Make an appointment for an in-pharmacy COVID-19 PCR test

Important information

Be sure to check the entry requirements carefully for the country you're travelling to. Requirements may vary depending on whether you're fully vaccinated or not. For example, some countries may not require a pre-departure test for fully vaccinated travellers. You should also check requirements for any countries or territories you will visit or travel through. See the latest foreign travel advice.

See the latest guidance on red, amber and green list rules for entering:

In-pharmacy testing service

Green travel package
For travel to countries on the government’s green list. One pre-departure test carried out by a pharmacist and one home test kit. Testing requirements may vary depending on vaccination status. Please check carefully before you travel.
Includes

One x pre-departure test

One x day two home test kit

Amber travel package
For travel to countries on the government’s amber list. One pre-departure test carried out by a pharmacist and two home test kits. Testing and isolation requirements may vary depending on vaccination status. Please check carefully before you travel.
Includes

One x pre-departure test

One x day two home test kit

One x day eight home test kit

Also available

Pre-departure test
Make an appointment for a pharmacist to do your pre-departure PCR test. Testing requirements may vary depending on vaccination status. Please check carefully before you travel.

How it works

1
Book and pay for your travel package online

You’ll have your pre-departure test done by a pharmacist and collect the home test kits you need.

2
Visit your local pharmacy for your pre-departure test

You must ensure you bring photo ID.

3
Get tested and collect your home test kits

A trained pharmacist will take your nose and throat swab in a private consultation room. Collect your home test kits.

4
Receive results via email

Our pharmacist will send your test to the lab for processing. Test results are typically available by 11:59pm on the day the lab receives your swab.*

More information

Want to order online?

We sell handy travel packages of PCR tests so you can get all the home test kits you need for travel to green or amber list countries.

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Looking for lateral flow tests?

Anyone can now get regular rapid lateral flow tests without having symptoms. You can collect lateral flow tests from your local Well Pharmacy or order online through the NHS.

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Frequently asked questions
For more information about our COVID-19 PCR testing service, please see our frequently asked questions below.