COVID-19 PCR Day 5 Test to Release with result in <24 hours guaranteed

PCR self-test kit to shorten quarantine for non-vaccinated arrivals to England.

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Day 5 "Test to Release" PCR

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    Next-day delivery (order before 8pm weekdays & 6pm weekends)
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    Test result back within 24 hours or sooner (from lab receiving sample)
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    Drop-off or return by tracked post
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    Secure results sent by email
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    Government-listed testing provider
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How it Works

Guaranted sample analysis under 24 hours to get you out of quarantine faster. We're confident in our service and want you to be confident too. That's why our tests come with a money back guarantee.

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Order Your Test

It's best to order your test before you enter the UK.

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

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Take Your Swab

Take your sample 5 days after arrival in the UK.


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

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Register & Return

Register the details for your certificate online.

Return your sample using Royal Mail Tracked 24 envelope or in-person (lab open 24/7).

Note, Royal Mail do not collect samples or deliver to the lab on Sundays and public holidays.

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Get Your Result

We'll email your signed result within 24 hours of receiving your sample and let you know if you can leave quarantine.

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When Should You Collect Your Sample?

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Direct Sample Drop-Off

There are two places where samples can be dropped off in London:
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TDL Patient Reception
  • 76 Wimpole Street
  • London
  • W1G 9RT

Open Mon-Fri 07:00 - 19:00
and Sat 07:00 - 13:00.

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TDL Laboratory
  • The Halo Building
  • 1 Mabledon Place
  • London
  • WC1H 9AX

Open 24/7


In addition, samples can be dropped off at:
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TDL in Manchester
  • Regents Place
  • 4 Windsor Street
  • Salford
  • M5 4HB

Open 24/7
Samples couriered to London daily for analysis. Drop off your sample by 14:00 or 21:00 on Mon-Fri and by 21:00 on Sat & Sun.

Test to Release 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 millions 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. 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

Nick

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.