COVID-19 Test to Release Day 5 Test

Test to Release Day 5 test in clinic or at home from £139

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

Test to Release Day 5 Test

Overview

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. 

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.

All travellers coming into England, must self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival. A COVID-19 PCR test will allow travellers to end their quarantine period earlier by taking a COVID-19 test.

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 package please click here.

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

Government approved testing provider

day 2 and day 8 government approved provider

How do I book a test to release appointment?

You cannot take a test until you have been in England for 5 full days. Please call us on 0203 974 6950 to schedule an appointment and make payment. You can also book your appointment online. All test payments are taken at time of booking over the phone. Alternatively, you can book online. Nurses are unable to accept any payments at any of the clinics.

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.

TEST TO RELEASE PRICES

Test to Release
Clinic appointment

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 PCR Test
  • Reduce your isolation period to 6 days
  • Government approved coronavirus testing provider
  • UKAS registered laboratory following ISO15189 standards

Test to release
home visit

Results Next Day by 6.30pm
£ 169
  • Results by 6.30pm the next day
    (9.30pm Mondays)
  • Self administered test overseen by one of community testers
  • Public Health England approved COVID-19 PCR Test
  • Reduce your isolation period to 6 days
  • Government approved coronavirus testing provider
  • UKAS registered laboratory following ISO15189 standards

To arrange a test to release day 5 test in clinic or at home please call 0203 974 6950

FAQ

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.

You cannot take a test until you have been in England for 5 full days. 

Call our Sales Team on 0203 974 6950 to check availability and book a test. 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 £139 and results will be sent to you via email by 6.30pm the next day (9.30pm on Mondays).

Booking must be paid over the phone at time of booking.

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 from a country not on the travel corridor list.

Yes, we will send you an email with an attached PDF confirming your results. You can use this to show others your results, including your employer. 

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 here – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/test-to-release-for-international-travel-goes-live

Reduce your isolation period with test to release

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

To arrange a Test to Release test 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

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