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Return to the UK Covid test


Our Return to the UK Covid tests contain:

  • 1 x COVID-19 test for pre-departure (to the UK)

Select your preferred options below.

This test should be used 2 days before you return to the UK(Required)

This test is 'date specific' and as such it is non-refundable after purchase.(Required)


Return to the UK Covid tests

For travellers that are vaccinated and arriving from a Red country, or for unvaccinated travellers returning to the UK from any country.

To be classed as fully vaccinated in the UK; you need to have taken the full course of approved vaccinations (such as Pfizer, AstraZeneca or Janssen), at a minimum of 14 days before you travel. If you are aged 11-17 years and are returning from Northern Ireland you will need to take a pre-departure test.

A pre-departure test must be taken up to 72 hours before your homeward journey. The test may be an antigen test, a LAMP test or a PCR test.

Proof of your test must be provided in either email, test message or written form in either English, French or Spanish. No translations will be permitted

Any test arranged must meet UK Government testing requirements. You can either take a sealed test with you before you leave the UK or arrange for a test to be completed in your country of destination.

  • Convenient travel kit
  • Gold standard PCR methodology
  • Take the test 2 days before return to UK

Do I need to take a test after returning to the UK?

All travellers once returned to the UK will need to take a Covid test. The test will need to be arranged before you leave the UK and you will need to include the reference number on your Passenger Locator Form.

If you are returning from a non-red list country, and you are fully vaccinated, you will need to take a test on or before Day 2 of your return, with your date of arrival being classed as Day 0. This also applies to children aged 5-17 years in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and children aged 11-17 in Scotland.

We’re always happy to see you – Grab your Covid test today

Pick up your Covid test straight away, we offer a socially distanced pick up service from our Covid testing clinic in Upper Street, Islington.

If your within the North London area we are close to several main transport hubs. Please do let us know (0203 095 300) that your on your way so we can make sure your test is ready for you.

Return to the UK Covid test Clerkenwell: If your in Clerkenwell, you can get a bus by heading towards Tysoe street and wait at bus stop “CH”. There should be a bus arriving every 5 minutes. Jump off at Upper Street (only a 12 minute journey).