Test location Haarlem

Planetenlaan 5, 2024 EN Haarlem

Entry through green gate at the Karel Doormanlaan

Open Monday – Thursday: 08.30 – 17.00 and Friday until 14.00

Also for the municipality of Bloemendaal, Santpoort, Overveen, Aerdenhout, Zandvoort, Heemstede, Spaarndam and Velserbroek

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How do I get there?

You can visit our testing location in Haarlem every working day for both low-cost PCR or rapid Covid testing. This location in the Sinnevelt/Planetenbuurt district is a 4-minute walk from the A. Fokkerlaan bus stop (bus 2) and an 8-minute walk from the Spaarnhovenstraat bus stop (bus 3). Both buses also stop at Haarlem railway station. From Bloemendaal, Santpoort, Velsen, Aerdenhout, Overveen, Heemstede and Haarlem this location is also easily accessible by car (or bicycle). Parking is for free. The test location is located in the theatre of the former building of NOVA College.

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How does it work?

Everyone is welcome to visit our Covid-19 test location in Haarlem, but please make an appointment first via the website. Pay easily and safely in advance via iDeal or credit card, for the lowest price in the Netherlands. You will then receive an appointment confirmation via email. For a PCR test, also download the app ‘consentry’ on your phone before you come. This app is used to inform you about the test result and to send you the travel certificate. Your test will be linked to this app and your personal details will remain on your device (they will therefore not be stored on a server of Bright Labs/Healthmark or consentry). There is one exception: if your test is positive, our laboratory (Bright Labs/Healthmark) is obliged to report this to the GGD (municipal health service). You will have given us your active consent to do so. This also applies to a positive rapid test. The certificate of a negative rapid test will be sent by email.

Take the ID you will be travelling with (your passport or ID card, a driving licence is not sufficient) and a face mask and be on time (not too early and not too late) at the test site in Haarlem.

As soon as you arrive at our test site in Haarlem, you register at the registration desk: you show your ID and for the PCR test you scan the QR code that our tester gives you. You fill in all the details and register. You show our tester your registration and then you will be tested. For a rapid test, this method of registration is not necessary.

What do we offer?

At our Covid-19 test location in Haarlem you can choose from the following cheap tests:

– PCR test by taking a nose and throat swab (€85,= including travel certificate and during off peak hours for €79,=)

– Rapid antigen test (€40,= or €55,= including travel certificate / test certificate) and a shallow nose test for €45,= (including travel declaration €60,=).

The test is always administered by medically trained personnel. Both our rapid test and our PCR test have been validated by the RIVM. Partly thanks to our cooperation with MBO Amersfoort and ROC Utrecht, Coronasnelcheck is the cheapest provider of PCR and rapid tests in the Netherlands. The locations and the staff are all checked for correct medical practice (in accordance with RIVM guidelines) by an inspector from the municipal health service (GGD).

Result and travel certificate

After a PCR test you will receive the test result no later than the following evening.  You can view the test result via the app consentry . With a Covid rapid test you will receive the test result by SMS within 15-30 minutes. Make sure you check if you have received an SMS, sometimes the push notification that an SMS has arrived is not turned on.

In many countries there is now an entry restriction as part of the anti-Covid measures. A negative PCR test with medical certificate is usually required to enter the country and avoid mandatory quarantine. Sometimes proof of a negative rapid test is sufficient or even additionally required.

With a travel declaration you can travel to countries like Belgium, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, etc etc. We also offer these test certificates, included with the PCR test and inexpensive and easy to order additionally with a rapid test. The travel certificate of the PCR test can be retrieved via the app in English with the result in 8 different languages (NL/EN/FR/DE/IT/ES/PL/RU). The travel declaration or test certificate of a rapid test will be mailed to you. Please always follow the advice of the national government. For the latest developments on travel restrictions, please visit their website.

Surroundings

In the Nova College Zorg en Welzijn (Care and Welfare) in Haarlem, new nurses and caretakers, among others, used to be trained. Now the auditorium in the building functions as a test location. The Nova College building is located at Planetenlaan, near the Indische buurt, the Noorder Sportpark and the Orionweg. This location in Haarlem North is perfectly situated for people from different parts of Haarlem, such as the Indische buurt, Schalkwijk, Haarlem Centre, Haarlem South-West (including Haarlemmerhoutkwartier) and Haarlem East (including Amsterdamsewijk). For this reason the municipal health service test- and vaccination location is also located nearby. The test location is also well situated for places around Haarlem such as Zandvoort (with its famous F1 circuit), Aerdenhout, Bloemendaal, Heemstede, Velsen, Santpoort, Overveen, IJmuiden, Vijfhuizen and Spaarndam. 

Accessibility

The test location at Nova College can be reached by bus 2 and 3 from Haarlem train station, among other places. It is a 4-minute walk from the A. Fokkerlaan bus stop (bus 2) and an 8-minute walk from the Spaarnhovenstraat bus stop (bus 3). There is plenty of parking space in the vicinity of the building. Please enter the site via the entrance on the Karel Doormanlaan.