What UK Arrival tests do I need?

If you are fully vaccinated you need:

  1. A "day 2" test, taken on or before the second day after your arrival in the UK. When you've purchased this test you'll receive a booking reference number to put on your PLF as proof of purchase. You can purchase Day 2 Lateral Flow tests at www.c19testing.co.uk/day2lateralflow. After you have ordered, you will be shown your reference number(s) and also receive an email with containing your unique reference number for your PLF. Our Day 2 lateral flow tests can be shipped to Northern Ireland or the Scottish Highlands and Islands via Co-op Pharmacy.

 

If you are not fully vaccinated you need:

  1. A pre-departure test taken in your origin country before you depart for the UK. This can be an antigen test.
  2. A "day 2 and day 8" test, taken on or before the second day after your arrival in the UK and on or after the eighth day after your arrival. These must be PCR tests. When you've purchased these PCR tests you'll receive a booking reference number to put on your PLF as proof of purchase. You can purchase "day 2 / day 2 day 8" PCR tests here. Our Day 2 and Day 8 PCR tests cannot be shipped to Northern Ireland or the Scottish Highlands and Islands at this time.


Please see the UK Government website for information about UK entry requirements and filling in your PLF before arriving in the UK, as well as the tests you need to purchase.

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