Approved Laboratories for PCR testing – Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)

Did you know that a Negative COVID-19 Certificate will be required from passengers for international travels?

To ensure the safety of passengers and airport users, it is required that passengers travelling from Nigeria are obliged to carry a COVID-19 negative certificate issued by a government approved Laboratory.

The following are the approved laboratories within the network of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

NAME OF LABORATORY | STATE

1. Federal Medical Centre, Yola | Adamawa

2. Akwa Ibom State Molecular Laboratory | Akwa Ibom

3. Accunalysis Medical Diagnostics | Anambra

4. Bauchi Molecular Laboratory | Bauchi

5. University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital | Borno

6. Delta Mobile Laboratory | Delta

7. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital | Ebonyi

8. Irua Specialist Teaching Hospital | Edo

9. University of Benin Teaching Hospital | Edo

10. 54gene | Ekiti

11. NCDC National Reference Laboratory | FCT, Abuja

12. Defence Reference Laboratory | FCT, Abuja

13. 54gene | FCT, Abuja

14. NIA Laboratory | FCT, Abuja

15. University of Abuja Teaching Hospital | Gwagwalada, Abuja

16. Federal Ministry of Health premises | FCT, Abuja

17. Garki General Hospital | FCT, Abuja

18. Federal Medical Centre,Jabi | FCT, Abuja

19. Nyanya General Hospital | FCT, Abuja

20. National Hospital | FCT, Abuja

21. EHA Clinics, Life Camp | FCT, Abuja

22. Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe | Gombe

23. Everight Diagnostics | Imo

24. Jigawa Molecular Laboratory | Jigawa

25. Ahmadu Bello University | Kaduna

26. GeneXpert Mobile Laboratory, Kaduna | Kaduna

27. NDA Laboratory | Kaduna

28. 54gene | Kano

29. Bayero University Kano | Kano

30. Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital | Kano

31. International Foundation Against Infectious Diseases in Nigeria (IFAIN)
| Kano

32. e-Health Laboratory | Kano

33. Sahel Laboratory | Katsina

34. Lagos University Teaching Hospital | Lagos

35. Nigeria Institute for Medical Research | Lagos

36. Lagos State Biobank Laboratory | Lagos

37. 54gene | Lagos

38. Total Medical Services | Lagos

39. SynLab | Lagos

40. Medbury Medical Services | Lagos

41. Biologix Medical Services | Lagos

42. 02 Medical Services | Lagos

43. Clina Lancent Laboratories | Lagos

44. NCDC Central Public Health Laboratory | Lagos

45. 54gene | Ogun

46. Afriglobal Medicare | Ogun

47. Federal Medical Centre, Owo | Ondo

48. African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases. |Osun

49. University College Hospital Virology Department Laboratory | Oyo

50. Biorepository and Clinical Virology Laboratory, UCH | Oyo

51. National Veterinary Research Institute | Plateau

52. Rivers State University Teaching Hospital | Rivers

53. University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital | Rivers

54. Centre for Advanced Medical Research and Teaching | Sokoto



Kindly ensure that your PCR test is acquired from one of these approved centres closest to you.

Also, we will be updating this list when more centres are being approved.

We thank you for your continued support to help flatten the curve.

Stay safe always!

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