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Negative Covid19 PCR test required for travel to Ireland

Negative Covid19 PCR test required for travel to Ireland

**Important Announcement**


From Saturday 16 January 2021 all passengers arriving in Ireland must have a negative / ‘not detected’ result from a pre-departure Covid19 PCR (polymerise chain reaction) test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.  This includes pasasengers travelling from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. 


Passengers may be asked to present evidence of their negative/’not detected’ result before boarding their airplane or ferry, and to produce this evidence to Immigration Officers on arrival at points of entry to Ireland.


If an individual has a genuine humanitarian emergency requiring urgent travel, you should contact the Embassy immediately for advice and assistance before commencing your journey to Ireland.


A number of organisations providing Covid19 PCR testing in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos are listed below.

*this list is not exhaustive and there are likely to be additional organisations offering such tests in the region.

**this list is provided as a means of assistance and the Embassy takes no responsibility for an individual's engagement with any of the organisations listed below.






CAN THO (Mekong Delta) CDC (Trung tâm kiểm soát bệnh tật)  Address: 1 Ngo Duc Ke, Ninh Kieu; Phone: (0292) 3822353
DA NANG (Da Nang City) CDC  315 Phan Chu Trinh, Danang City
Tel: (0236) 3826 222
HAI PHONG CDC  21 Le Dai Hanh, Hai Phong City
HANOI French Hospital 1 Phuong Mai street, Hanoi
Tel: (024) 3577 1100 // Email: reservation@hfh.com.vn // Website: hfh.com.vn
HANOI Hong Ngoc Hospital 55 Yen Ninh, Hanoi
Tel: (024) 3927 5568
HANOI Medlatec Hospital 42 Nghia Dung, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Tel: (024) 3716 2066
HO CHI MINH CITY CDC (Trung tâm kiểm soát bệnh tật)  Phone 0869-559-453; email: labo.hcdc@gmail.com; website: https://hcdc.vn. 
HO CHI MINH CITY FV hospital (Bệnh viện FV) Phone: (028) 54 11 33 33;
email: information@fvhospital.com; website: https://www.fvhospital.com/
HO CHI MINH CITY Hoan My hospital (Hoàn Mỹ Sài Gòn) Address: 60-60A Phan Xích Long, ward 1, Phú Nhuận District; Phone: tel:(028) 3990 2468; email:
HO CHI MINH CITY Pasteur Institut (Viện Pasteur ) Address: 167 Pasteur, ward 8, D3;Phone: (028)3 8230352 EXT 102;
email: xnpasteur@gmail.com; website: http://www.pasteurhcm.gov.vn.
HO CHI MINH CITY Bệnh viện Bệnh Nhiệt đới thành phố HCM - Hospital for Tropical Diseases in HCMC Address: 764 Võ Văn Kiệt, Phường 1, Quận 5, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 700000, Vietnam
Tel: +84 19007297
HO CHI MINH CITY Thống Nhất Hospital Address: 1 Lý Thường Kiệt, Phường 7, Tân Bình, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 700000, Vietnam
Phone: +84 38690277, ext: 871
THUA THIEN-HUE (Hue) Hue Central Hospital - International Department 3 Ngo Quyen street, Hue City
KHANH HOA (Nha Trang) CDC (Trung tâm kiểm soát bệnh tật)  Address: 4 Quang Trung, Nha Trang; phone: 
LAO CAI (Sapa) CDC  Khoi 5, Nha 2, Duong Chieng Om, Lao Cai Town
(0214) 385 5557
097 478 5359 Ms. Ha
LONG AN (Tan An) Long An General Hospital Address: 211 Nguyễn Thông - ward 3 - Tân An city, Long An province
Tel: +84 0723 826330
Hotline: 07223581113
QUANG NAM (Hoi An) CDC  129 Trung Nu Vuong, Tam Ky Town, Quang Nam Province
Tel: (0235) 3852 787




Phnom Penh National Institute for Public Health (NIPH) Lot 80, Street 566 & Corner with 289, St 566, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel: +855 23 880 345
Phnom Penh The Khmer-Soviet Hospital Yuthapol Khmemarak Phoumin Blvd, Phnom Penh 12306
Tel: +855 23 217 524
Phnom Penh Chak Angre Krom Referral Hospital National Road No 2, Phnom Penh
Tel:  +855 23 219 904




Vientiane National Centre for Epidemiology Thadeau Road
Tel: +856 21 350 209

 More information on Covid19 and travelling to Ireland at this time is available in our Travel Advice Section.

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