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Three easy steps to your results

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1. Fill out your details

Fill in our testing form, select your preferred location of testing and submit your form to us.

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2. Confirmation of time and date

One of our Clinicians will call you to confirm a location, time and date of your test.

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3. Get tested and receive results

Go to your chosen clinic to have your PCR swab test and receive your results within 48-72 hours via email.

About COVID-19 PCR Swabs and Fit to Fly Tests

Whether you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or require a Fit to Fly certificate to travel, you can now test for COVID-19 in our private consulting rooms for £150. Our swab test is Public Health England approved and we have teamed up with a UKAS accredited laboratory for thorough test analysis. Results are 99% accurate.

Your testing experience with Express Pharmacy will be hassle-free from start to finish. Simply fill out the booking request form to get started. From here, one of our clinicians will contact you to arrange an appointment. At the appointment, our clinician will take a throat and nose swab in a private consulting room. The test will then immediately get sent off to our laboratory, allowing you to receive your results via email within 48-72 hours.

If your COVID-19 PCR test result is positive, you must cancel travel plans and isolate with your household. You can find the latest guidelines here. If the test is negative, we will issue you with a free Fit to Fly certificate. Please note that all airlines have different rules and regulations; check these thoroughly before jetting off.

COVID-19 PCR Swab Testing for £150

  • Fit to Fly certificate (upon request and if required)
  • COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) PCR swab test
  • Public Health England approved
  • Aftercare guidance and support
  • Results via email within 48-72 hours
  • PPE provided if you don’t have mask or gloves
  • Multiple test and family discounts available

How much does the fit to fly covid test cost?

We charge £150 per person for a PCR Swab test and Fit to Fly certification from our clinician. Multiple test discounts and family discounts are available.

What does the COVID-19 PCR swab test involve?

We conduct all tests at our clinics to ensure the test is administered correctly and that you receive your results as quickly as possible.

  1. A simple throat and nose swab is taken under the direct supervision of our clinicians in our private consulting rooms.
  2. Your test is collected by our London-based partner laboratory and processed on the same-day.
  3. You will receive your results within 48-72 hours via email. The PCR Covid-19 Swab test will quickly determine whether or not you have an ACTIVE case of Covid-19.

You will receive your test results via email within 48-72 hours. Aftercare support and guidance on interpreting your result is available should you require it.

In the highly unlikely event that your test results are not received within 72 hours and provided that your follow all the guidelines and precautions provided to you, you will be issued a refund for your test fee. We are not liable for any other associated costs should your results be delayed.

How do I take my sample?

After filling out the booking request form, you will be contacted immediately to book an appointment at one of our clinics in London. Same-day appointments are available. Our clinics all have private consultation rooms where a clinician will supervise your test. The sample requires you take a swab from your throat and nose. Full instructions will be explained to you by your clinician.

Can you post me a test if I don’t live in London?

Currently we do not offer a postal testing service for Covid-19. Our clinicians supervise all tests to ensure that they are correctly administered. This is important in ensuring that you receive the right result. Failure to take the swab test in the correct manner, or to take the swab on behalf of someone else is a breach of our internal controls. We may introduce a postal service in the future.

Is this COVID-19 test legitimate?

  • Our Covid-19 (SARS-CoV-2) PCR swab test is Public Health England approved
  • We have partnered with a leading London-based UKAS accredited Laboratory for test analysis

How accurate is the test?

Our test is up to 99% accurate. The test is Public Health England approved.

What are current COVID-19 regulations?

The current guidelines and regulations concerning Covid-19 in the UK can be found on the Government website. Please note that the Coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing and as such regulations and guidelines may change from time to time.

What should I do if my Covid-19 test is positive?

If your Covid-19 PCR test result is positive, please consult the most recent national guidelines. The latest NHS information and advice on Covid-19 is also available on the NHS website You and your household will need to isolate and cancel your travel.

If you test positive and have the following symptoms, you MUST follow the guidance on self-isolation immediately and follow the guidance on households with possible or confirmed coronavirus cases.

Symptoms include:

  • A high temperature
  • A new, continuous cough
  • A loss of, or change to, your sense of taste or smell

Please note, You may be fined if you do not stay at home and self-isolate after a positive test result for COVID-19 or if you are told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace.

What should I do if my Covid-19 test is negative?

A negative PCR test means that you were not infected with COVID-19 when you took the test. If you do not have symptoms, you may continue to go about as normal, taking into account the current social distancing measures.

Certain airlines and countries will only allow you to travel if you have a negative PCR test result. We can issue you with a certificate that proves that you are Fit to Fly at no additional cost.

Can I travel abroad if my test is negative?

Currently, the following countries REQUIRE proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR swab test:

  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • South Africa
  • Jersey
  • Antigua
  • Barbados

Covid-19 entry measures could change at short notice in these countries. If you are travelling to these countries, please check the country-specific information on entry. You can find this information on the Foreign Office website.

My airline has requested a fit to fly certificate or negative Covid-19 swab test within a specific time-frame of departure. Can you do this for me? We would advise you take your test as early as possible, and within the time window required by your airline. Please check the guidelines issued by your airline and country of travel and allow yourself the maximum amount of time to get your results.

What locations can I get my test?

Baron's Pharmacy
3 Margravine Gardens, Hammersmith, London, W6 8RL
020 8748 6330

Bhogal Pharmacy
48 Vicarage Farm Road, Heston, Middlesex, TW5 0AB
020 8570 1796

Parmay Pharmacy
160 North End Road, Fulham, London, W14 9QR
0208 381 4376

Jasins Dispensing Chemist
18 St Johns Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 6NW
0208 560 5819

Midhurst Pharmacy
92 Elthorne Park Road, Hanwell, London, W7 2J
020 8567 1711

Richard Adams Pharmacy
1 The Broadway, Market Place, Chalfont St. Peter, Gerrards Cross SL9 9DX
01753 882 700

Harman and Daman Bhamra
“As frontline healthcare workers with over 30 years of experience in pharmacy, we know the value and strength of our local community and remain committed to providing essential services in the fight against COVID.”
Harman & Daman Bhamra Shareholders

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