UK Government's Mandatory Covid-19 UK Arrival Tests

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  • Pre-Return Remote Lateral Flow test kit
  • Day 2 PCR test kits
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Mandatory Covid-19 Tests for Arriving in the UK

From 4am on 11 February all testing requirements have been removed for fully vaccinated UK arrivals. Arrivals who are not recognised as fully vaccinated will only need to take a pre-return Lateral Flow test and a PCR test on or before day 2 after they arrive in the UK.

Please ensure you are following the UK Government's guidelines.

Mandatory Arrival Tests

Pre-Return Remote Lateral Flow Test

This lateral flow test is suitable to unvaccinated travellers returning to the UK from abroad.

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Day 2 PCR Test

This PCR test is suitable for unvaccinated travellers arriving in the UK.

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How Does Testing with Project Screen Work?

Order your mandatory arrival test(s) before travelling to the UK and receive the test kit(s) via DPD

Test on day 2 or day 2 & 8 and post PCR samples to our laboratory using the prepaid envelope

PCR results will be provided online within 24 hours of receiving your sample at our laboratory.

Pre-Return Remote Lateral Flow Test

Pack your Lateral Flow Test Kit in your suitcase to test yourself abroad before returning to the UK.

  • Suitable for unvaccinated travellers
  • Sent via DPD, Monday-Sunday
  • Easy-to-use, self-contained at home test kit
  • No laboratory required, online results within 20 minutes
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Day 2 PCR Test

At-home Covid-19 test kit suitable for unvaccinated travellers arrivng in the UK from abroad.

  • Complete at home test kit
  • Easy-to-follow instructions
  • Includes free Royal Mail Tracked 24 return mailer
  • Results within 24 hours after receipt at UK based laboratory
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Which countries are included in the UK Government's list of eligible vaccination countries?

Click here to see the latest approved COVID-19 vaccines and countries with approved COVID-19 proof of vaccination.

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What are the requirements for arriving in the UK?

From 4am on 11 February all testing requirements have been removed for fully vaccinated UK arrivals. Travellers who are not recognised as fully vaccinated will only need to take a PCR test on or before day 2 after they arrive in the UK.

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What do I do if I am travelling from a red list country?

If you have been in or through any of the countries listed on the UK Government's red list in the previous 10 days, you will be refused entry to the UK. If you are a British or Irish national, or you have residency rights in the UK, you will be able to enter. You must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days. You cannot use our Arrival bundles or Test to Release testing services.

For more information, please visit the UK Government's website.

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How do I access my booking reference number?

After placing your order, you will find the reference number for your test(s) on the 'Order Confirmation' screen of our app. You will also receive an 'Order Confirmation' email that includes your tests reference number. If you are at all unsure or can't see your booking reference number, you can speak to our team, by emailing care@projectscreen.co.uk.

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How long does it take to receive the results?

For PCR results, within 24 hours of us receiving your swab at our UK-based laboratory, your sample will be analysed, and your results will be delivered securely online. You will be notified by email when your results are ready.

For Lateral Flow Antigen results, within 20 minutes of processing your sample your results will be available on your device and photo verification within 12 hours. You will be notified by email when your results are ready.

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What happens if my result is positive?

If you get a positive result from your day 2 test, you must quarantine for 10 days beginning the day after the test was taken (this means until day 13). Your household will also need to quarantine until day 13.

You need to take a COVID-19 test on day 8, unless you got a positive result from your day 2 test.

If you get a positive test result from your day 8 test you will need to quarantine until day 19. Your household will also need to quarantine until day 19.

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