COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Lateral Flow Test for Travel

Quick and easy self-test with digital certificate

Used by 80,000 travellers a week to enter the UK and other countries

One test - two ways to use

Our rapid antigen lateral flow tests can be used as a pre-departure test when leaving the UK or for unvaccinated travellers returning to the UK.

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Departing the UK

Take our rapid antigen lateral flow test from the comfort of your own home and use it as your pre-departure test to enter your destination country.

These countries accept antigen tests:

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Returning to the UK

Unvaccinated travellers can use our rapid antigen lateral flow test as their "pre-departure" test to be taken before entering the UK.

No need to chase around foreign test providers when abroad!

These countries accept antigen tests:

Approved lateral flow self-tests by ACON or Healgen*

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time iconRapid results (under 12 hours)
lock iconQR-code secured result certificate
shipping iconNext-day delivery 7 days a week
Order before 8pm weekdays and 6pm weekends
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These tests are NOT currently suitable for use as "day 2" or "day 8" tests taken after your return to the UK. They DO NOT come with a PLF reference.

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We use both the Healgen / Orient Gene Coronavirus Ag Rapid Test or the ACON Biotech Flowflex SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test. Both tests have passed full assessment by Public Health England and the EU. Both tests meet the requirements for entry into the UK.

How it Works

We're confident in our rapid antigen travel test service and want you to be confident too. Here's how it works:

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Order Your Test

Order in advance before you travel - valid for one year.

DPD tracked next-day delivery 7 days a week (order before 8pm Mon-Fri and 6pm Sat/Sun).

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Take Your Test

Take your test when your pre-flight test window opens.


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Use the calculator to find out when to take your test.

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Verify Online

Register the details for your certificate online.

Upload a photo of your completed test with your passport for our team to verify.

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Get Your Result

We'll email your result certificate within 12 hours of receiving your result photo (7 days a week service).

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Example Certificate

You will receive a result email and doctor-signed travel certificate.

Dr. Jame Kinross
Dr James Kinross

MBBS FRCS PhD, one of our doctors.

When should you take your sample?

Antigen Travel Test Calculator

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COVID-19 Travel Checklist

Visit our Help Centre

We understand that testing for travel is stressful and complicated. Our in-depth Help Centre will help you understand the process and answer your questions.

Important: Our Commitment To You

We have processed thousands of coronavirus tests and deliver results quickly in the vast majority of cases. However, it's important to be clear about what we can and cannot guarantee.

We're frontline doctors

We're a group of frontline doctors who strongly believe in responsible medical testing. We want to help people to control of their health through transparent, evidence-based information and access to medical testing.

Dr. Kinross

Dr James Kinross

- MBBS FRCS PhD

James is a consultant surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital in London and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London. His research interests include the application of novel technologies for diagnostics in human health.

Dr. Merrifield

Dr Claire Merrifield

- MBBS MRCGP PhD

Claire is a GP in London. Claire’s undergraduate degree was related to infectious disease in animals and humans and her doctorate thesis at Imperial College London looked at the interactions between probiotics, the immune system and gut metabolism.

Dr. Scott

Dr Alasdair Scott

- MBBS MRCS PhD

Alasdair received his medical degree and PhD from Imperial College London and is a surgical registrar in London. Alasdair is a Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London and is involved in research into the interactions between micro-organisms and human health.

We're experts in the healthcare sector

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Nick Burnett

- Msc

Nick is a director at a global management consultancy firm and has extensive experience in the healthcare sector. He's worked with multiple private healthcare businesses, diagnostic and medtech providers and pharmaceutical companies.

He has a keen interest in supporting efforts by employers to get their staff back to work in a safe and effective manner.