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How does Test-to-Release work?
If you are not vaccinated and you arrive in England from non-red list country, you might be able to end your 10-day quarantine early using the Test-to-Release scheme. Find out how it works on GOV.UK.
- You cannot use the scheme if you are returning from a travel ban red list country.
- Buy and take a Day 2 and Day 8 travel test package.
- You ALSO test on Day 5 – this is the test we provide.
- If your Day 5 result is negative, you can end quarantine early.
Rules change regularly, so be sure to check GOV.UK.
Before you travel: Check regulations and order tests
Arrive in England
Arrive in England and begin quarantine. Your Day 2 and 8 test kits should have arrived at your destination, ready for you to use.
Order your Test-to-Release kit here if you are unvaccinated and are returning from a non-red list country. Ensure you use your order number on your Passenger Locator Form.
You can still order a MyHealthChecked Test-to-Release kit.
Take your Day 2 Travel Test on day 2
Test-to-Release kit dispatched
Your Test-to-Release kit will be dispatched today, ready for you to receive on your Day 5. Continue to quarantine.
Take your test
Your Test-to-Release kit will arrive today.
Watch the how-to-test video before you get started – then take your test. Post it back using a Royal Mail Priority Postbox the same day, by midday, and continue to quarantine.
IMPORTANT: You MUST activate your kit before you return it, and take note of the barcode and tracking number.
Wait for results
We will process your sample within 24-36 hours, and share the result by email as soon as it is ready.
You must continue to quarantine until you get your results.
If your result is negative, you may end your period of quarantine.
Even if your Test-to-Release result test is negative, you will still need to take a Day 8 Travel Test and return it to our lab for processing.
Trusted results you can rely on.
Free next day UK delivery with Royal Mail tracked 24 prepaid returns.
Results within 24-36 hours of receipt at our laboratory
10,000's customers safely tested in 2021
Guidelines change regularly – so please contact us, we’re here to help.