Private Same Day Covid-19 RT-PCR Tests in London
A reassuring, safe and reliable service giving you absolute peace of mind whether you are travelling internationally, doing a Test to Release or going back into the office.
Private RT-PCR Covid Testing Options
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At One5 Health we offer same day bookings for private Covid-19 Coronavirus testing from our Central London clinic locations or from the comfort of your own home. We provide a range of Covid-19 RT-PCR antigen swab testing whether you need it as a fit to fly test, Test to Release or for general testing.
If you are travelling abroad in the near future and you need a TRAVEL COVID RT-PCR TEST CERTIFICATE then you must have the Covid-19 RT-PCR swab test done either in clinic or at home self test with a brief video call in order for us to check your identification and issue this certificate to you.
We will work closely with you to organise the timing of your test according to your flight schedule and the specific Covid-19 immigration rules for the country you are travelling to.
To see our list of Covid-19 testing options please scroll down.
Covid Testing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How much does a Covid-19 test cost?
We are pleased to have the widest range and best priced Covid-19 tests of any London clinic. Please visit the booking page for a full list of tests, prices and availability. Some of our most popular tests are:
How do I book a Covid-19 test?
All tests are booked online here. Simply select the covid-19 test that you require and then pick a clinic location, time and date. Once you have booked you will receive an email confirmation of your appointment.
Where can I get a Covid-19 test?
Can I change or cancel my test?
Results & Certificates
When will I get my results?
Different tests have different turnaround times. These are explained at the time that you book your Covid-19 test. You will receive your results and doctor's certificate by email within the specified timeframe.
What information is in my results certificate?
Date of Birth
Passport / ID (if provided)
The test type. For PCR this will be: SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) RT-PCR Test
The date and time that the swab sample was collected
The result and date
Guidance from a doctor advising on your suitability to travel, based on the result of this test.
Doctor's signature and GMC number
One5 Health contract details and logo
Date of Birth
Passport / ID (if provided)
Test type & methodology
Sample collected date
Details of the laboratory
Are results affected by weekends?
No, you will still get your results in exacly the same timeframe, regardless of which day of the week you have your test. Our laboratories and support team operate 7 days per week.
Can I have my passport number on my results certificate?
Yes. Many countries require your passport number to be present on your test results certificate. We will request a copy of your passport prior to doing the test.
Can I get my certificate signed by a doctor?
Can I get a certificate without a test?
No. We are only able to issue doctor's certificates for tests which have been booked with One5 Health. We will not be able to provide a certificate for a test that is done through the NHS or any other private provider.
Covid Test Details & Timings
How will my test be taken?
I need a negative test for my flight. When should I take the test?
I need a Covid test for travelling. What test should I get?
Can I have a test if I have Covid-19 symptoms?
If you are experiecing any symptoms that you feel might be covid-19 then you can book an at home test. There are multiple delviery options for at-home self tests. Please see the at home covid testing page of the website.
What type of PCR tests do you offer?
What's the difference between an PCR swab, antigen and antibody test?
What is the Covid-19 policy for my particular country or airline?
Different countires and airlines have different policies and they are changing frequently. To ensure that you have the most up to date information, please contact your airline or review the latest government's travel advice.
What type of antigen test do you offer?
Can my child have a COVID-19 test?
Do your tests detect the new UK variants of Covid-19?
Yes, all our test partners have confirmed that their sensitivity and specificity is unchanged with regards to the new Covid-19 strain in the UK. They will not however differentiate between whether you have the "pre-existing" or novel strain.
Do you do postal tests?
We offer an at-home testing service. Please see the Home Covid Testing page of our website. There are three different delviery options but we recomend rely on our courier service rather than Royal Mail to ensure postal kits are received back in the laboratory as quickly as possible.
What covid test do I need for a Fit to Fly Certificate?
The covid test required for travel is almost always the Covid RT-PCR swab test. This test must be negative in order for you to travel safely. There are very few countries that will require an antibody test in addition to the RT-PCR test. There are no countries or airlines that just require a covid antibody test. Some countries have started to allow rapid antigen tests but you will need to double check exact entry requirements on the UK government website.
Test To Release
What is the Test to Release scheme?
Can I get a test to reduce my quarantine when returning to the UK?
One5 Health is an official provider for the government's Test to Release programme. If you wish to shorten the amount of time you need to self isolate then please visit our Test to Release page for details.