Public Health Laboratory Services

Request for Laboratory Testing for the Monitoring of Food, Water Quality, Drugs and Cigarettes

How to Apply

Service targets and eligibility

Public authorities (except where a cooperation agreement has been signed).

Time of application

Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:30pm to 5:45pm

Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Application procedures and documents required

1.  The applicant completes the〔Chemical and Microbiological Testing Request Form〕 according to the “Scope of Testing Service – Bacteriology, Chemistry and Calibration”.

2.  Upon completion of the laboratory test, a paper-based report will be issued to the applicant;

3.  If a replacement report is needed, please submit a completed [Application Form for Re-issue of Test Report by the Public Health Laboratory].

Location of Application and Service Hours

In-person application

Apply by completing the corresponding laboratory request form and submitting the collected specimen according to the requirements. A paper-based test report will be available for collection in person at a specific time.

Address: Public Health Laboratory Building, Estrada dos Parses No. 8

Service hours:

Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:30pm to 5:45pm

Friday: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Close on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

Application Processing Time

Please visit the link below for the turn-around time (TAT) of each test item:

Scope of Testing Service – Bacteriology、Chemistry and Calibration

Remarks/ Notes for Application

All laboratory requests must be accompanied by the corresponding request form.

Relevant Specifications and Requirements

Regulations and guidelines for staff

  • All laboratory personnel are required to observe the following laws and regulations:
  1. Law no. 6/2010 dated 30th August – Rank and Grade System for Pharmacists and Senior Health Technical Officers;
  2. Law no. 7/2010 dated 30th August – Rank and Grade System for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technicians.

Application Status Enquiry and Result Collection

Application status enquiry

Correspondence address: Public Health Laboratory Building at Estrada dos Parses No. 8

Telephone: (853) 2853 0160 / (853) 2853 2509

Facsimile: (853) 2853 0294


Collection of application result

Collect paper-based report in person.

Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2021-01-01 18:16

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