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Self Requested Testing

Welcome to the online Self Request Form for Southern Community Laboratories. Simply complete your details, pay online via credit card and print out the Self Request Form that will be emailed to you after successful payment. You can take the printed form to any SCL, Medlab South, Hawkes Bay SCL, Taranaki Pathology Services or WSCL collection centre. You can find the list of collection sites at,,, and

  • Am I able to request tests on myself?

    Yes, for a defined range of tests you are able to self-request if you are aged 16 years or over. For any medical advice regarding these tests, please consult your health provider.

  • How will I get my results?

    We will email your results to you. Results sent by email are password protected – we will provide a copy of the completed request form with a request barcode number. Use the barcode number to open the file emailed to you. Your results will be emailed to you and in most cases will be available within 7 days.

  • Will my Health Provider receive a copy of the results?

    No, but we may seek your authorisation to do so if your results are significantly abnormal.

  • What tests are available?

    The tests included on the next page are available. The following tests are not available:

    • HIV
    • Genetic and paternity tests
    • Cytology
    • Histology
  • How will I know what the results mean?

    You need to consult your healthcare provider if you require interpretive advice.

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