Testing for people who have symptoms OR have been a close contact of a positive case
It is important that if you have symptoms of Covid-19 or are a close contact of someone who has tested positive you self-isolate for 10 days and book a PCR test here (external link).
NHS Home Testing Kits are suitable for under 5's who do not have COVID-19 symptoms.
If your child has symptoms please request a PCR test (external link).
After your test
You should get an email with your result within four hours of your test. If you do not provide an email address when making your booking, one of our team will telephone you with your result using the numbers provided.
You can also use our online results checker to view your result using your Booking ID and Barcode.
Covid-19 testing for travel purposes
If you need a Covid-19 test for travel purposes you will need to book a private test, more information can be found on GOV.UK (external link)