MANDATORY TESTING FOR DAY 2 OF ARRIVAL TO UK

From 9 Jan 2022, fully vaccinated people arriving to the UK can purchase Lateral Flow (Antigen) Tests for their Day 2 Mandatory Covid Test, instead of the PCR test. This is for people who will arrive in the UK after 04:00 on  9/01/2022

People not vaccinated will still require  Day 2 and 8 PCR and 10 days isolation.

Please ensure you chose the correct test. We are unable to provide refunds for people that purchase incorrect tests  once tests have been dispatched.

Government Regulations are here:

Travel to England from another country during coronavirus (COVID-19) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Steps to follow for LFT Day 2 Mandatory Test

  1. Purchase your test here and complete the data we request at time of booking. This must be one person at a time so that the required passenger locator number is issued to each person
  2. We will send you an email immediately after purchase with your unique Passenger Locator Reference which will begin ACSAJ and have seven numbers after this prefix (check junk box if doesn’t arrive to inbox)
  3. Your kit will be posted out to your shipping address by Royal Mail Track 24  (24-48 hour delivery time after dispatch) Mon – Fri dispatched same day if ordered before 1pm sent next day if ordered after 1pm – Weekend orders sent out Monday so please make sure you order in advance to avoid delay
  4. ROYAL MAIL NOTICE – **Because of the continued effects of Coronavirus on our people and ways of working – we’ll deliver as soon as possible** there are sometimes delays with delivery due to staff shortages of courier drivers and staff at sorting offices due to the effects of Covid so please order as much in advance as possible or chose DPD option for detailed tracked service
  5. Your kit will be posted through your letterbox if you are not home
  6. It is your responsibility to provide us correct shipping address and also arrange receipt of parcel from courier and re delivery if required by contacting the courier directly if you miss the delivery on the first occasion. If you are not home we will ask the courier to post the kit through your letterbox
  7. You must carefully read and follow the information and instructions provided in the kit
  8. You will carry out the test at home and log on to the weblink given in the instructions of your kit to scan your QR code and submit a photo of your completed test result – all instructions are in your kit
  9. Here is a video clip to show you how to take your test Flowflex SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test (Self-testing) – YouTube  
  10. Your certificate will be issued the within 24 hours of submitting the result,  you will also be able to identify the result from the test cassette
  11. If you test Positive you must immediately isolate and follow GOV UK advice Guidance for contacts of people with confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection who do not live with the person – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
  12. We will send your result data directly to the Government
  13. PLEASE NOTE IF YOU HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS ENDING .pl they often bounce back which may prevent your passenger locator arriving so advisable to use a different email address
  14. If you have made a mistake on your booking form you do not need to request an amendment just ensure your passenger locator form (Gov.uk) has correct details if shipping address or email needs amendment then only that correction to hello@covidsmart.co.uk

Please note Fully Vaccinated means

Vaccinated in the UK, or UK vaccine programme overseas for 14 days before arrival with the Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna or Janssen vaccines (or formulations of the vaccines in the relevent countries such as AstraZeneca Covishielf) in the EU, Andorra, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City State, the US, Australia, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Dominica, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan or the UAE