Arkansas Drug Testing

Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you.

Prescription drugs, amphetamines, marijuana, cocaine and heroin are the most commonly abused drugs in the state of Arkansas. Many who currently live in the state contribute the uptick in drug abuse to lack of diversity and entertainment.

For many employers, drug and alcohol testing has become a necessity in the workplace. Having a drug-free policy in place improves the safety of all employees, increases productivity, enhances security and keeps morale high.

Drug Testing Locations in Arkansas

US Drug Test Centers provides drug and alcohol testing for all situations. Some of our locations offer same day results for pre-employment drug testing. We also offer customized testing for employers and individuals.

In order to have your workplace certified drug-free, you must conduct drug tests periodically and repeat them after every workplace injury, medical examination, or rehab program. Drug tests must be carried out in a way that respects employees' privacy and makes provision for those with disabilities. US Drug Test Centers provides quick, efficient tests that meet these criteria.

If you need a drug or alcohol test, you can call US Drug Test Centers to set up an appointment at any of our locations in Arkansas, including 11 right in Little Rock. Locations can be found across the 75 counties in Arkansas including Washington and Benton County, with 7 locations in Springdale alone. Crawford County with 2 locations in Van Buren in the Sparks Medical Center. There are also, 9 in Fort Smith and 12 in Fayetteville. We have additional locations in Lonoke County, Clay County and Crittenden County. Call early in the day for same day testing or consider obtaining the drug tests you need which are available for purchase on our website.

See below for a full list of our drug testing locations in Arkansas.

US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers is the complete, drug-free workplace solution for employers. We provide drug testing for all reasons such as pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty.We have a state-of-the-art cloud-based software that allows you to order drug testing 24/7, store all drug test results and chain of custody forms (forever), and you can see the status of all completed drug testing.

We have random drug and alcohol testing consortiums and follow all DOT rules and regulations to direct your company in the right direction to stay in compliance. At USDTC, we can create drug-free workplace policy manuals specific to your company’s needs, and we provide online trainings.

Our online trainings are perfect for company Supervisors to learn what signs to look for if someone might be under the influence. We also have trainings that explain what Supervisors should know about the DOT rules and regulations in regards to the drug and alcohol testing program.

We are a part of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and we always stay up to date with all drug testing-related rules and regulations. If you have any questions about state-specific laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, please contact our office and one of our team members will be glad to help you. If your company would like more information regarding setting up a corporate account you can set up an account online or contact us at 866-566-0261.

Frequently Asked Questions About Arkansas Drug Testing

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State & local laws change frequently and vary greatly. These are state & local laws and do not over rule the federal Department of Transportation laws & policies. Readers are advised to consult with their legal counsel or industry experts before acting based on this information. Last Updated June 2019

Arkansas Drug Testing FAQs

No. Arkansas does not have any mandatory drug testing statutes or regulations, but it is recommended. 
No, however, employers are strongly encouraged to have a written policy in place (Policy is specifically required to comply with Arkansas’ voluntary law).
Yes. Arkansas provides employers with the ability to voluntarily participate in a Drug-Free Workplace Program to qualify for workers’ compensation insurance premium reductions. Employers wishing to leverage these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Requires the use of a SAMHSA certified laboratory. Drug testing panels, methods and reasons to test are limited. The use of a Medical Review Officer (MRO) is required.
Yes. Employers may leverage an ‘Intoxication’ defense to a Workers’ Compensation Claim, based on a positive drug test result. A positive drug test may also make an employee ineligible for unemployment compensation if the employee was discharged due to ‘misconduct.’ Employers wishing to leverage either of these benefits must voluntarily comply with very detailed program rules.
Yes. Arkansas permits the medical use of marijuana for patients that meet specific medical conditions. The law does not specifically impact employment drug testing programs.

204 Testing locations in Arkansas

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Drug Testing For Employers

As businesses strive to set themselves apart in the market, many see drug testing as a way to demonstrate their commitment to good citizenship. Drug testing is not mandatory for most businesses in Arkansas, but employers may sign up for the state's voluntary Drug-Free Workplace Program. Joining this program provides a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Lower Costs - All drug-free employers receive a 5% discount on the cost of workers' compensation insurance.
  • Reduced Turnover - Drug-free employees tend to be more loyal and accountable, and will offer your company quality service in the long run.
  • Customer Confidence - Consumers are more likely to trust a business that is committed to being drug-free.
  • Fewer Accidents - Drug-free workers are less likely to make mistakes, saving your company from losses in time, money, and good publicity. Fewer mistakes also mean fewer injuries and damages, reducing your insurance and material costs.
  • Improved Office Environments - In a drug-free workplace, employees are more likely to trust each other and feel safe, leading to more cooperation and increased productivity.

Types of Drugs We Test For

The US Drug Test Centers team is qualified to perform a wide range of individual and business drug tests, including:

EtG Tests
We evaluate how much alcohol has been within the subject's system for the past 80 hours.

Breath Tests
We assess the amount of alcohol in a subject's system at the time the test is conducted.

5-Panel Hair Tests
We use hair follicles to test for cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, marijuana, and PCP. We also offer 9-panel tests, which look for all of the above as well as barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, and propoxyphene.

DOT Tests
We test for cocaine, opiates, amphetamines, marijuana, and PCP according to the Department of Transportation's regulations. We also provide DOT consortium random testing, hair follicle drug testing, and EtG hair testing for alcohol. All are DOT compliant.

Instant Rapid Tests
The results for these tests are available at most locations on the same day that the tests are administered. We offer both 6-panel tests (for cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, opiates, PCP, and marijuana) and 10-panel tests (for all of the above as well as barbiturates, methadone, propoxyphene, and benzodiazepines).

Why Choose US Drug Test Centers

US Drug Test Centers operates over 102 testing offices throughout the state of Arkansas. We have ten offices in the Little Rock area, as well as offices in Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Forrest City, Springdale, and Jonesboro. Other than the Instant Rapid Tests, our tests usually take no more than 2 days to process for negative results, and all are reviewed by a medical review officer, or MRO. We take care to respect employees' privacy and keep all tests confidential.

Call US Drug Test Centers today at 866-566-0621.

Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.