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How to complete your mandatory pre-departure PCR saliva-based COVID-19 test.

Rako Science provides pre-departure PCR saliva-based COVID-19 testing to international passengers departing New Zealand.

How does it work?

​Proven as accurate as nasal testing, Rako Science’s PCR saliva-based COVID-19 test uses non-invasive technology and PCR Travel Certificates confirming results are usually available within 6-12 hours.

 

Rako Science PCR COVID-19 testing is accredited by IANZ and is the first fully validated PCR saliva test in New Zealand. Rako Science PCR Travel Certificates have been used successfully at airline check-in and airport arrivals for international travellers to Asia, Europe and the USA.

How do I book a test?

Book online to complete your mandatory pre-departure PCR saliva-based COVID-19 test.

If you are unable to make an appointment, require additional appointment times, or have any concerns about your appointment, site access or availability, please contact us at support@rakoscience.com.

Rako Science locations

PCR testing is currently available at four locations in Auckland and Christchurch, and will soon be available nation-wide via Unichem and Life Pharmacies.

Monday – Sunday: 9am – 5:00pm

Sylvia Park Life Pharmacy

(Shop N049)

286 Mt Wellington Highway,

Mt Wellington, Auckland, 1060

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am – 5pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10am – 6pm

Mezzanine Level 1,

Auckland International Airport, Māngere, Auckland 2022

Monday – Saturday: 6:30am – 8:00am

*Urgent appointment only
Level 3, Quay Park Centre,

68 Beach Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5:00pm

Newmarket Life Pharmacy,

Level 1, Mezzanine Shop 14,

Westfield Newmarket, 277 Broadway,

Newmarket 1023

Book your PCR test with Rako Science today