Day 2 COVID-19 PCR Nasal/Throat Swab Test.
Since the 28th November 2021, the UK Government requires ALL fully vaccinated travellers to take a Day 2 PCR test when arriving in the UK. Travellers who are not fully vaccinated must book a Day 2 and Day 8 PCR test when arriving in the UK. Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) are no longer accepted for Day 2.
Provide a throat swab sample for each passenger then use the prepaid return label to send your samples to our laboratory. We will have your results within 24 hours of receiving your samples.
What is the purpose of the new Day 2 testing rules?
Omicron, a new COVID-19 variant of concern has been identified by the World Health Organisation. It is not known yet whether Omicron is more easily spread from person to person compared to other variants, including the Delta variant.
Before you travel to England – Fully vaccinated passengers
If you are fully vaccinated then before you travel to England, you must::
Before you travel to England – Unvaccinated passengers
If you are unvaccinated or have not had two doses of the vaccine, then before you travel to England you must:
For more information on current government guidance, visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19
Included within your test kit is a Sample vial, a nasal/throat Swab, full instructions on how to collect your sample, a patient collection form, and a pre-paid returns envelope to send your test to our laboratory.
Order before 2pm and your tests are provided with free next working day delivery. Your test will be dispatched on the day you arrive.