Day 2 Day 8 Testing

Sample of our UKAS certificate

What is Day 2 Day 8 testing?

From Monday 15th February all travellers entering England are required to take two Covid-19 PCR tests during their 10-day quarantine period. People travelling from a red list country will be required to self-isolate in a government designated hotel, whereas travellers from non-red list countries can choose whether to self-isolate at home or in a hotel. The first test must be performed on or before day 2 of the self-isolation period and the second test must be taken on or after day 8.
Our provider is UKAS accredited and listed as the official provider for Day 2 Day 8 testing

PCR Swap Test

All test will be done as swap method. instructions will be included in the package

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 would be using this test?

All incoming travellers need to take the Day 2 Day 8 test. It is compulsory and you must provide the reference number on your passenger form.

Turnaround time

90% of our results are ready in 36 hours from the time you did your test at home. We guaranteed a 48 hours turnaround time (from the results arriving at the lab)

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 . Once we receive your order, we will give you the reference number to complete on the Passenger locator form. The kit will be sent out and should be received by the school/quarantine location.

Sending back the results

You need to do the test on on or after Day 2, and one or after Day 8. (Day 0 is your arrival day, and Day 1 is the day after your arrival). You are free to do the test anytime during the day. You then use our pre-paid postage to send back the kit via the post office priority post box.

Getting the results

Once we have processed your test, you will receive the results by email. If your test is negative, you are allowed to leave and end your quarantine.  If your test is positive, you need to self-isolate for a further 10 days at the quarantine address.

Contact us

Are we accredited?

We are the Boarding school association accredited COVID-19 supplier and you can find our listing here: