COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel

COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel

Get a PCR test for travel in clinic from £139. Results provided next day. Fit to Fly certificate included.

COVID-19 RT PCR Test for Travel

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

Many countries and airlines are now requiring individuals to have a COVID-19 PCR test before they travel. We provide COVID-19 RT-PCR tests with PCR travel certificates/Fit-to-Fly certificates within 24 hours of your samples arriving at our laboratory,

PCR Test for Travel Summary

A simple throat swab is taken by you under the direct supervision of our nursing team in one of our testing clinics. You will receive your results via email next day before 6.30PM.

COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel
COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel

PLEASE NOTE: All samples are received by the lab on the same day of your appointment usually around 6.30PM. If you’ve booked a 24-hour turnaround you will receive your results by 6.30PM the following day as the 24 hours begins from the time your sample arrives at the lab.

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 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 / Fit-to-Fly certificates at no additional cost within 24 or 48  hours depending on your requirements.

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

Please give us a call to arrange an appointment

Appointment available in clinic with our clinical nursing team or in the comfort of your own home with a community testing specialist.

Nurse will check your paperwork and explain the test

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

Your sample is then delivered to our partnered laboratory for analysis on the same day as your test. Results are provided within 24 hours from the time your samples arrive at our laboratory.

Partnership with a laboratory that follows ISO 15189 standards

We issue PCR travel certificates / Fit-to-Fly certificates at no additional cost.

PCR Test approved by Public Health England with 99.9% 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

Our COVID-19 PCR Travel Clinics

Unable to travel to a clinic?

Book a home visit instead...

Our COVID-19 Home Testing Service enables you to be tested in the comfort of your own home, without the risk of postal delays. 

Our Community Testing Specialists will visit you at home and watch you take a swab. Once you have taken your test, your sample is then taken to our partnered lab the same day to be analysed.

Your results will be sent via email within 24 hours. 

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PRICES

PLEASE NOTE: It’s 24 hours from the time your sample arrives at the lab not from the time of your appointment.

express pcr/fit to fly test

Results Next Day by 5am
£ 199
  • Results by 5am the
    next day
  • Fit-to-Fly Certificate
  • Self administered test overseen by a nurse in one of our clinics
  • Public Health England approved COVID-19 RT-PCR Test
  • UKAS registered laboratory following ISO15189 standards

24 Hour pcr /fit to fly test

Results Next Day by 6.30pm
£ 139
  • Results by 6.30pm the next day (9.30pm Mondays)
  • Fit-to-Fly Certificate​
  • Self administered test overseen by a nurse in one of our clinics
  • Public Health England approved COVID-19 RT-PCR Test
  • UKAS registered laboratory following ISO15189 standards

Test to release Test

Results Next Day by 6.30pm
£ 139
  • Results by 6.30pm the next day (9.30pm Mondays)
  • Self administered test overseen by a nurse in one of our clinics
  • Public Health England approved COVID-19 RT-PCR Test
  • Government approved coronavirus testing provider
  • UKAS registered laboratory following ISO15189 standards

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

customer reviews

As a nurse-led company, we pride ourselves on our commitment to providing our customers with results when it matters most. 

Our customers have rated us 5 stars, see what they have to say about us on TrustPilot.

Very quick and efficient service and instructions! I wanted to thank my nurse who carried out the test. She was very friendly, knowledgeable and kind.
I also received my results very quickly!
Thank you!

Absolutely fantastic from start to finish !! The nurse at the Sandwich testing site was amazing, reassured me and talked me through the self administered throat swab as I was really nervous. I received my results in less than 24 hours and had a follow up courtesy call. Very highly recommend to anyone needing a PCR test

I recently had my Covid PCR test. Chiswick center is easy to find and they have great staff. My test was done within 5 mins with no hassle. Great and smooth experience. Well Done ! Wren Healthcare.

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. 

We offer an express test. This would enable you to get your results by 5am the following day. Please contact us to find out any more information.

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

Yes we offer weekend appointments on Saturday & Sunday at our Chiswick clinic.

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 before they travel. We provide PCR travel certificates or Fit-to-fly certificates within 24 or 48 hours depending on your requirements. 

We have clinics in:

  • Chiswick, London
  • Orpington, Kent
  • Dartford, Kent
  • Sandwich, Kent, 
  • Cobham, Surrey
  • Wolverhampton
  • Heathrow, Holiday Inn J4
  • Gatwick, Crawley

View our clinics here

Cost:

Depending on how quickly you need the results we charge:

  • £139 a test (24 hr service)
  • £199 a test (express service results next day before 5AM)

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. 

Please note for Sunday appointment your results will be sent via email before 9.30PM the next day for our 24hr service. 

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 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 a £25.00 administration fee for each test booking if you choose to cancel your appointment.

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

If you would like to re-schedule your appointment for a later date then there in no charge for doing so.

CONTACT US to arrange a pcr test for travel

Please be aware that due to the increase number of coronavirus cases across the UK you will be asked to carry out your own swab in clinic in-line with Public Health England guidance.

To enquire about 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 - 7pm & Saturday 9am - 5pm

COVID-19 PCR Test for Travel