Lateral Flow Pre-Departure / Fit To Travel test
At Home Lateral Flow Pre-Departure / Fit To Travel test
This test is for:
- Travellers LEAVING the UK – if required / accepted by your destination country.
- Travellers ENTERING the UK – who are NOT fully vaccinated under an approved vaccination programme.
For travellers LEAVING the UK:
Most countries now require you to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test in order to gain entry. This is commonly known as a ‘Fit To Travel’ document.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you understand the entry requirements and restrictions for the country you intend to travel to. It is also your responsibility to ensure that you take your sample within the correct timeframe, according to the specific requirements of your destination country.
Some countries will now accept a negative lateral flow antigen test for a pre-departure / Fit to Travel certificate. However, you must ALWAYS CHECK THE RULES for your destination country before purchase.
Visit the government website for full details of all international requirements and restrictions: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice
If your destination country accepts a negative lateral flow antigen test, all you have to do is purchase and take your test within the appropriate timeframe, then upload a photo of your completed test and booking reference number. If we confirm that the test is negative, we will issue you with a travel certificate by email within 6 hours of receiving your correctly completed online registration form and photo.
For travellers ENTERING the UK:
You can find full details on the rules for travellers returning to the UK who are NOT fully vaccinated here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england
Please note that test kits can only be sent to UK addresses. You must therefore order your test kits in plenty of time before you leave the UK, as you will need to take them with you when you travel abroad.
All you have to do is:
- Purchase your tests kits before you travel abroad
- Take the tests with you when you travel
- Before returning to the UK, take your test within the appropriate timeframe
- Upload a photo of your completed test and booking reference number
If we confirm that the test is negative, we will issue you with a travel certificate by email within 6 hours of receiving your correctly completed online registration form and photo.
View our list of FAQs related to Covid-19 testing for international travel here.
Please call 0333 600 1300 if you would like to order a test.