Day 2 & 8 Testing and Day 2 Testing for International Arrivals
This test is required by the UK Government if you are arriving in the UK from overseas. It is a mandatory requirement for everyone arriving in the UK (unless you are specifically exempt):
- If you are coming back from an amber-listed country : take a Covid-19 PCR test on or before Day 2 (day 0,1 or day 2 the latest ) of your self-isolation period, followed by another test on or after Day 8 (day 8, 9 or 10 at the latest). The day of your arrival is considered day 0.
- Test to release – on Day 5, after return to UK from a amber listed country to reduce your 10 day quarantine. On receiving a negative result, you will be able to leave self-isolation early.
- If you are returning from a green-listed country : you can take advantage of a Day 2 Only test. This is performed on day 0, day 1 or day 2 at the latest ) . The day of your arrival is considered day 0.