Last update 13.07.2021
Until 15 September 2021, the government is offering Luxembourg residents the possibility to voluntarily undergo a free COVID-19 PCR test. The appointment can be made via MyGuichet.lu.
In case of a negative test, the person tested receives a CovidCheck Certificate which is valid for 72 hours in Luxembourg. This certificate is an EU Digital COVID Certificate (EU DCC).
This certificate allows citizens:
PCR tests will only be conducted on children aged 4 and over. No samples will be taken from children who do not meet these age criteria.
Note: this testing offer is in addition to the current Large Scale Testing already in place. A representative sample of the population will continue to be selected on a weekly basis and will be invited by mail or email to continue monitoring the health situation in the country.
Any person can be tested for COVID-19 if they:
The person must have a 13-digit national identification number (matricule).
The procedure is free of charge.
The applicant can make an appointment online using MyGuichet.lu.
Note: it is only possible to make one appointment at a time. The date of the appointment must be passed in order to make a new appointment.
When making the appointment on MyGuichet.lu, the applicant must indicate the following:
The applicant must then select:
Please note that the booking of the appointment must be validated by clicking on "Send".
The applicant receives an appointment confirmation by email after transmitting the request.
The appointment confirmation must be presented in paper or electronic format at the appointment.
Persons who have already booked an appointment may cancel their appointment and book a new appointment.
To do so, they have to:
In case of a negative result of the COVID-19 PCR test, the person tested can consult the result online in their private eSpace on MyGuichet.lu in the form of a CovidCheck Certificate. In Luxembourg, this certificate is valid for 72 hours.
In case of a positive result of the PCR COVID-19 test, the tested person can consult their result online in their private eSpace on MyGuichet.lu in the form of a CovidCheck Certificate of recovery. In Luxembourg, this certificate is valid between the 11th and 180th day after the date of the positive PCR test.
It must be noted that results (negative or positive) are only made available in the form of a CovidCheck Certificate in the tested person's private eSpace if the laboratory transmits the national identification number (matricule) of the person tested when generating the certificate.
The CovidCheck Certificates available in the private eSpace on MyGuichet.lu contain a secure QR code that allows to check the authenticity and validity of the certificates. This QR code can be scanned with:
The tested person is informed of the result by SMS within 2 days from the test.
The test result is sent to the mobile phone number indicated when the appointment was made online via MyGuichet.lu.
Within 2 days after the test date, the result is also available online by clicking on the following link:
After entering the national identification number (matricule), a security code will be sent to the mobile phone number that the tested person provided at the time of booking the appointment online using MyGuichet.lu. This code is required to access the test result.
If the result is positive, the person tested will be contacted by the Contact Tracing Unit that will provide further support.
While waiting for a call from the Contact Tracing Unit, the person who tested positive can help trace and identify people with whom they have had high-risk contact.
The information note on data protection which explains how personal data is processed in the context of PCR testing can be consulted under this link.