd, Overport, Berea, 4001

Contact details: 031 203 0540

1. Cape Road - Port Elizabeth Monday-Friday | 09:00-14:00

Address: 289 Cape Road, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth , 6045

Contact details: 041 396 2600

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