Day 8 test – This is a government requirement, it will need to be taken on or after 8 day after arriving in the UK. Comprised of a simple nasal swab test with instructions and a pre paid returns box. On the date of the required test follow the instruction provided in the kit. Once the lab has received and processed the test you will get an email with your results. No certificate is needed for these results.
When taking your swab please remember the follow:
• Day 2 swabs must be taken on or before the 2nd day after your arrival to the UK
• Day 5 swabs must be taken on or after the 5th day after your arrival to the UK
• Day 8 swabs must be taken on or after the 8th day after your arrival to the UK
When calculating the day always count the day you arrive to the UK as day 0 and the next as day 1.
To see the government guidelines please click on the link below:
To allow for delivery times, please order the tests at least 5 days before the you are due to take it.