Checkpoint HIV testing is an anonymous and free of charge service for gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. You get a reliable test result within 60 seconds. The appointment takes approximately 15 minutes including pre- and post test counseling. You can also discuss other matters concerning your sexual health such as different sex habits, safe sex strategies and ChemSex.
HIV rapid testing
Checkpoint testing was previously carried out without scheduled appointments but now due to the COVID-19 situation, testing is by appointment only. Testing days will be held one or two days a week.
Book an appointment for Checkpoint HIV testing:
- By calling the Hivpoint phone helpline at 0207 465 705 Monday to Thursday between 9.30am and 12.00pm
- Appointments to the Helsinki office can be booked through the hivpoint.fi chat service Monday to Thursday between 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Read more about the Hivpoint counselling services here.
Checkpoint STI testing Clinic
The Checkpoint Express clinic is an STI testing service for gay, bi and other men who have sex with men. Read more about STI testing clinic here.
HIV home testing kit
If you need to get tested and are not able to come to our office, you can order or pick up a free home HIV testing kit from the Helsinki office. Ask about the free testing kit from our counselling services or by sending an email to prep(at)hivpoint.fi.
ALL TESTING/VACCINATIONS ARE CANCELLED WITHOUT APPOINTMENT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! REMEMBER TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT FOR TESTING!
Helsinki address: Unioninkatu 45 K, 00170 Helsinki
Oulu address: Kansankatu 53, 90100 Oulu. (Kumppanuuskeskus) Entrance: Use door at Vanhantullinkatu, walk end of the corridor. (no HIV testing at the moment)
Tampere address: Nalkalankatu 12 F, 33200 Tampere