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£39.99
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Frequently Asked
Questions

What test do i require for UK Departure?

The test required will depend on your country of travel and whether you are Fully Vaccinated or Not:

Please check the below link for the latest information on the COVID-19 travel requirements

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

What happens if I do not take the test?

You must provide a Negative result at check-in, or you will be denied boarding.

What do I need to do before I travel to UK?

  • If you have not visited or passed through a country on the red list in the 10 days before returning to UK, then;For Not Fully Vaccinated travellers –
    • Mandatory PCR or Antigen Test before departure
    • Mandatory Day 2 & Day 8 Tests
    • Complete a passenger locator form
    • Optional Day 5 Test to Release to end quarantine early

    For Fully Vaccinated travellers

I'm Fully Vaccinated and returning to the UK, Which Test do I need?

You must perform a Covid-19 test on or before day 2 only with no requirement to quarantine

My child under is under the age of 18 and returning to the UK, Which Test is required?

Children aged 5 to 17 who are ordinarily resident in the UK:

  • must take a COVID-19 travel test on or before day 2
  • do not have to quarantine

My child under is under the age of 18 and returning to the UK, Which Test is required?

You must perform;

  • Mandatory PCR or Antigen Test before departure
  • Mandatory Day 2 & Day 8 Tests
  • Optional Day 5 Test to Release to end quarantine early

When can I take my day 2 and 8 tests?

You can take your day 2 test any time on or before day 2 following your arrival in UK. You can take your day 8 test on or after day 8.

What happens if I do not take the tests?

You may face a penalty of up to £2,000.

When can I leave quarantine?

When you arrive in UK you must go directly to your quarantine location and not leave until 10 days have passed. You can only leave quarantine once you have both received a negative day 8 test result and passed the 10-day quarantine period.

You can leave quarantine early if you receive a negative test result on or after day 5 through the Test to Release programme.

Important Note:

Even if you test negative through Test to Release and finish your quarantine early, you still need to take your day 8 test.

Can I leave quarantine early if my day 8 test is negative?

No, even if your day 8 test is negative, you must stay in quarantine until day 10.

Can I leave quarantine after day 10 if I have not received my day 8 results?

No, you must receive a negative day 8 test and complete your 10-day quarantine before leaving self-isolation.

What is the Test to Release scheme?

With this scheme travellers will be able to end their quarantine period early with a Covid-19 Test to Release. The test is to be carried out from 5 days after arriving in UK. The self-isolation period will only be shortened for negative test results.

Is the Test to Release scheme mandatory?

No, Test to Release is voluntary.

Can I still use Test to Release to leave quarantine early?

Yes, you can still leave quarantine early if you receive a negative test result on or after day 5 through the Test to Release programme.

Even if you test negative through Test to Release and finish your quarantine early, you still need to take your day 8 test.

Do I still need to take my day 8 test if I test negative for COVID-19 with Test to Release?

Yes, even if you test negative through Test to Release and finish your quarantine early, you still need to take your day 8 test.

Can I leave my quarantine location to collect or conduct my COVID-19 test?

Yes, you are permitted to leave your quarantine location to collect or conduct your COVID-19 test, but you are required to return to your quarantine location as soon as this is complete.

Please see the government website for the latest information.

Optimized Body & Mind will not be liable for losses incurred as a result or unclear, inconclusive test or delays due to laboratories or post.