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COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel

PCR Certificates for Travel / Fit-to-Fly Certificates

Our COVID-19 PCR test for travel looks for the presence of the COVID-19 virus on a swab taken from your throat. It is a very accurate test and will be able to confirm whether you are actively infected with the virus. 

Our COVID-19 PCR tests for travel are approved for use by Public Health England. 

Your PCR travel test will be carried out under direct supervision of our clinical nursing team at one of our testing clinics.

We provide PCR certificates for travel / Fit-to-Fly certificates within 24 hours. 

COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel

With the number of people now returning to work and travelling abroad it has become increasingly important for individuals to be tested to rule out COVID-19 infection. We provide COVID-19 PCR tests and issue PCR travel certificates within 24 or 48 hours.

PCR Test for Travel Summary

A simple throat swab taken under the direct supervision of our clinical nursing team in one of our travel clinics. You will receive your test results via email within 24-48 hours and have access to our team of nurses to discuss the results if you need to.

  • We’ve partnered with a laboratory that follows ISO 15189 standards
  • COVID-19 PCR Test approved by Public Health England.
  • Results and PCR travel certificate provided via email within 24 or 48 hours upon receipt of the laboratory.
  • You’ll have access to our nurse helpline should you have further questions or concerns.
  • Transparent pricing which includes the test, clinic appointment and fit-to-fly certificate.  
  • 99% accuracy. 
COVID-19 PCR Swab Test
COVID-19 PCR Swab Test

Cost:

Depending on how quickly you need the results we charge. 

  • £145 a test (results within 48 hours)
  • £170 a test (results within 24 hours)

Please NOTE: All samples are received by the lab on the same day of your appointment usually around 6.30PM. It’s from this point that the turnaround times come into play. If you have booked a 24-hour turnaround you should expect your results by 6.30PM the following day.

A COVID-19 PCR test looks for the presence of genetic material from the COVID-19 virus within a swab or saliva sample. These tests are commonly referred to as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Antigen tests look for parts of the virus. 

The COVID-19 PCR test requires a throat swab sample to be collected by our registered nurse and sent back to our UKAS registered laboratory for testing.

PCR swabs are being used to rule out COVID-19 infection before travel or resuming other activities. We can issue certificates for travel within 24 – 48 hours depending on your requirements.

If your COVID-19 PCR test is positive our nurses will advise through the next steps. You and your household will need to isolate.

For further guidance please visit NHS website here

A negative PCR test means that you were not infected with COVID-19 when you took the test. If you have no symptoms, you can continue as normal. However, if you have symptoms, follow NHS guidance. 

Many airlines and countries will allow you travel if you have negative PCR test result. We provide PCR travel certificates at no additional cost within 24, 48 0r 72 hours depending on your requirements.

How does our COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel service work?

Please give us a call to arrange a home visit or clinic appointment.

Experienced registered nurses will visit your home to carry out PCR swab test. Or you can visit our testing clinic.

Nurse will ask you to fill out a consent form and relevant paperwork and explain the test

Throat swab taken under the support and direct supervision of our clinical nursing team

Your sample is then sent back to our partnered laboratory for analysis. We provide results within 24 - 48 hours

Partnership with a laboratory that follows ISO 15189 standards

We issue PCR certificates for travel at no additional cost.

PCR Test approved by Public Health England and carried out by a qualified healthcare professional.
99% accuracy

CQC Regulated Nursing Service

Trusted by patients. Thousands of happy customers that have used our service.

To arrange a COVID-19 PCR test for travel please call 0203 974 6950

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PCR Test for Travel

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What do our patients say?

FAQ

frequently asked questions

Yes, we will provide certificate/pathology report for travel at no additional cost. This include the type of test (PCR) date and time the sample was received and processed by our UKAS registered laboratory.

The certificate is also stamped and signed by the pathologist who has processed your results.

A PCR test looks for the presence of genetic material from the COVID-19 virus within a swab or saliva sample. These tests are commonly referred to as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Antigen tests look for parts of the virus. 

Unfortunately, we are not performing tests for those who have symptoms of COVID-19. 

We’ve conducted thousands of tests for customers travelling abroad and none of them have ever come back inconclusive. 

Unfortunately, we only offer appointments Monday – Friday. However, this may be changing in the near future.

Yes, these tests are approved by PHE and are 99.9% accurate. PHE approval and review on the tests we use can be found on the governments website.

We sort out all of the logistics. Our nurses either drop your samples off to the lab or they meet with our in-house delivery team at the end of each day.

The samples usually arrive at the lab by 6.30PM on the same day as your home visit. This ensures that there is no delay in your sample being processed and you receiving your results.

Please note the clock starts ticking once your samples arrive back at the lab so if you have booked a 24 hour service you should expect your results to be sent to you via email before 6.30PM the next day. 

Many countries and airlines are requiring all those travelling to show evidence of a PCR test from a registered laboratory. We provide certificates for travel with 24 – 72 hours depending on your requirements. 

We have clinics in:

  • Chiswick, London
  • Orpington, Kent
  • Dartford, Kent
  • Sandwich, Kent, 
  • Cobham, Surrey
  • Wolverhampton

For full addresses on our clinics please click here

Cost:

Depending on how quickly you need the results we charge:

  • £145 a test (results within 48 hours)
  • £170 a test (results within 24 hours)

This includes the costs of the test, sending your samples back to our partnered laboratory and providing a PCR certificate for travel.

All samples are delivered to our laboratory on the same day of your appointment. You should expect your results anytime before 6.30PM the next day if you have booked a 24 hour service. 

Please call 0203 974 6950 to arrange your appointment and make payment. Alternatively, you can fill out our contact form below and we will give you a call,

We will need to ask questions around your current symptoms to ensure that you have no COVID-19 symptoms before you are tested.

Your samples are received by the lab on the same day of your appointment usually around 6.30PM. It’s from this point that the turnaround times come into play. If you have booked a 24-hour turnaround you should expect your results by 6.30PM the following day.

These tests are 99.9% accurate and are approved by Public Health England.

PHE approval and review on the tests we use can be found on the governments website.

PCR tests are performed by a fully trained, healthcare professional. It involves analysing a sample collected from deep inside the nose or the back of the throat by a swab or the sample might be saliva or other fluid. 

Antibody tests looks for the presence of antibodies (produced by people with the virus to counteract the virus) against COVID-19 virus. 

Further advice on PCR & Antibody testing can be found on the government website here

Yes you can, however, please note we do charge an administration fee of £25.00 for each test if you choose to cancel your appointment.

Please note: If you choose to cancel within 24 hours then your test is non-refundable. 

Who are we?

Wren Healthcare is a CQC registered nurse-led healthcare provider, founded by clinical nurse specialists. We work with the NHS, private healthcare & commercial organisations supporting them with our community nursing services.

Following the COVID-19 outbreak we are providing a community COVID-19 testing service for those requiring a PCR test for travel and PCR travel certificates.

Request a PCR Test for travel in Clinic

To arrange a COVID-19 PCR test for travel please fill out our form below:

You can also call 
0203 974 6950 
to book an appointment.

Our offices are open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm & Saturday 9am - 1pm

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