How much do Pap tests cost?

Women do not need to pay for the Pap test itself, however doctors will charge their standard consultation fee for the appointment.

Some doctors, clinics and health centres offer 'bulk billing', which means there are no out-of-pocket expenses for women. You can check if there will be any cost to you when you make your appointment.

In Victoria, some private pathology labs have introduced a cost for processing the cervical sample taken during a Pap test. We encourage all women at the time of making an appointment to ask about any out-of-pocket costs she may incur. 

To find clinics near you that bulk bill, visit our online Pap test provider directory.

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