Sample of our UKAS certificate

Hong Kong specialist support

We offer an electronic and physical documents checking service with bilingual support with schools to ensure all documents are checked and ready for boarding before students depart from school. We can also offer airport counter support with additional charge. We have offices in UK and Hong Kong that also support students when they arrive in Hong Kong.

PCR Swap Test

These are accepted by majority of all destinations apart from UAE. Hong Kong government accepts PCR test, including RT-PCR which we use in this test. We have both test available, and customer can request for specific type of testing if preferred

The Lab standard

The test is conducted with UKAS and ISO certified and accredited, in the laboratory that is approved by the Medical and Healthcare Council, CDC-Approved, FDC EUA approved. All results will come with a doctor’s letter detailing the time of sample taken, UKAS certificate and ISO number

About the COVID Test

Who else uses this test?

This test is offered to and by British Airways for testing. Many boarding schools also use this test for mass testing on their students.

Turnaround time

We aim to produce the results within 24-48 hours of when the test arrives the lab. All results will be sent electronically. 

How to take the test

 Your kit will include a simple sample collection device with comprehensive instructions on how to complete your test in just a few minutes. Once you have correctly taken your sample, simply follow the instructions and return the sample to our lab using the pre-paid postage bag included in the test kit.

At Home Kit

Students are able to do this either under the supervision of a nurse or by themselves. 

Ordering and receiving the test kit

If you are flying, please order and pay for the test kit in good time. We suggest to buy this 1 week in advance . The kit will be sent out and should be received by the school within 24 hours if you order before  before 11am Mon to Friday. You need to state when you order, whether the kit should be sent to the medical centre or directly to the boarding house.

Taking the sample

 Your kit will include a simple sample collection device with comprehensive instructions on how to complete your test in just a few minutes. Once you have correctly taken your sample, simply follow the instructions and return the sample to our lab.

Sending back the results

All test kit will include a special delivery pre-paid parcel bag to send back to the lab. It will arrive the next day. We also offer a specialised same day courier service to pick up sample from anywhere within 3 hours travel from London

Getting the results

Once we have processed your test, you will receive the results by email. If your test is negative, please print and save the certificate for travel purposes.  If you test is positive, the laboratory patient representative will contact you and your school will advise your next step. You should cancel your travel plans and isolate.

Checking your documents

We would follow up with an email containing the documents list you need to prepare if you can travel. All documents can be scanned and emailed back to us for checking. We will then compile the documents in Hong Kong Government standard for printing and cloud storage purpose. Students, parents and schools will have a copy stored at a secured cloud storage, and can be downloaded anytime with internet connection (Free with 5 orders or above)

Airport Counter Service /HK Arrival

Those subscribed with our airport document check in service will be greeted by our staff, and handover the paper copies needed for boarding and Hong Kong arrival. On arrival, students can call us if they missed any documents with cloud storage link. (Additional charge)

 

Which method:

When to take test

Mailing:

Extra Cost mailing:

Test arriving in lab

Test results expected time

Monday 12:20 flight

Elite test kit

Friday after 12:20pm

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 1pm

Yes, taxi cost to London

Elite Test Kit: Same day (Friday)

Saturday or Monday

Monday 18:20 / 21:30 flight

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Tues 12:20 flight

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Tues 18:20

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Weds

12:20

Test kit with same day courier delivery

Sunday after 12:20pm

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 9am Monday

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day (Monday)

Tues-Weds

Weds 18:20/21:30 flight

Test kit with same day courier delivery

Sunday Evening or Monday morning

Elite Test Kit: Tues same day courier needed, to pick up at 10am

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day (Monday)

Tues-Weds

Thurs 12:20

Test kit with same day courier

Monday after 12:20

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 1pm

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same day (Monday)

Tues- Weds

 

Test kit with pre book delivery

Monday after 12:20

Post out by 4pm using pre paid special delivery envelope

 

Tues

Weds-Thurs

Thurs 18:30/21:30

Test kit with same day courier

Monday evening, Tues morning

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 10am

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day (Tues)

Weds-Thurs

Friday 12:20

Test kit with same day courier

Tues after 12:20

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 1pm

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day  (Tues)

Weds-Thurs

 

Test kit with pre book delivery

Tues after 12:20

Post out by 4pm using pre paid special delivery envelope

 

Weds

Thurs-Fri

Friday 18:30/21:30

Test kit with same day courier

Tues evening or Weds morning

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at Weds 10am

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day  (Weds)

Thurs-Fri

Sat 12:20

Test kit with same day courier

Weds after 12:20

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 1pm

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day  (Weds)

Thurs-Fri

 

Test kit with pre book delivery

Weds after 12:20

Post out by 4pm using pre paid special delivery envelope

 

Thurs

Fri-Sat

Sat 18:30/21:30

Test kit with same day courier

Weds evening or Thurs morning

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at Thurs 10am

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day  (Thurs)

Fri-Sat

Sun 12:20

Test kit with same day courier

Thurs after 12:20

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 1pm

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day  (Thurs)

Fri-Sat

Sun 18:30/21:30

Test kit with same day courier

Thurs evening or Friday morning

Elite Test Kit: same day courier needed, to pick up at 10am

Yes, taxi cost to London

Same Day  (Fri)

Fri-Sun

Due to the tight 72 hour turnaround, we recommend students come to London and do the test at the doctor’s clinic. Costs for this are below:

 

One5Health: https://www.one5.health/private-covid-19-test £280 open Monday to Sat (midday), with 24 hour turnaround. They offer Sunday appointments only if there is enough student sign up

 

Another clinic that claims they can provide the documentation with 24 hours:

https://www.haleclinic.com/pcr-test-for-travel (with Sunday booking)

Contact us

Please speak to us if you want a more personalised testing and travel planning for your Hong Kong, Macau or Chinese students

Further information

For the most up to date guidelines on travelling to Hong Kong, please check: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/high-risk-places.html and https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice