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Same Day PCR Fit To Fly Test

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A COVID-19 travel test suitable for flights leaving the UK where a PCR test is required within a 96, 72, 48 or 24 hour time window. Receive your results on the same day.

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Results delivered as fast as 23:59 the same day

99% of test results delivered on time

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Same Day PCR Fit To Fly
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Visit one of our testing centres in London, Watford, Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol, Woking, or Manchester and get your sample taken by a healthcare professional.

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Your sample is analysed and you'll receive your test results by email and text as quickly as same day if you choose a same day turnaround service.

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Your PCR Fit To Fly Result Certificate

You'll receive your Doctor-signed test result certificate including your PCR Fit to Fly status. Valid to enter all international destinations. We also include all additional lab accreditation documents required for strict destinations like Hong Kong, China & Japan in the secure email you receive.

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Dr. Jeremy Harris
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PCR Fit To Fly Test

results delivered from 23:59 the same day. All test results are analysed 7 days a week.

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What does the UK's "Traffic Light System" for travel mean and what do I have to do?

As overseas travel can take place from 17 May, the government has devised a traffic light system which classifies international travel destinations based on Covid-19 risks. Countries may be red, amber, or green. Each colour corresponds to specific rules when returning to the UK.


What do the three colours of the UK’s ‘Traffic Light System’ for travel mean?

  • Red: You must pay for a 10-day stay in a managed quarantine hotel, as well as a pre-departure test and two PCR tests upon return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8).
  • Amber: You will need to quarantine for 10 days, as well as taking a pre-departure test, and two PCR tests on return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8). Optionally you can take a test on Day 5 (Test to Release) to leave quarantine early.
  • Green: You will not need to quarantine on return, but you must take a pre-departure test, and a PCR test on return to the UK on Day 2.


How will the government decide which countries go on the green, amber or red lists?

Countries are assigned to the three lists, based on a range of Covid-19 health metrics, which include figures on population vaccination, infection rates and prevalence of variants. The different traffic light colours indicate the risk in each destination and the associated tests and quarantine periods required. Lists are reassessed every three weeks, to account for changes in each country’s COVID-19 situation.

Before you travel to England you must
On arrival in England you must
Red List
  • Complete a passenger locator form
  • Take a COVID-19 test
  • Book a quarantine hotel package (including 2 COVID-19 tests)
  • Quarantine in a managed hotel, including 2 COVID-19 tests
Amber Plus List
  • Complete a passenger locator form
  • Take a COVID-19 test
  • Book Day 2 and Day 8 COVID-19 travel tests (to be taken after arrival in England)
  • Quarantine at home/place you are staying for 10 days
  • Take a COVID-19 test on/before Day 2 and on/after Day 8
  • You may be able to end quarantine early through ‘Test to Release’
Amber List
  • Complete a passenger locator form
  • Take a COVID-19 test
  • Book Day 2 and Day 8 COVID-19 travel tests (to be taken after arrival in England)
  • Please note that individuals vaccinated in the UK, EU, or USA are exempt from quarantine but must still take a pre-departure test and Day 2 PCR test on return to the UK.
  • Quarantine at home/place you are staying for 10 days
  • Take a COVID-19 test on/before Day 2 and on/after Day 8
  • You may be able to end quarantine early through ‘Test to Release’
Green List
  • Complete a passenger locator form
  • Take a COVID-19 test
  • Book a Day 2 COVID-19 test
  • Take a COVID-19 test on/before Day 2 after you arrive
  • You do not need to quarantine unless the test result is positive.

What does the test do and how accurate is it?

A PCR test is a nucleic acid test that looks for the genetic code (RNA) of the virus. It will not confirm whether you have had it and have developed an immune response - there are other tests available for that (see our antibody test). It is the gold standard of testing and is 99.9% accurate.

How is the test taken?

A throat and nose swab sample is taken by one of our healthcare professionals at one of our clinics in London, Watford, Manchester and Newcastle.

Where can I get a test?

You can book a PCR test online for any of our clinics in London, Watford, Manchester and Newcastle. At each clinic we have healthcare professionals who administer your tests.

Is your PCR test accepted worldwide?

Yes, it’s accepted by all international destinations. Our real time PCR (RT-PCR) method is fully certified and accredited by Public Health England. This test is trusted by airlines and embassies.

Does a PCR Fit to Fly test include a Fit to Fly Certificate?

A PCR Fit to Fly test includes your Fit to Fly status. This is the best test to take if you are travelling. We do not issue test result certificates with fit to fly status if you test positive for COVID-19.

How soon before my flight should I be tested?

Time windows are normally given by your airline or the country you are flying to. For example, an antigen test is usually required within a 48 hour time window meaning that your swab needs to be taken within 48 hours of your flight. We recommend you check your specific destination requirements here.

How quickly can I get results back?

As fast as 23:59 the same day you take your PCR test if you choose a Same Day turnaround time. We also offer results by 18:00 the next day after your test and 2 days after your test by 18:00. All test samples are analysed 7 days a week and you’ll get your results as soon as they’re released.

How do I receive my results and what information is shown on the certificate?

Your test results will be sent to you securely by text and email including a PDF you can download. Your certificate will show your full name, date of birth, passport number, date and time of test, and issue date. It will also be signed by our Medical Director, Dr. Jeremy Harris GMC: 3076541.

What are the possible results of my PCR Fit to Fly test?

Negative: You do not have any evidence of an active COVID-19 infection.

Positive: The virus that causes COVID-19 has been detected on your swab. You will need to self-isolate for 10 days in accordance with government guidance.

Unclear: On rare occasions, it might not be possible to say if you had the virus when your test was done. In the event of this happening, you’ll need to come in again for a retest. We offer all retests free of charge.

Are you recognised by the UK Government and are you accredited?

We’re a leading UK government recognised provider of all private COVID-19 tests. Our tests are analysed at UKAS accredited labs that comply to ISO15189 and ISO17025 standards.

Do I get certification documents with my Test Result Certificate?

The Certificate of Accreditation of the lab and other approval documents, as well as the clinical validation data for the test itself are provided to you with your test result certificate in the email you receive. These comply with the necessary requirements for international travel even to very strict destinations like Hong Kong, China, South Korea & Japan.

Why should I have my test with Corona Test Centre?

We are the UK’s most trusted coronavirus testing facility with more 5-star reviews than any other provider. 99% of test results are delivered on time for passengers wishing to travel.


We have facilities across the UK and offer 1,000s of appointments everyday, including Sundays. Our UK based call centre is open 7 days a week and our laboratory tests 7 days a week to ensure you get your results on time.


If you would like to see what some of the 100,000+ people we have tested have said about their experience, please click here.

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