You can take a COVID-19 PCR test on your fifth full day after arrival in the UK to reduce your quarantine time. You will still need to complete your mandatory PCR tests for day 2 and 8 as per the Variant Surveillance scheme in place by the UK government. This test involves a nasal swab that will detect for Covid-19 SARS-CoV-2. Results can be expected within 24-28 hours after arrival at the laboratory and will be emailed to you in certificate format.
Each individual will receive 2 testing kits one test kit for Day 2 and another for Day 8. Each kit will be marked with 'Day 2' or 'Day 8', it is important that the correct test is taken on the marked day to avoid complications at the laboratory. Please follow the instructions within the testing kit carefully.
As soon as each test is completed, you must follow the postal instructions within the kit to send your sample to the laboratory.
Your Day 2 and 8 testing kits will be sent to you via Royal Mail 48 hours tracked.
Please follow the postal instructions within the test kit to send your completed sample to the laboratory for testing.
When your order is placed, we will not accept returns or issues refunds.