Travel Test Package (Mandatory Day 2 Testing – Green List Countries)
From 17 May 2021 onwards, if you are arriving into England, Scotland or Wales from a green country, and haven’t travelled via an amber or a red country, you are legally required to take a PCR Covid-19 test on or before Day 2 following your arrival in the UK.
If you have travelled via an amber or red country, you must follow the rules for arrival from an amber or red country
You must only have been in or travelled through a green list country or the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man in the previous 10 days.
You must follow these rules even if you have been vaccinated.
Before travel to England
• Before you travel to England you must:
• take a COVID-19 test
• book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test – to be taken after arrival in England
• complete a passenger locator form with details of where you will home quarantine when you arrive and the travel test package booking reference number
On arrival in England
• You must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 after you arrive.
• Children aged 4 and under do not need to take this test.
• You do not need to quarantine unless the test result is positive.
If you get a positive result from your day 2 test, you must quarantine for 10 days beginning the day after the test was taken (this means until day 13)
You must quarantine if NHS Test & Trace informs you that you travelled to England with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
Follow the national lockdown rules
This a self-collection postal test package. Once ordered, our team will send you Covid-19 sampling collection kit including swab and transport medium, clear step by step sampling instructions, return biohazard packaging and pre-paid 24 Hour Tracked Address label on the sample box.
When you receive the sample collection kit, follow the enclosed instructions to take your own nose and throat swab samples. Use one kit per test per individual, washing hands in between sampling for different people including children. Whilst the sample collection procedure is simple to carry out, you may experience some discomfort when rubbing the swab inside your nasal cavity or throat. Sample are returned through Royal Mail Priority Post Box.
Unfortunately, we cannot be held liable for any postal delays. Please make note of your tracking number so that you can check the delivery progress.