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Reviewed 21 January 2022
The United Arab Emirates is undoubtedly one of the world leaders in terms of combatting the novel coronavirus pandemic. Apart from having one of the world’s fastest vaccination drives, the country’s overall success in combatting the pandemic has been due to large-scale COVID testing facilities readily available to all of its residents across all emirates.
If you’re looking to get yourself tested for the coronavirus by visiting the available drive-through testing centers in Dubai, we’ve gathered all locations for your convenience as follows.
Al Futtaim HealthHub
Drive-Thru Locations (no appointments required):
- Drive-Thru without an appointment to HealthHub Dubai Festival City Drive-Thru Open 24/7.
Fast-track test for AED 150 – results in 12-14 hours (approx). Regular Test for AED 135 – results in 24 hours (approx)
- Drive-Thru without an appointment to Tashafi in Festival Plaza (Jebel Ali).
COVID-19 PCR Test (Fast-track) for AED 150 – results in 12-14 hours. COVID-19 PCR Test (Regular) for AED 135 – results in 24 hours (approx)
- Drive Through Station, HealthHub – Festival City Clinic. Fill the pre-registration form here. No appointment is necessary.
- Drive Through Station, HealthHub – Festival Plaza Mall Clinic. Fill the pre-registration form here. No appointment is necessary.
King’s College Hospital drive-through tents
- Dubai Hills at anytime 24/7 or
- Dubai Investments Park between 9AM-9PM.
Prime Medical Center drive-through
Motor City round the week from 8AM to 10PM. Note you need to pre-register beforehand.
Emirates Hospital Jumeirah
On the beach just opposite Emirates Hospital, Jumeirah. Note that no appointments are required.
Mediclinic City Hospital
Located next to Novotel Hotel in Dubai Healthcare City. Open from 8 AM to 8 PM. Note you need to pre-register beforehand. You can find the pre-registration form here.
DHA drive-through test centers
Al Nahda Occupational Health Screening & Medical Fitness Center
Closed on Friday. Open from 7:30 AM to 8 PM from Monday to Thursday, and 8 AM to 8 PM on Saturday
Al Nahda- Al Qusais 1
Al Karama Medical Fitness Centre
Closed on Saturday. Open from 7 AM to 10 PM from Monday to Friday
Fajer Building, Opposite Karama Post Office, 9 – 19dStreet – Al Karama – Dubai
Al Yalayis Medical Fitness Centre
Open from Monday to Friday, 7 AM to 8 PM
Dubai Investment Park – 2 – Dubai
DHA/Unilabs drive through centers
The newly opened DHA drive-through centers are in collaboration with Unilabs. These centers have a capacity of conducting 1,500 examinations per day and are open round the clock, seven days a week. No prior appointment is necessary.
- Al Mankhool
- Nad Al Sheba
- Nad Al Hammar
Additionally, there is also a new drive-through testing center located at Al Lisaili but an appointment must be made in advance. The center is open from Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM. Members of the public can use their DHA app to book their appointments. You can call DHA on 800 342 for further information.
SEHA Drive-through Testing Centres
To book an appointment call 800 1717. You can also download the Seha app, which is available for Apple and Android devices. Available every day, 10 AM to 8 PM.
- Al Khawaneej located at ‘Last Exit’. Drive down D54 and follow signs for the Last Exit (Price- Dh50)
- City Walk located at Al Wasl (Price- Dh50)
You can also locate your nearest drive-through COVID testing center at www.seha.ae/screening-locations