A same-day COVID PCR test is now a vital part of travel plans to many locations worldwide and a routine part of working life.
Our testing has been used for international travel 30,000 times since the pandemic’s start, without a single hitch. We have supported conferences, high-level meetings and companies needing quick answers on their employees’ COVID status.
Will I receive a fit to fly certificate?
Yes, a fit to fly certificate is automatically issued with negative tests.
What if I have additional international travel forms?
Absolutely no problem – these will be completed for you at no additional cost.
Are you appropriately accredited?
Yes, we are a UKAS-accredited laboratory to ISO 15189. We are also regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
Same-day COVID PCR Test FAQs
How do I prepare for my test?
You should avoid drinking alcohol or eating salty food for two hours prior to your appointment and avoid using nasal sprays for 24 hours before your appointment.
What happens if I test positive?
You will be informed right away and advised to self-isolate in accordance to current government guidelines. Public Health England will be notified of the positive result.
I tested positive for COVID-19 a month ago. Will I test positive again?
COVID-19 can shed for up to 90 days, so there remains a small risk that you will test positive again. Re-infection is also a possibility within that timeframe depending on your risk of exposure/extent that you socialise.
When should I test for a same-day result?
You will need to test before 10.30AM to receive your result by 8:00PM on the same day.
How much does the same-day PCR test cost?
A same-day COVID PCR test costs £139.