Get your COVID-19 results
At the present time, COVID-19 test results are usually available within 24-48 hours.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging times.
Are you getting tested to travel?
COVID-19 testing for international travel is conducted at private pathology clinics only and charges apply for this service. More information is on the NSW Government website.
Where did you get tested?
There are lots of private pathology providers doing COVID-19 tests. We do not have access to their records and you will need to contact them directly for your result or talk to your GP.
Private pathology providers and their phone numbers for results are below:
- Laverty Pathology - 02 9005 7077
- 4Cyte Pathology - 13 42 98
- Australian Clinical Laboratories - 1300 134 111
- Capital Pathology - 02 6285 9803
- Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology - 02 9855 6116
- Histopath Diagnostic Specialists - 02 9878 8111
- Medlab Pathology - 1300 633 522
- Southern IML Pathology - 1300 652 200
- Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology - 07 3377 8756
- SydPath - 02 8382 9100
A full list of clinics and their contact details is available on the NSW Health website.
How to get your test result from NSW Health Pathology
If you had your COVID-19 test done with NSW Health Pathology, there are two ways you can get your result.
Our Results Portal
lets you securely access your result – whether positive or negative. You can also download a copy of your personal result report that has a unique QR code you can share with authorised third parties.
To register, you will need a one-time secure passcode which will be sent to your mobile when you click on the link below.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER WITH THE RESULTS PORTAL
SMS Results Service
You can also register to get your COVID-19 result by SMS.
Send an SMS with the words my result to the number listed on the flyer you were given at the clinic where you were tested and follow the prompts.
Here is a Quick Step by Step Guide (PDF 149.9KB) to registering for the SMS service and Results Portal.
Information in a language other than English
Follow the link for information in languages other than English about how to get your COVID-19 test result.
Following up your result
If it has been more than 48 hours since you were tested, you can follow up with us by completing the enquiry form below.
Note: if you have registered for an SMS or the Results Portal, you DO NOT need to complete the form below.
COVID-19 results enquiry form
Mandatory field(s) marked with *
What if my results are positive?
If your result is positive, you will receive an SMS with a link to the Results Portal where you can see your result and find more information about what to do next.
You are required to self-isolate. This means you cannot leave your home for any reason other than a health emergency or let anyone enter your home unless they live there, until advised by NSW Health.
A representative of NSW Health will contact you as soon as possible.
If you require urgent medical assistance call triple zero (000) and let the operator know you are COVID-19 positive.
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