RT-PCR Test in Imus, Cavite, Philippines - March 2022 for flight to USA

Booked my RT-PCR test (12 hour result) on March 4, 2022 @ 0742, (GMT+8) from the website https://www.homelabapp.ph/en/. Chose cash for payment so I didn't need to put any information other than my name and passport details. Plus, growing up in the Philippines, I know not to trust online bookings since a lot of scammers are active. Anyway, I kind of trusted the website showing the address to be close to the Imus Cathedral, boy I was wrong. We were roaming around the Imus City Plaza around 5-10 minutes before and could not find the place nor any poster that leads up to the testing site. After asking about 3 people, and was told two places of a possible nearby site and 1 advice that says why I chose to do it on a Saturday (again, booked), I was pissed. I called the number  +639171764009.

No answer until my 4th call @ 0715. The guy who answered says he's not in the office I booked at, but a general customer service that gets the call. He gave the address to the site and confirmed that there's no direct number to call them. Good thing we grew up in the area, so my husband drove asap to area and I saw the poster hanging. It's in front of the (across the highway) MiniStop at the intersection of MCI/Aguinaldo Hwy and Buhay na Tubig St. Follow the address (complete address shown on the website when hovered:

2nd Floor, Millenium Commercial Center Building, Emilio Aguinaldo Hwy, Palico II, Imus, Cavite.

Cost is 2,650.00 Philippine pesos, roughly $50 - 12 hour PCR Test

You fill out 4 pages before they do the test. Once test is done, you pay. I expected 12 hours waiting for the results, ended up 14-15 hours before it showed up online (bar code scanning). Though the results says the the time  of release which was 1 hour before they posted it online.

Overall this is a good place to do your test. One last but important thing, have a photocopy of your passport. I was told they need a photocopy of mine since I'm travelling internationally. They do NOT have a printer on site, I repeat. No printer on site. I had to pay extra 2 pesos for one of them to walk around and find photocopy machine early in a Saturday morning. Nowhere in the website nor the email I received when I booked it says about a necessary photocopy when travelling internationally. So even though I finished the test and paid early, I had to wait for the coworker to come back with my passport.

Other than those 3 complaints (address incorrect when clicking the pin location, no direct number to call, and no instruction regarding photocopy), it's an easy process. Know these three notes of mine and you'll be finished in no time.


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