COVID-19 Test to Release Day 5 Test

Test to Release Day 5 test in clinic or at home from £99. Next day results.

Reduce your self-isolation period by getting tested for COVID-19 when you arrive back in England.

Test to Release Day 5 Test


The Test to Release for International Travel scheme is for people who need to self-isolate on arrival in England.

Under the Test to Release scheme you can reduce your isolation period to 6 days by having a COVID-19 PCR on Day 5. 

If the result is negative, you can stop self-isolating.

Test to Release Day 5 Test

Choose where to be tested

In Clinic Test

Get tested at one of our clinics near you. This service is supervised by one of our nurses.

From £99

Home Visit Service

Get tested in the comfort of your own home. Learn more about our Home Visiting Service.

From £125

How does the Test to Release Day 5 test work?

A throat swab is taken by you, under the direct supervision of our clinical nursing team in one of our travel clinics.

You will receive your results via email within 24 hours from the time they arrive at the lab. This is usually by 6.30PM the next day except for Sunday appointments in which you will receive your results the next day before 9.30PM (no earlier than 8.30PM)

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

How do I book a Test to Release appointment?

Please call us on 0203 974 6950 to schedule an appointment and make payment. Alternatively, you can book online. 

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frequently asked questions

The ‘Test to Release’ test will drop your self-isolation period from 10 days to 6, but will only be shortened if your test results come back as negative.

No, Test to Release is voluntary. You can just self-isolate for 10 days on return from amber list country.

You cannot take a test until you have been in England for 5 full days. If the result is negative, you can stop self-isolating.

Yes, you must continue to self-isolate until you have received a negative test result.

You can use a test to release day 5 test to reduce your quarantine period to 6 days.

Call our sales team on 0203 974 6950 or book online. Payment is taken at the time of booking. If you decide to cancel, you must give us at least 24 hours notice and a £25 cancellation fee will apply. We do not charge for rescheduling your appointment.

The test will cost £125 and results will be sent to you via email by 6.30pm the next day (9.30pm on Mondays).

You will receive your results the next day by 6.30PM except for Sunday appointments in which you will receive your results the next day before 9.30PM (no earlier than 8.30PM)

Booking must be paid over the phone at time of booking. You can also book online

We accept all major debit or credit cards including American Express. 

Yes, you are permitted to travel to a Covid-19 testing clinic as part of Test to Release, as long as you live in England and it has been 5 or more days since you arrived.

Yes, we will send you an email with an attached PDF confirming your results. 

Our tests are 99.9% accurate in detecting the COVID-19 virus. The test is Public Health England (PHE) / CE IVD (FD) approved and is performed to UKAS ISO 15189 standards.

If your test comes back positive then you must self-isolate for at least 10 days after your positive test date.

People you live with or are travelling with should also self-isolate for 10 days from the date you took a test. You must not travel around or outside the UK until the self-isolation period has ended.

Please contact 111 if you require any medical help. In case on an emergency, please dial 999.

The scheme is voluntary and applies to those quarantining in England only.

For all other enquiries, please call us on 0203 974 6950 to speak to an advisor, or refer to the Test and Release page on the Government Website

Not booked your Day 2 & Day 8 Tests?

Reduce your isolation period with a Test to Release Day 5 Test

Please note: This is not a Day 2 or Day 8 Test. To book a Day 2 & Day 8 Test please click here.

You can also fill out our form below or call 0203 974 6950

Our offices are open Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm & Saturday 9am - 5pm

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