Complete Laboratory Solutions

Private covid-19 Testing

PCR & Antigen

COVID-19 Support Programmes / PCR & Antigen Tests

Our COVID-19 private testing service is designed to support proactive screening for COVID-19 and is relevant to all sectors as well as for private individuals. CLS are amongst a limited number of Irish laboratories to supply the RT-PCR test widely recognised as the global ‘gold standard’ for detecting COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2 infection) with results within 24 hours and we supply Rapid Antigen testing with results available in 20 minutes.

The provision of a EU Digital COVID Certificate is supplied to patients on receipt of a negative test result.

Our world-class testing service can be tailored to clients requiring weekly on-site clinics while private individuals can book directly on our website. Any positive tests detected are reviewed by the CLS clinical consultants and shared with the patient’s GP in addition to the local HSE Public Health Department.

Please refer to our user manual for more information.

Our COVID-19 Testing Options

Real-Time PCR Testing

The RT PCR test is the global ‘gold standard’ for detecting COVID-19 and has been approved by the HSE. Our testing service has been designed to support proactive screening for COVID-19 and is relevant to all sectors with weekly testing available to clients onsite.

Results available in: 24 hours

Rapid Antigen Testing

Antigen tests are one of the quickest ways to determine infection, with results made available within 20 minutes. Our accredited antigen testing kit is approved by the EU and the process can be carried out anywhere. Bulk order of testing kits can be made available for corporate clients.

Results available in: 20 minutes

EU Digital COVID Certificate
Available on request

Our highly skilled CLS team of COVID-19 testing experts will guide you through every step of your testing experience with us from appointment, to swabbing and test results.

As certified providers of the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for travel and other requirements for clients and private individuals, a certificate can be provided on request once a negative test result is confirmed.

Approved by Department of Health
Approved by Department of Health
Approved by Department of Health

Benefits of our tests


Industry leading time to produce results

Digital COVID certificates on request

Individual & group testing available

Tailored on-site client testing clinics

Weekly proactive testing for corporates

Looking for group testing solutions?

Contact our COVID-19 Testing Services department for a consultation on your requirements:

+353 (0) 91 574 355

About Us

Set up in 1994, Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS) is the largest privately owned contract laboratory in Ireland and provides sampling, analysis and fully trained micro and analytical analysts on contract to clients in the food, environmental, medical device/pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical industries, as well as providing a range of COVID-19 testing solutions.

CLS operates two of their own accredited laboratory sites, located in Galway City for all things medical and pharmaceutical and Ros Muc for all things food and environmental. We are on 20 client sites across Ireland with our own colleagues who are based there as analysts on contract providing onsite testing and managed services at our client sites.

CLS COVID-19 Test Lab

Quality & Accreditations

The CLS group of laboratories has the accreditation’s and approvals required to allow us to work in partnership with our clients. CLS laboratories have been accredited and approved by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) for ISO 9001:2015.

Expert Staff

Our people and their expertise is our most valuable asset. We have highly dedicated analysts and healthcare professionals helping you with COVID-19 testing.

Sample collection

We collect anywhere in Ireland, offer controlled temperature transport if required, provide a full chain of custody and manage this area completely for our clients.

results REPORTING 24/7

Our Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) provides our Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP) results of tests for corporate clients online. Clients can securely download their results and trend their data and or apply limits for compliance. The system complies with GAMP guidelines and FDA 21 CFR part 11.

Onsite Analysts on Contract

We supply fully trained microbiology and analytical analysts to corporate clients on contract and support the contracts by ongoing visits to support both our analysts and management of the host company.