Covid-19 tests for travel.

From £99, travel certificate included.

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Need a PCR test to travel abroad?

Results in just 24 hours from your sample arriving at the lab. Free nationwide delivery and return shipping, or our priority courier service for the fastest turnaround. Includes a travel certificate signed by a GP, so you can travel with complete peace of mind.


Practitioner-administered PCR Test

from£

169

  • A trained practitioner will come to your house and administer the test.
  • Returned to the lab on the same day, results in 24 hours.
  • Internationally accepted travel certificate included for outbound travel.
  • Suitable for post-arrival testing in England and Test to Release.
  • Government-approved provider.

Rapid Covid-19 Test

from£

39

  • Results in 20 minutes.
  • Overseen via video call with a trained health adviser.
  • Suitable for pre-arrival testing for travel to England.
  • Free nationwide delivery, or choose our priority courier service.
  • Accurate and reliable - evaluated by PHE and the NHS.

PCR Swab Test

from£

99

  • Results in 24 hours from receipt of sample at lab.
  • Internationally accepted travel certificate included for outbound travel.
  • Suitable for post-arrival testing in England and Test to Release.
  • Free nationwide delivery and return shipping, or choose our next day courier service.
  • Government-approved provider.

Before arriving in England

You'll need to take a Covid-19 test within 72 hours of your travel to England. Avoid the stress, cost and hassle of finding a test abroad by purchasing a rapid lateral flow test from Qured before you travel. The test is administered remotely by one of our practitioners. It is then verified by our team to give a result in just 20 minutes. 

After arriving in England

Qured is a government-approved provider for Covid-19 Day 2 and Day 8 testing for international arrivals. You'll need to self-isolate for 10 days after arrival and take a PCR test on day 2 and day 8. Results in just 24 hours from your sample arriving at the lab. Free nationwide delivery and return shipping, or choose our priority courier service for the fastest turnaround.

Test to Release

You can cut your time in quarantine with Test to Release by taking a PCR test on day 5 of your self-isolation. As long as the result is negative, you can exit self-isolation early and you will get your results in just 24 hours from your sample arriving at the lab. You'll still need to take a test on day 8 and self-isolate if it is then positive. Qured is a government-approved provider.

Work out when you need to take your test

Many destinations require a negative result from a sample taken within a specific time frame before your flight. You should confirm this requirement before purchasing. Use our travel calculator to find out when you need to order and take your test. If you’re booking for Test to Release, you’ll need to take your test 5 full days after arrival.

Order your test and certificate

Order before 3pm for next-day delivery*, or before 6pm for our priority courier service (within the M25) for an expedited turnaround.

*Please note cut-off for DX Group delivery is 12pm on a Saturday, no deliveries on Sundays.

Return your test

If you’ve chosen DX Group shipping, you’ll need to drop your kit off at your nearest depot to return it to the lab. If you've chosen our courier service, they'll take the test to the lab on the same day.

Getting your results

You’ll receive an SMS when your results are available on the Qured portal.

FAQs

Yes, our provider labs are fully accredited and approved under the government’s Test to Release rules. If you travel to England from countries not featured on the government’s travel corridor list, you can take our PCR test after 5 days of self-isolation and, if the result is negative, you will be released from the need to isolate.

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Yes, we offer gold standard PCR tests from fully accredited UK laboratories operating under internationally accepted ISO 15189 or ISO 17025 standards. Our travel certificates are signed by our medical team, so they are widely accepted by countries requiring a negative test for entry or to avoid quarantine.

Please note, our 'fit-to-fly' certificates refer to your Covid-19 status only and does not provide any confirmation of your fitness to fly related to any other health conditions.

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Use our travel calculator to get your results in good time before your flight. Requirements vary by airline and destination and it is your responsibility to check the maximum number of hours/days prior to your flight you need to have taken your test by, for it to be accepted.

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Under the UK government Test to Release rules you need to include details of our laboratory partner on your Passenger Locator Form; we will provide you with all the information you need on your confirmation email. Order your test at the same time as your outbound test to receive a discount. We will ship the test kit(s) to your home for you to take the sample and return to the lab 5 days after your arrival in the UK.  

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Our laboratory partners normally process and return results within 24 hours from receiving the test at the laboratory. You will receive an SMS notifying you that your results and certificate are available to view in the Qured website.

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We aim to return all results within 24 hours of the lab receiving your sample however, very occasionally, capacity constraints can cause a delay in processing. In the rare event that your results take over 48 hours from receipt by the lab, we will offer a 50% refund. If the results take over 72 hours from receipt, we will give you a full refund. However, please note that Qured accepts no responsibility or liability for any costs arising from any delay, disruption or cancellation of your travel plans directly or indirectly caused by the requirement to produce a travel certificate.

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Neither we nor our lab partner are able to accept tests delivered by hand. Please make sure that you leave plenty of time to return your test if you are using our Royal Mail package.

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We have included a pre-paid return envelope to send the test back to our lab partner. 

If returning your sample by post, please make sure the postal tracking label has been affixed to the front of the return envelope and that you have taken note of your postal tracking number.

Please note that your sample can only be posted in a Royal Mail priority post box in the UK. To find your closest Royal Mail priority post box, please click here.

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If you cancel your test within 2 hours of ordering, we will process a full refund.

If your test has been shipped but you no longer wish to use it, we can offer a refund on receipt of the unused kit and return envelope, less a 25% administration and restocking fee.

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Occasionally, our lab partner will return a void or inconclusive result. This may mean that the swab was not performed correctly, or that there was a 'borderline' reading, which may happen at the earliest or late stages of infection. If you require retesting for either reason, we will offer you a discounted rate, but no refunds will be offered.

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Qured accepts no responsibility or liability for any costs arising from any delay, disruption or cancellation of your travel plans directly or indirectly caused by the requirement to produce a travel certificate.

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Under the Test to Release scheme you can only end self-isolation once you’ve received a negative Covid-19 test result. Your results will be processed and released within 24 hours of our partner laboratory receiving your sample.

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The Test to Release scheme is only operating in England. Other UK countries are yet to announce similar schemes.

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Click here to read more from the government about Test to Release.

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It is possible for PCR tests to remain positive for sometime after Covid-19 infection. Anyone who has previously received a positive test result for Covid-19 should only be re-tested within a 90-day period if they develop any new symptoms of Covid-19.

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You'll need to self-isolate for 10 days after arrival no matter where you are travelling from. You are also required to take a Covid-19 test on day 2 and day 8. With Test to Release, you can reduce your time in quarantine by taking a PCR test on day 5 of your self-isolation. As long as the result is negative, you can exit self-isolation early. However, you'll still need to take a third test on day 8 and self-isolate if this test is positive.

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