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BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test

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

#1 COVID-19 Self Test in the US:  BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self Test uses the same technology used by doctors and is Made in the USA.

  • SIMPLE AND EASY TO USE: Requires just a shallow nasal swab that you can do yourself; includes easy-to-follow instructions.
  • SEE RESULTS IN 15 MINUTES: Convenient, fast results anytime, anywhere; no need for a prescription or send to a lab.
  • FOR AGES 2 TO ADULT: Indicated for children as young as 2 years old when administered by an adult, and for all people 15 and older to self-administer.
  • DETECTS ACTIVE COVID-19 INFECTION: Includes 2 tests that are indicated for serial testing—simply test yourself twice within 3 days, at least 36 hours apart; designed to detect active infection with or without symptoms. Detects multiple strains, including the DELTA variant.*
  • FOR PERSONAL USE: This test does NOT meet the CDC testing requirements to enter the U.S. when returning from a trip abroad. For proof of negative COVID-19 test, the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test may be a better choice.
  • OPTIONAL SELF-REPORT: Capture your results in the NAVICA app for self reporting.

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
  • Detects multiple strains, 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 the 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 NAVICA  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

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BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Antigen Self Test + NAVICA

Learn how to use the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test and store your results in the NAVICA app for self testing.

*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.