Bethesda conducts Pre-Event ART Testing for weddings, conferences, live performances, meetings, spectator sports events and other events.

Pre-event testing is necessary to reduce risks of positive Covid-19 cases at events so that more activities can resume safely.

Bethesda Medical conducts on-site pre-event COVID-19 testing.  Participants going for such events will need undergo COVID-19 tests.  These tests must be administered no more than 24 hours before the end of the event.  Antigen Rapid Test results can be available within 20 minutes.

How it is done

  • At registration you will be given individual MOHFormSg forms, please scan in QR code on your phone
  • Enter personal particulars
  • Press submit – you should see a message indicating that you have successfully registered
  • Please hold on to your QR code and show this message to our registration counter
  • Do approach our registration counter for assistant if needed

  • You will be asked to proceed to testing area and await your test
  • Depending on the test kits used, ART swabs can be conducted either via nasopharyngeal swabs or mid-turbinate swabs. Our ART tests are done via mid-turbinate nasal swab which is from the lower part of the nose and is more comfortable.

  • After testing please proceed to holding area
  • You will receive your results on your phone in about 15 to 20 minutes
  • Negative results – you may proceed for your event.  Please show this message to your event organizer to be admitted to the event.  Negative result is valid for 24 hours.
  • Invalid result – you may need to repeat the ART test
  • Positive result – you will be denied entry to the event and will need to have a PCR test done.  Further instruction will be given to you then.  You will also need to self isolate until the result of the PCR test is out.

Cost of Pre-Event Test

Events Requiring Pre-Event Testing

Requirement for Attendees / Patrons to enter or remain in the Event Venue

a) COVID-19 Test Result Notice (ART): Negative ART result displayed on https://checker.covid-ops.gov.sg;
b) COVID-19 Test Result Notice (PCR): Negative PCR result displayed on a Notice issued by a General Practitioner (GP) clinic;
c) PRPP ART Result Slip: issued by a GP clinic;
d) PET Exemption Notice: issued by any clinics offering ART or PCR testing services; or
e) Check in Successful or Entry Restricted banner: displayed on the SafeEntry (Business) application upon scanning with TT App/Token.

Please note that the TT APP/Token must be scanned on the device running the SafeEntry (Business) application for verification. Merely showing the TT App screen on the attendee/patron’s mobile device does not qualify as an acceptable document.

Contact us


MOH information on pre-event test 

Pre-event Covid-19 testing: Logistics, cost among concerns for couples and event organisers

Cheaper, faster antigen rapid test recommended by MOH for pre-event testing