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Updated 3 January 2022

The UAE government has established various screening centres in order to control the spread of the COVID-19’s Omicron variant through the UAE. Here are some places in Sharjah where you can go to get your COVID-19 test.

Who are eligible for free testing in Sharjah?

The following criteria are eligible for the free test. If you are one of the following criteria, you can book the free PCR test beforehand by calling Estijabah on 8001717:

  • UAE nationals
  • Senior citizens above 50 years old
  • Residents above 50 years old
  • People suffering from chronic disease

Otherwise, free testing is available by booking an appointment through the SEHA App which you can acquire from Google Play or Apple Store for the following categories:

  • UAE nationals
  • Children of Emirati women
  • Domestic workers working in Emirati Households
  • People suffering from chronic diseases
  • Residents above 50 years old
  • People of determination
  • Pregnant women

Important note: You can only get a free COVID-19 screening only once every 4 months.

PCR test for travellers to Sharjah

For flight arrival, travellers are obliged to present a negative result of a PCR test that they had taken no longer than 96 hours before they arrive at Sharjah International Airport, and travellers will have to undergo another PCR test upon arrival at the airport regardless of their earlier negative report.

If the result is positive, the traveller will be sent home or undergo quarantine for up to a period stipulated by the UAE Ministry of Health and Community Protection.

COVID-19 screening locations in Sharjah

Screening centres

Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club Drive down E311 from Sharjah. Once you pass the Tasheel centre on your right, you will find the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club on your right. Google Location 
Sunday to Thursday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
To book an appointment call 800 1717. You can also download the Seha app, which is available for Apple and Android devices.

Al Rahmaniya Mazairah – Sharjah – United Arab Emirates Google Location
Please call +971 800 1717 for inquiries.

Sharjah Health Center MOH. Google Location
مركز الشارقة الصحي Sharjah Health Center MOH
Near 178, Al Zahra’a Street19, Othman Bin Al Suheer Street Bu Tina, Al Sharq
Sharjah United Arab Emirates
Phone: 06 565 2301

Clinics and hospitals

Medcare Medical Clinic, Sharjah, Jawhara Building, Al Taawun- Sharjah. Google Location
Al Jawhara Building – Al Taawun St – Al Taawun – Sharjah – United Arab Emirates
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily.
For walk-in or booking appointments and inquiries, call 8006332273.
Cost: AED 150

Pure Health Clinic, Sharjah Expo Centre, P.O.Box 3222, Sharjah. Google Location
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM  (Closed Friday and Saturday)
For walk-in or booking appointments and inquiries, call +97165770000

Prime Medical Centers, at King Faisal Street, Al Qasimiya and at the Zero 6 Mall. Google Location
9:00 AM to 9:00 AM daily.
Cost: AED 250 plus VAT, Students AED 230 plus VAT, with group discounts up for offer.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Rolla Google Location
Al Arouba St – Al GharbAl Ghuwair – Sharjah – United Arab Emirates
For appointments, call 056 5043555

Home testing

Reem Medical Diagnostics
Available in Dubai and Sharjah
Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. You may secure a visitation by call or WhatsApp at 0502130772. Test results will be available within 24 hours.
Cost: AED 199 for the first 199 callers

Medcare Home Services
Home PCR testing, bookable through the website and by calling +971504427613.
Available daily from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Cost: AED 520 (results in 48 hours) and AED 900 (results in 24 hours).

Pure Health Clinic, Sharjah Expo Centre, P.O.Box 3222, Sharjah.
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily.
Booked via email ([email protected]), or through WhatsApp on +971565110001
Cost: AED 370

VFS Global Services
Home PCR testing, bookable through the website and by calling +97165505752
Available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Closed Friday and Saturday)
Cost: AED 520 (results in 48 hours) and AED 900 (results in 24 hours).

Testing centres for children

Al Riffa Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 12pm
5pm- 7pm

Sharjah Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 8pm

Al Khalidiya Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 8pm

Al Hamriya Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 2pm
5pm – 8pm

Al Dhaid Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday (8am – 8pm)
Friday (5pm –9pm)
Saturday (8am – 11.30am) (5pm – 9pm)

Al Maliha Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 8pm

Al Madam Health Center Google Location

Daily
8am – 8pm

Al Thameed Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 1pm
Evening on Mondays and Wednesdays
5pm – 7.30pm

Dibba Al Hisn Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
(8am – 2.30pm) (5pm – 8.30pm)
Saturday
9am – 12.30pm

Al Nahwa Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 1pm

Khorfakkan Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 9pm

Al Batayeh Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 1pm

Nizwa Health Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
8am – 1pm

Wadi Al-Helou Center Google Location

Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday
8am – 3pm
Monday and Thursday
8am – 6pm

Family Health Promotion Center Google Location

From Sunday to Thursday
9am – 9pm
Friday
5pm – 9.30pm
Saturday
8:00am – 11:30am
5:00pm – 9:30pm