Checkpoint is an anonymous and free of charge HIV testing 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 with counseling. You can also discuss other matters concerning your sexual health such as different sex habits, safe sex strategies and ChemSex.
HIV rapid testing
Hivpoint’s testing services with appointment for men who have sex with men re-open 19th of May both Helsinki and Tampere offices. Oulu office re-opens in August. Checkpoint testing has been previously carried out without scheduled but now due to the COVID-19 situation testing is by appointment. Testing days will be held one or two days a week.
You can book an appointment:
– phone service p. 0207 465 705 (mon-thu 10am to 3.30pm)
– chat service (appointments only to Helsinki from chat): hivpoint.fi (mon-wed 10am to 3:30pm) or miestenkesken.fi (wed 1pm to 3pm)
HIV home testing kit
If you need to get tested and are not able to come to our office or our appointment times are not suitable for you can order or pick up a free home HIV testing kit from Helsinki office. You can enquire 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 BOOK APPOINTMENT FOR TESTING!
Every Thursday from 2pm to 6pm (except on national holidays), no appointment needed.
Address: Unioninkatu 45 K
NO testing: ALL SERVICES ONLY WITH APPOINTMENT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
Note! Hepatitis A and B vaccinations available once a month (normally 1st or 2nd Thursday of the month) at Checkpoint.
Note! STI testing once month at Checkpoint Express Clinic.
Once a month on Wednesday from 2pm to 6pm.
Address: Kansankatu 53. (Kumppanuuskeskus) Entrance: Use door at Vanhantullinkatu, walk end of the corridor.
Once a month on Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm.
Address: Nalkalankatu 12 F
Note! Hepatitis A and B vaccinations available at Tampere during checkpoint testing.
For people with an immigrant background there’s also a possibility to come to our Walk-in HIV testing every Monday from 2pm to 6pm at Hivpoint, Unioninkatu 45 K.