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Fit to Fly Test | Leicester
A fit to fly certificate is a medical certificate signed by an NHS trained UK General Medical Council (GMC) doctor. The certificate will show that you have tested Negative for Covid-19 having taken an RT-PCR Test and are fit to fly.
D&A Screening offers a private Covid-19 RT-PCR test complete with a signed fit to fly certificate. Book an appointment and take a simple swab test at your chosen clinic. If you tested negative for Covid-19, we can provide you with a certified Covid-19 fit to fly medical certificate signed by a UK General Medical Council (GMC) doctor. To book your fit to fly Covid test, Click here.
Our Covid-19 swab tests are fully certified and accredited by UKAS and PHE, ensuring your test results will be accepted by your airline and embassy. The RT-PCR antigen swab test is the only test which is universally accepted by all airlines.
Pre-Departure Testing | Leicester
You are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure*.
You must take your test within 72 hours prior to departure* An example, if you’re travelling to Spain on Thursday, you must take your test on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before departure.
If you fail to show evidence of a negative Covid-19 test result, you may be refused entry by either UK or Foreign border authorities. Please see the government website for more information.
Travel Test Package
(Day 2 and 8 Testing) | Leicester
It’s mandatory to perform two Covid-19 tests after upon returning to the UK from international travel. You’re required to perform a test on or before day 2 for variant surveillance and another test on or after day 8 of your quarantine to check you do not have coronavirus.
D&A screening have now launched our Travel Testing Package. Follow the link to book your day 2 & day 8 test now
Test to Release | Leicester
If you arrive in England from somewhere outside the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man it is mandatory to quarantine for 10 days on arrival. Under the Test to Release scheme you can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test with a provider like D&A Screening. If the result is negative, you can end your self-isolation period. Please note that you cannot take a test until you have been in England for 5 full days.
You can book in your test with us here, working with UKAS and ISO approved laboratories we are able to provide Test to Release Certificates.
No, Test to Release is voluntary. If you choose not to take part in the Test to Releaser scheme you must self isolate for 10 days upon return from a country not on the travel corridor list.
Leicester Covid Test FAQs
Order your Covid test online, collect your test, and drop off your sample at our Leicester Covid test centre.
East Midlands Airport is a 20 mile drive from our Leicester Covid test centre. You can use the M1 to bypass Leicester City Centre and arrive in 36 minutes.
For anyone living in Loughborough, Corby or Kettering, Leicester Evington Valley Test Hub is accessible by car. If you’d prefer not to drive, you can get a Covid-19 test no matter where you live in the UK using our Priority Courier service.
Medicspot offers a private Covid-19 PCR test complete with a signed fit to fly certificate. You can pick up a PCR test from your local Leicester Covid test centre. Your test kit will include a simple swab test for you to perform at home. If you test negative for Covid-19, we can provide you with a certified fit to fly certificate signed by a certified doctor.
D&A Screening offer Test to Release tests which allow travellers arriving from an amber list country to shorten their quarantine period from day 5 of their arrival in UK. Simply order a test from your nearest Leicester hub to be collected on day 5 of your arrival in the UK. Drop off your sample at one of our Leicester test hubs by 2pm to get your result the next day.
All UK arrivals from countries on the amber list require mandatory Covid testing on day 2 and day 8 of their arrival. Get your Day 2 and 8 tests delivered to your home in Leicester with Medicspot. Once you’ve taken the tests, use a pre-paid returns label to send your sample to our lab via a Royal Mail Priority Postbox. You will receive your result within 24 hours of our lab receiving your sample.
Find your Local PCR Test Near You in Leicester
Flexible, convenient, and fast Covid-19 testing. Find your nearest Test Centre in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Private Covid Test Centres
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