HIV Self-Test Kits have been approved in Malta, here you may find general information on these test kits and  where to buy them.

What are HIV self test kits?

HIV Self test kits allow you to discreetly check your own HIV status at a time and a place that is convenient to you. HIV self test kits are very easy to perform, they require a tiny drop of blood and give an accurate (Autotest VIH 99.8%) and simple to read result in 15 minutes.

How do I use the self test-kit?

The Test Kits are very easy to use, each test kit comes with instructions and diagrams. Click the PDF Icon to download the instruction booklet or watch the video below.

It is important to repeat the test at the GU Clinic or at your family doctor if this test is positive to confirm your result, as there is a possibility of a false positive result.

Need help with using the test or interpreting the result?

 

Questions related to HIV or other sexually acquired infections?

This test kit only detects HIV (other SAIs are not detected)

For counselling and/or support please call 2122 7981 or email: guclinic@gov.mt

It is recommended to repeat the test every 3 months

 

Protect yourself from SAIs by using a condom

Where can I buy an HIV self-test kit?

B'Kara: 

Browns

Saint Anne Pharmacy

The Local Dispensary

Dingli:

Carmen Pharmacy

Ghaxaq:

St Philips Pharmacy

Gudja:

Browns 

Medicaid Pharmacy

Hamrun:

Browns Pharmacy

Iklin:

Iklin Pharmacy 

Kalkara:

Browns Pharmacy

 

Mosta:

Tat-Targa Pharmacy

Mellieha:

Browns 

Naxxar: 

Browns 

Naxxar Pharmacy 

Paola:

Browns

Distincyion Pharmacy

St Monica Pharmacy

Pembroke:

San Giorgio Pharmacy

Pieta:

Browns 

Qormi:

Browns 

Rabat: 

Central Pharmacy

Ideal Pharmacy

Nigret Pharmacy

San Gwann:

Mensija Pharmacy 

San Gwann Pharmacy

Sliema:

Browns

Mrabat Pharmacy

Norman's Pharmacy

Wales Pharmacy

St Julians

Potters Pharmacy

St Paul's Bay:

Promenade Pharmacy

St Paul's Bay Pharmacy

St Simon's Pharmacy

St Venera:

Fatima Pharmacy

St Bart's Pharmacy

Swieqi:

JV's Pharmacy

Tarxien:

Tarxien Dispensary

Valletta:

New British Pharmacy 

Royal Pharmacy

Zabbar (Xaghra): 

St Elisa Pharmacy  

Zebbug:

Browns

Zurrieq:

Kristianne Pharmacy

Outlet/Pharmacy list is being constantly updated (last update 15/03/17) 

Test Free of Charge

The GU Clinic offers FREE anonymous SAI testing. The clinic is at Mater Dei Hospital, outpatients department Level 2.  It is recommended that one phones on 21227981 to set an appointment.