PCR test price in Nepal | Government-approved Hospitals

If you’re in need of a PCR test and are wondering how much it will cost you, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of some of the hospitals in Nepal along with their respective PCR test prices.

Whether it’s for travel purposes, self-check, or any other you can always rely on these institutions for your test. As you might have already known that you will need a Negative PCR test to travel abroad too. Most countries demand this on regular basis.

List of Hospitals With Their PCR Test Prices in Nepal

Keep in mind that these prices may change at any time, so please contact the hospital directly to get the most accurate information. The government of Nepal has stated that it has given recognition to all the government PCR laboratories and 22 private laboratories for foreign travel.

Below is the table of some medical institutions in Nepal that provide PCR tests but you will need to make an appointment before. These are the institution and Labs from National Public Health Labrotary’s website: Click Here to see full list.

No.Hospital NameLocationContactPrice
1National Public Health LaboratoryKathmandu9801069383
2Mechi HospitalJhapa9855040692
3Birat Medical College and Teaching HospitalBiratnagar9841310770
4Narayani HospitalBirgunj9845188092
5BP Koirala Institute of Health ScienceDharan 9852053293
6Bharatpur COVID-19 Diagnostic LabChitwan 9855056755
7Bir HospitalKathmandu
8Pokhara Academy of Health Science (WR Hospital)Pokhara9866432728
9Nepalgunj Medical CollegeKohalpur
10Lumbini Provincial HospitalButwal
11Province Hospital SurkhetSurkhet
Government COVID-19 PCR Labs

Covid19 PCR test Lab for traveling abroad

Information on the National Public Health Laboratory’s official website article, there are around 22 Private hospitals which have been approved by Government to conduct PCR tests if you are traveling foreign. Check the lists of hospitals below.

  1. Grande Hospital,
  2. Kantipur Hospital,
  3. Star Hospital,
  4. HAMS Hospital,
  5. Kathmandu Medical College,
  6. Nepal Mediciti Hospital,
  7. B & B Hospital,
  8. Alka Hospital,
  9. Kantipur Dental Hospital,
  10. Janamaitri Hospital,
  11. Nepal Medical College,
  12. Nepalgunj Medical College,
  13. Chitwan Medical College and
  14. Lumbini Medical college

will be recognized by the government while traveling abroad to check the full list Click Here.

How to use Covid-19 self-testing kits

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The Price Range for a PCR Test

The cost of a PCR test can vary depending on the clinic or hospital you go to. However, the average price range for a PCR test in Nepal is between Rs. 1,000 and Rs. 3,000.

It’s important to note that the price of a PCR test may vary depending on the type of test required and the clinical facilities offered by the hospital or clinic. So make sure to ask about all the relevant costs before making your decision.


The cost for a PCR test can vary depending on the hospital or clinic you go to. However, we have compiled a list of the average prices for a PCR test in Nepal.

We hope this article was helpful and provided you with the information you were looking for. If you have any questions or would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

These are the information taken from NPHL as of July 2022.

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