Simple steps on Pre-Event Testing (PET) procedure you might want to know before attending an event.

The use of Antigen Rapid Test (ART) for Pre-Event Testing to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 in Singapore.


The use of Antigen Rapid Test (ART) for Pre-Event Testing to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 in Singapore.

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As Singapore is moving towards the new normal, the use of Antigen Rapid Test (ART) for Pre-Event Testing (PET) will be a temporary yet necessary procedure to resume selected activities/events in a safe manner.

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Below are the 4 simple steps regarding Antigen Rapid Test (ART) for PET procedure before attending selected events in order to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.


Step 1 - Registration

  • When you have arrived at the venue of your event, collect your ART Registration Form.

  • Complete your registration.


Step 2 - Swab Test

  • After registration, you will be directed to the swabbing stations where a respective swabber has been assigned to you.

  • Pay attention to the instructions given by the swabber.

  • Pull down your mask, only exposing your nose for the swabber to insert the swab into each of your nostrils.

  • Alternatively, you may do your PET ahead of time at the clinic providing ART, up to 24 hours before the end of your event.


Step 3 - Wait for your results

  • You might be directed to a holding room depending on the organiser’s request.

  • It will take about 15 - 20 minutes for your results to be out.


Step 4 - Receive your results

  • If your result is ART-positive or invalid, you are required to go for a PCR test at the event site or at a clinic that offers PCR swabs.

  • If you are ART-negative, you may proceed to present your QR code showing your results to participate in your event.


Stay safe and enjoy your show!

For more information, you may visit go.gov.sg/pet



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References: Ministry of Health (website)