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BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test

Finally: a fast, proven and trusted COVID-19 antigen test that is readily available to the public, over-the-counter at retailers across the country. Simply purchase the BinaxNOW™  COVID-19 Antigen Self Test at a retail store near you; then, perform the test with a simple nasal swab in the comfort and convenience of your home.

  • Get results in 15 minutes.
  • Detects multiple strains, including the Delta variant.
  • Available over-the-counter, no prescription needed or sending to a lab.
  • Capture your results in the NAVICA app for self reporting.
  • Includes two tests per box to test twice within 3 days, with at least 36 hours between tests.
  • Frequent testing, known as serial testing, may detect COVID-19 more quickly and reduce the spread of infection.
  • Indicated for children as young as 2 years old when administered by an adult, and for all people 15 and older to self-administer.

This test is packaged with two tests per box so you can test yourself twice within 3 days, with at least 36 hours between tests. By testing more frequently, known as serial testing, you may detect COVID-19 more quickly and reduce spread of infection.

This test does NOT meet the CDC testing requirements to enter the U.S. when returning from a trip abroad.

Available under FDA Emergency Use Authorization. Only available in the US. Terms of Sale.

An over-the-counter test for COVID-19 infection detection

  • Detects active COVID-19 infection, including the DELTA variant
  • Results in 15 minutes
  • Easy to follow illustrated step-by-step instructions
  • Requires a minimally invasive nasal swab sample
  • Know your result now, without the need to wait for results from your healthcare provider
  • Each kit box contains two test cards to enable you to test yourself twice within 3 days, with at least 36 hours between tests
  • Compatible with NAVICA app to capture your results for self reporting
  • A rapid test for the qualitative detection of COVID-19 antigens in nasal swab specimens
  • Test Kit Dimensions: 9.125” L x 0.938” D x 5.063” H
  • Kit contains all necessary components for testing, including: 2 BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Test Cards, 2 Nasal Swabs, 2 Reagent Bottles
  • Store between 35.6-86° F (2-30° C) until use

Here's how the test works

BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test
navica app

Capture your results in the NAVICA app for self reporting.



Buy the test kit (contains 2 tests) at your local retailer



Complete your test, or help others administer if they require assistance



Wait 15 minutes and view the results.



Test again within three days (with at least 36 hours between tests)

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BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test

This video will show you how to use the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test.

*Abbott conducted a computational analysis of the detection of multiple SARS-COV-2 Strains, including the Delta variant, and predicts no impact to the performance of our BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self Test.

The BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self Test has not been FDA cleared or approved. It has been authorized by the FDA under an emergency use authorization. It has been authorized only for the detection of proteins from SARSCoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens, and are only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of in vitro diagnostics for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or authorization is revoked sooner. BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test should be performed twice in 3 days, at least 36 hours apart.