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MANDATORY TESTING FOR DAY 2 OF ARRIVAL TO UK

PLEASE NOTE LAST DAY FOR KITS TO BE DISPATCHED IS 22 DECEMBER 2021 – WE WILL START TO SEND OUT POSTAL KITS AGAIN ON 28 DECEMBER 2021 AND NONE WILL BE SENT OUT ON BANK HOLIDAYS – THERE IS DELAY WITH DELIVERY OF KITS BY ROYAL MAIL AND COURIERS  given the status of the current pandemic SO WE SUGGEST YOU ARRANGE IN CLINIC TESTS DURING THE CHRISTMAS  AND NEW YEAR PERIOD FOR URGENT RESULTS

30/11/21 – New rules apply for Day 2 tests they are now to be RT-PCR tests for fully vaccinated people and not lateral flow tests for all people arriving to the UK.

You can take the test as soon as you land as long as the test is taken by Day 2 of arrival. You will need to isolate until you get a negative result – WE HAVE SAME DAY RESULT IF YOU DROP OFF SAMPLE TO THE ADDRESSES BELOW BY 12 NOON MONDAY – FRIDAY -(at other times use the pre paid Royal mail pack included in kit to send back the sample which will not be same day)

We have 2 drop off places in London that if you drop your sample by 12 noon  Monday to Friday you will receive the results the same day up to midnight

Kits are couriered to your shipping address for you to carry out your sample at home. You then drop it off to one of the locations here below and hand to the receptionist area (open Monday to Friday 08:30am -5.30pm )

Use pre paid postal service outside of these time which will be 1-2 day turnaround time depending on Royal Mail track 24

Covid Smart Level 1, One Mayfair Place, Devonshire House, London, W1J 8AJ 
Covid Smart Level 18 40 Bank Street Canary Wharf E14 5NR
Christmas opening times for drop off

Friday 24 December 2021 Closed

Monday 27 December 2021 Closed

Tuesday 28 December 2021 Closed

Wednesday 29 December 2021 Open

Thursday 30 December 2021 Open

Friday 31 December 2021 Closed

Monday 3 January 2022 Closed

Tuesday 4 January 2022 Resume as normal

***When drop off is closed you must use Pre Paid Royal Mail priority post box system results will not be same day and will be reliant on Royal Mail delivery schedule  but will be tested as soon as samples received by lab and emailed within 24 hours of receipt ******
You will receive a passenger locator reference automatically by email when you purchase this test for your Gov UK passenger locator form

When you order your test kit it will be sent via courier the same day for next day delivery if ordered before 12noon Monday – Thursday. Test kit  ordered after 12 noon will be sent out the following day.  Test kits ordered on a Friday before 12 noon will be sent out Friday to arrive on Monday and orders placed over the weekend will arrive on Tuesday.

YOU MUST REGISTER YOUR KIT ON THE LAB LINK PROVDIED IN YOUR KIT

IF YOU DO NOT REGISTER YOUR KIT WITH THE LAB YOU WILL NOT GET YOUR RESULTS PLEASE ENSURE YOU FOLLOW THE LAB PORTAL LINK THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT

If you do not wish to drop off your sample at one of the locations above you can also post it to the lab using pre paid package and all instructions in your kits

Only send IN A PRIORTY Post box which should reach the lab in 24 hours  http://www.royalmail.com/priority-postboxes

Your result will be sent via email to you

You must carefully read and follow the information and instructions provided in the kit to carry out your sample and register it on the lab portal and return it to the lab. You must keep a record of the the bar code and postal tracking numbers to be able to trace your sample

If you arrive to the UK  and are not fully vaccinated  you will have to take day 2 and day 8 PCR tests, and isolate as per the current process from non-vaccinated arrivals. Test to release will remain an option on Day 5 to reduce the 10 day isoaltion time.

PLEASE NOTE ONCE KITS ARE ORDERED AND DISPATCHED, THEY ARE NOT REFUNDABLE. YOU CAN ONLY CANCEL AND BE REFUNDED IF YOUR ORDER HAS NOT BEEN DISPACTHED.

Covid Smart is not liable for postal /courier delays or lab related delays for the issuance of results, or incorrect personal data information provided by you which may result in delay of results or test kits being delivered

Fully vaccinated means you have received all necessary doses of a vaccine:

· in the UK, or UK vaccine programme overseas

· 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