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Updated 14 July 2021

In an effort to tighten the control of the Coronavirus spread, the UAE government has erected numerous screening centers to mass test the population. Here are some places in Abu Dhabi you can go to get tested.

The Government of Abu Dhabi has stated that people wishing to enter Abu Dhabi must be screened for COVID-19 and only negative results will be allowed entry.

If you’re planning on entering Abu Dhabi, local health authorities have a designated laser-based rapid screening test outpost located at the last exit on Sheikh Zayed Road before the Ghantoot checkpoint. The test will cost Dh50, but you’ll need to pre-book an appointment online.

Free testing

The following priority categories are eligible for free testing. If you are one of the following categories, you can book 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 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

The free test can be availed only once in four months. You can also get tested for free, regardless of which category you fall under, at a Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) screening centre.

For flight arrivals, medical authorities at Abu Dhabi International Airport will perform a free PCR test, if you are required to. Check out the list of the private testing centre in Abu Dhabi here.

If you’re in Abu Dhabi, you can find other screening centers around the area here.

Abu Dhabi city

Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital. Google location
Call toll-free 800 2000 for more info

Mediclinic Al Noor Hospital. Google location
Call toll-free 800 2000 for more info

Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Centre. Google location
Call+9718003008 for more info

Al Fuad Medical Center. Google location
Call +97125599444 for more info

Accuracy Plus Medical Laboratory. Google location
Call +97126333923 for more info

Al Hosn One Day Surgery Center. Google location
Call +97126665557 for more info

Alshameel Home Care. Google location
Call +97126588061 for more info

Bayuna Medical Services LLC. Google location
Call +97126744488 for more info

Marina Health Promotion Center LLC. Google location
Call +97180055 for more info

SEHA Testing Centres

Al Bahia located in the Bahya Parking Ground, off Al Mu’ayid Street. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: AED 370

Al Wathba (Near Al Wathba Camel Heritage Center). Head towards the Heritage Centre from Abu Dhabi – Al Ain Truck Road E30. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: AED 370

Al Shamkha, near Shamkha Medical Centre. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Zayed Sports City located in Mubadala Arena in Zayed Sports City Complex. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: AED 370

Zayed The First St – Zone 1, Al Madina, Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: AED 370

Abu Dhabi Corniche, next to Nation Towers. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

 

Al Ain

Mediclinic Al Ain Hospital. Google location
Call toll-free 800 2000 for more info

Mediclinic Al Jowhara Hospital. Google location
Call toll-free 800 2000 for more info

Accu Care Medical Center. Google location
Call +97137227722 for more info

Advanced Medical Center. Google location
Call +97137227722 for more info

The Health Team Medical Center. Google location
Call +97137372211 for more info

SEHA Testing Centres

Al Hili Near Al Hili Park. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: Dh370

Asharej in Maqam 2. Drive down Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Street and follow signs for the drive-through center after the UAE University. Google location
Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: Dh370

Al Masoudi Healthcare CenteAl Qattarah – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates  Google location                     Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: Dh370

 

Al Dhafra

Al Mirfa, Near Al Mirfa Hospital. Google location
Saturday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

SEHA Testing Centres

Ghayathi, Al Dhafra (Near Al Gayathi Market). Google location
Saturday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: Dh370

Madinat Zayed (Al Dhafra) near Al Dhafra Mall. Google location
Saturday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
You can book a test by calling Seha on 800 1717 or via the Seha app.
Cost: Dh370

Al Sila, Near Sila Hospital. Google location
Saturday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

 

Liwa

Near Liwa Hospital. Google location
Saturday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Delma

On Delma Island, near Delma Ferry Terminal. Google location
Saturday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

 

Hospitals and medical centres

If you’re a student, teacher or employee of a school, you can take advantage of a special COVID testing rate being offered by the following health facilities in Abu Dhabi. 

Burjeel Hospital
LLH Hospital 
Lifecare Hospital in Musaffah
LLH Hospital Musaffah

Priced at AED 199, results will be available in a 24 to 48 hour period. Please call the toll-free number 80055 for details.

Additional facilities offering walk-in and appointment-based testing

Burjeel Day Surgery centre on Reem island
Burjeel Royal Hospital
Medeor International Hospital in Al Ain

If you are suspected to have contracted the virus or are an elderly, pregnant woman or have any chronic disease, the test will be free of cost to you.