PRAXES COVID-19 PCR Test Request Form

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions before you begin.


Do you currently have symptoms of COVID-19 such as:
  • Fever (i.e. chills/sweats) OR Cough (new or worsening),
  • Or Two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening): Sore throat, Runny nose/nasal congestion, Headache, Shortness of breath, loss of smell

Reason For Test

What is your reason for having this COVID-19 Test? (Pick ONE)

Travel Information

Praxes is not authorized to provide COVID-19 tests for non-essential travel.

Travellers within Canada do not require a COVID-19 test. Please see for more information.

Both Canada and Nova Scotia Public Health strongly discourage non-essential travel. We are in the early phase of the pandemic that is affecting everywhere at the same time. PRAXES is not authorized to provide non-essential COVID-19 tests at this time. Please see for more information.

Non-essential travel includes:

  • Vacations and pleasure travel
  • Business related travel when remote work and virtual meetings are possible

Essential travel includes:

  • Returning to your country of residence
  • Urgent unavoidable work-related travel
  • Travel to visit a vulnerable, ill or elderly relative, attend a funeral or for other events on compassionate grounds

We can provide COVID-19 tests to those who are preparing for essential travel to a country that requires a test before entry. Please continue if you would like to request a test:

Terms and Conditions

Nova Scotia Health Authority

PRAXES is not authorized to provide COVID-19 tests to people with symptoms. Please call 811 or proceed to the Nova Scotia Public Health Corona virus website for information on symptoms, testing, and treatment:

More Information Required

PRAXES is authorized to provide tests for people who require a test in order to safely enter their place of work or visit a health care facility. Please email with the following information to request a test:

  • A letter from the Employer of Health Care Facility that requires a test
  • Essential and specialized worker exempt from self-isolation must also provide their confirmation letter from their Nova Scotia Safe Check-in Form
  • People with Compassionate Exceptions from self-isolation must also provide their Compassionate Exception confirmation email

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Please email us to with any questions.


Your request will be reviewed by our staff for eligibility for a COVID-19 test. We will respond to you within one business day.