In a time when Corona cases worldwide have been exploding, Korea has been leading the way in containing the virus. One way Korea has been able to contain the virus is by their convientent testing. In this article, I will let you know all the information you will need to get a test yourself.
How to take the test for free
1. If you have any of the symptoms for the Corona Virus ( fever, problems breathing, tiredness, cough ), your local doctor will write you a letter that you can get the test for free.
2. If you have recently visited another country that has the Corona Virus or have met someone who has the Corona Virus, you can get the test for free.
3. If you visited America or Europe between March 13- 26th, you can get the test for free. Also, if you arrived in Korea from any another country after March 27th, you can get the check up for free.
Paying for the test
If you don’t meet any of those requirements and still wish to get the Corona Virus test. You have the option to pay for test. The test costs 160,000 won. The good news is that if you take the test and you test positive for the virus, you will receive a refund for the test fee.
Located in Buldangdong, Cheonan City Hall offers drive through testing for people. In order to get the test, you will need to provide your passport/ ARC card/ plane ticket if you traveled out of the country recently. The test takes about 10 minutes. The testing center is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m to 10:00 P.M
Address: 156 Beon yeong-ro, Buldang-dong, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si, Chungcheongnam-do
Phone Number: 1577-3900
Address: 경기 부천시 조마루로 170
Hours: 0900- 1700
Address: 충남 천안시 동남구 버들로 34
Hours: 09:00 – 18:00